# cto cto

## English translation: short circuit

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 11:45 Jan 18, 2008
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
 Italian term or phrase: cto cto Below is an extract from a specification for an electricity generator. Any suggestions appreciated. 5.2 Sistema elettrico di potenza - tensione d’esercizio 400 V ; - frequenza 50 Hz; - corrente massima di cto cto del quadro BT ____KA; - sistema di distribuzione trifase; - tipo di messa a terra del sistema TN_S;
 Chris PottUnited Kingdom Local time: 00:40
 English translation:short circuit Explanation:"corto circuito" maximum short-circuit current
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Graham Clarke
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5short circuit
 simon tanner
4 +1short circuit
 Gian
4 +1short circuit
 Graham Clarke
4scc (short circuit current)
 Kira Laudy

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17 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
short circuit

Explanation:
"corto circuito"
maximum short-circuit current

 Graham ClarkeLocal time: 00:40Works in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 12
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agree  simon tanner: sorry, didn't see your answer- I was still writing when you posted
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18 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
short circuit

Explanation:
penso sia Corto circuito (short circuit)

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 GianItalyLocal time: 01:40Works in fieldNative speaker of: ItalianPRO pts in category: 369

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21 mins   confidence:
scc (short circuit current)

Explanation:
cto sta per il valore della corrente di corto circuito di un quadro che può essere espressa come corrente ammissibile di breve durata, ossia il valore efficace della corrente di cto cto che il
quadro può portare senza danneggiarsi oppure tramite la corrente di cto cto condizionata che è quella che il quadro può portare se protetto a monte da un dispositivo di protezione specificato.
ciao
Kira

 Kira LaudyNetherlandsLocal time: 01:40Works in fieldNative speaker of: Italian, DutchPRO pts in category: 8
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23 mins   confidence:
short circuit

Explanation:
stands for short circuit - here we are talking about maximum short circuit current

 simon tannerItalyLocal time: 01:40Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 8
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