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presa bipasso

English translation: 2-pin socket

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Italian term or phrase:presa bipasso
English translation:2-pin socket
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10:23 Aug 20, 2001
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Italian term or phrase: presa bipasso
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VMTTRADUCE
Italy
Local time: 20:26
2-pin socket
Explanation:
presa is a socket - it's in all dictionaries and it's every day English.

bipasso is the sort with 2 pins, like we have in Italy

see this
http://www.bticino.it/BT/BT_Professionisti.nsf

There is a photo of a presa bipasso and it corresponds to what I call a 2-pin socket in English

Angela
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Angela Arnone
Local time: 20:26
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Thanks again! I take this as the most helpful because I had 117 matches on the Internet, against 0 for "dual standard outlet". Thanks everybody, anyway. Valeria

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Summary of answers provided
410/16A Italian dual-use socket
Jo Macdonald
na2-pin socket
Angela Arnone
nadual standard outletrebecca pozzoli
natwo-way pass restraintIsodynamia


  

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20 mins
two-way pass restraint


Explanation:
This is all I can think of without context. Any context available?

Isodynamia
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1 hr
dual standard outlet


Explanation:
dual standard = bipasso (that is " a doppio passo");
outlet = term used by electricians. Literally, "current outlet" to be used by a pin.
Bye! Rebecca

rebecca pozzoli
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1 hr
2-pin socket


Explanation:
presa is a socket - it's in all dictionaries and it's every day English.

bipasso is the sort with 2 pins, like we have in Italy

see this
http://www.bticino.it/BT/BT_Professionisti.nsf

There is a photo of a presa bipasso and it corresponds to what I call a 2-pin socket in English

Angela


Angela Arnone
Local time: 20:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 3602
Grading comment
Thanks again! I take this as the most helpful because I had 117 matches on the Internet, against 0 for "dual standard outlet". Thanks everybody, anyway. Valeria
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10/16A Italian dual-use socket


Explanation:
A socket/outlet that can take the bigger 16A and smaller 10A plugs.
Also called bypass or duplex sockets.

See
Socket that can accommodate both 10A and 16A plugs (see no. 6). The left hand outlet has quite common bipasso or bivalente (dual use) figure of eight shaped slots. The larger (5.1 mm) diameter 16A slots have a 26 mm spacing; the smaller (4.5 mm) 10A slots have a 19 mm spacing, which is also suitable for Europlugs. Brand name: BTicino.
http://fam-oud.nl/~plugsocket/Italian1.html

presa bipasso
https://www.google.es/search?q=GEW20203 switch&ie=utf-8&oe=u...


10/16A Italian dual-use socket
https://www.google.es/search?q=GEW20203 switch&ie=utf-8&oe=u...

Jo Macdonald
Spain
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