Gerätesteckdose

English translation: 5 pronged appliance outlet

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06:31 May 18, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Gerätesteckdose
5polige Gerätesteckdose
willie
English translation:5 pronged appliance outlet
Explanation:
use "socket" for Britisch English
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Summary of answers provided
na5-pin unit connector
John Kinory
naoutlet for 5-pronged plug, or 5-pronged outlet
Uta Moerschell
na5-pole Instrument/machine/device/ Socket
Michael Dollman
na5-pin courtesy outlet
xxxKristina M
na5 pronged appliance outlet
xxxG_Edition
nareceptacle for/on the equipment
Nancy Schmeing
nacoupler socket //connector
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6 mins
coupler socket //connector


Explanation:
Definition given in Ernst Woerterbuch der industriellen Technik.
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Claire

Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
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8 mins
5 pronged appliance outlet


Explanation:
use "socket" for Britisch English
HTH

xxxG_Edition
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48 mins
receptacle for/on the equipment


Explanation:
This is a place to plug in a plug for electrical power. It is either on the device in question, so that auxiliary devices may be plugged in, or (more likely) the receptacle that the device itself is plugged into, according to context. It takes a special 5-prong plug. That is no doubt why it is called a device receptacle, or a receptacle for the equipment, instead of just an ordinary receptacle.

Nancy Schmeing
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53 mins
5-pin courtesy outlet


Explanation:
Definitely "pin" in US-English. "courtesy outlet" is a term I keep coming across with all kinds of equipment (I usually translate from English into German).

Kristina


xxxKristina M
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2 hrs
5-pole Instrument/machine/device/ Socket


Explanation:
Which of the nouns applies depends on what the Geraet is, where to measure = instrument, with moving parts = machine or electronic = device

Michael Dollman
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10 hrs
5-pin unit connector


Explanation:
'pin' is UK English, (not 'pole').
'unit' would cover most situations, and again is common in UK English.
Ref. (e.g.) Routledge.

John Kinory
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22 hrs
outlet for 5-pronged plug, or 5-pronged outlet


Explanation:
Plugs with 5 prongs are used for 3-phase power with distributed neutral and ground. This would be something used with rather high power consumption (starting from a couple of kW). There are also plugs on audio equipment which have 5 holes or 5 pins, in which I would put receptable for 5-pin connector.

Uta Moerschell
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