assorbire

English translation: consume

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Italian term or phrase:assorbire
English translation:consume
Entered by: Marc Rizkallah

16:16 Feb 10, 2012
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation
Italian term or phrase: assorbire
Le unità di GD dovranno esser in grado di assorbire potenza reattiva (comportamento induttivo) in prossimità del 110 % di Un e erogare potenza reattiva (comportamento capacitivo) in prossimità del 90 % di Un
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The distributed generation (?) units must be able to ??? reactive power (inductive behavior) when approaching 110% of Un and lag reactive power (capacitive behavior) when approaching 90% of Un.
Marc Rizkallah
Canada
Local time: 11:29
absorb
Explanation:
need to distinguish between the angles of the reactive power poles and the capacity to absorb and convey said power.
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Vincent Lemma
Italy
Local time: 11:29
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Thank you Vincent.
To cilantro: in the reference you provided (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_factor) they do speak about "consuming" and "supplying" reactive power so I think these verbs can be used in the same way as in Italian.
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4must be able to support reactive power factor of 0.90
cilantro
4absorb
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absorb


Explanation:
need to distinguish between the angles of the reactive power poles and the capacity to absorb and convey said power.

Vincent Lemma
Italy
Local time: 11:29
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PRO pts in category: 50
Grading comment
Thank you Vincent.
To cilantro: in the reference you provided (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_factor) they do speak about "consuming" and "supplying" reactive power so I think these verbs can be used in the same way as in Italian.
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must be able to support reactive power factor of 0.90


Explanation:
Idem. As per our previous discussion, in this context assorbire cannot be translated literally nor used as verb.

cilantro
Israel
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