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English translation: cross-connection

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06:44 Oct 18, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Querschluß
Wiring Diagram for a Not-Aus Kreis:
"Schalter S1 auf "Not-Aus nicht querschlußsicher" einstellen."
Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 01:13
English translation:cross-connection
Explanation:
is the term used by electrical entineers/technicians
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Ken Cox
Local time: 07:13
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nacross-connectionKen Cox
nacross
Johanna Timm, PhD
naShort circuit between connecting wiresBoudewijn van Milligen
na??? Überschlagsfunke ???Dan McCrosky


  

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37 mins
??? Überschlagsfunke ???


Explanation:
This is only a guess, be sure to wait for confirmation before using. My dictionaries and the net do not give any direct electric engineering translation. Normal dictionaries show "a wrench / spanner in the works" for "Querschuss" and there are several net references to the term in this sense.

This site uses the term for computer voltage fluctuation protection but I do not think they mean it in an electrical engineering sense.

"Ein Querschuss kann Tausende kosten"

http://www.lau-net.de/WDI/fsu_usv.htm

Perhaps a "jump spark" = "Überschlagsfunke" is meant where the voltage is high enough to jump through the air over an open or switch in the circuit. As per Ernst and this site:

http://www.connect.ab.ca/~barachj/car-dicj.htm

Dan


Dan McCrosky
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Johanna Timm, PhD
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Short circuit between connecting wires


Explanation:
This is the meaning. It is different from a "Kurzschluss" in that is not a short circuit beteen the live wire and ANY other part, meant is ONLY the short circuit between the two lead wires. Refer to web page below for an illustration. I'm not sure if there's a short English term for that.


    Reference: http://www.zander-aachen.de/Produkte/Sicherheitsschalter_Sic...
Boudewijn van Milligen
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4 hrs
cross


Explanation:
I admit I'm not a specialist on electric wiring but I found above term for Querschluss in my Dictionary of Electronics, Communications and Electrical Engineering. There was no additional info- maybe someone more knowledgable can confirm? I believe it means that the switch is to tbe switched to Emergency(Not)- danger of short circuit. Good luck!


    H. Wernicke:Dictionary of Electronics, Communications and Electrical Engineering
Johanna Timm, PhD
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9 hrs
cross-connection


Explanation:
is the term used by electrical entineers/technicians


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