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English translation: twilight switch

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Italian term or phrase:interruttore crepuscolare
English translation:twilight switch
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10:22 Aug 20, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Italian term or phrase: interruttore crepuscolare
Fa parte di una specifica tecnica per un impianto elettrico. Come si dice in inglese? Sull'Eurodicautom non c'è e sul Marolli nemmeno...
VMTTRADUCE
Italy
Local time: 05:21
twilight switch
Explanation:
As George says, it appears to be a light sensitive device and from what I see on the web, it switches lighting on and off depending on natural lighting, so for instance, at dusk it will switch on lights (handy for street lighting).
But it does appear to be called a twilight switch in many sites, one of which is English and which I indicate as a reference.

Infra-Red Lamps ... 73433. DS-3. Twilight switch with ON/OFF delay, 230VAC, adjustable switching points. Halogen Illuminators. ...
www.totalsurveillance.co.uk/infralamps.htm - 41k

Angela
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Angela Arnone
Local time: 05:21
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THANKS!!!!!
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Summary of answers provided
na +3twilight switch
Angela Arnone
na +1Light sensor (or dimmer)Alessandra Hall
nalight-sensitive switch
Giles Watson
natwilight switchrebecca pozzoli


  

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6 mins
light-sensitive switch


Explanation:
There are plenty of hits for this term on Google.

HTH,

Giles

Giles Watson
Italy
Local time: 05:21
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1740
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8 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Light sensor (or dimmer)


Explanation:
Nel dizionario di elettronica Zanichelli.

Spero che aiuti.

Alessandra Hall
United States
Local time: 23:21
PRO pts in pair: 22

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Egmont
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1 hr
twilight switch


Explanation:
a very literal translation. Good luck!

rebecca pozzoli
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +3
twilight switch


Explanation:
As George says, it appears to be a light sensitive device and from what I see on the web, it switches lighting on and off depending on natural lighting, so for instance, at dusk it will switch on lights (handy for street lighting).
But it does appear to be called a twilight switch in many sites, one of which is English and which I indicate as a reference.

Infra-Red Lamps ... 73433. DS-3. Twilight switch with ON/OFF delay, 230VAC, adjustable switching points. Halogen Illuminators. ...
www.totalsurveillance.co.uk/infralamps.htm - 41k

Angela


Angela Arnone
Local time: 05:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 3602
Grading comment
THANKS!!!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Peter Cox: d'accordo!
10 hrs

agree  Susan Goodall: this translation is in a glossary on circuit-breakers provided by one of my clients
12 hrs

agree  giogi
12 hrs
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