Singolo rotore veloce a martelli fissi

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08:55 Aug 15, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Italian term or phrase: Singolo rotore veloce a martelli fissi
It is a shredder for waste paper:
Realizzato sul principio del SINGOLO ROTORE VELOCE A MARTELLI FISSI.
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Explanation:
Wow. This phrase makes next to no sense at all, particularly in the context of a paper-shredder, which usually employs rotating razor-edged discs.

Literally, "...implemented in accordance with the principle of a single [high-]speed rotor with fixed [or "stationary"] hammers."

The essential purpose and function of a hammer involves motion, so "martelli fissi" is a very odd phrase.

One other comment: "singolo rotore veloce" does NOT mean "single-speed rotor," which in Italian would be "rotore ad una sola velocità."

Perhaps one of our colleagues can solve the puzzle. -- Tanti auguri, HC

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Explanation:
Wow. This phrase makes next to no sense at all, particularly in the context of a paper-shredder, which usually employs rotating razor-edged discs.

Literally, "...implemented in accordance with the principle of a single [high-]speed rotor with fixed [or "stationary"] hammers."

The essential purpose and function of a hammer involves motion, so "martelli fissi" is a very odd phrase.

One other comment: "singolo rotore veloce" does NOT mean "single-speed rotor," which in Italian would be "rotore ad una sola velocità."

Perhaps one of our colleagues can solve the puzzle. -- Tanti auguri, HC




    Dizionario Tecnico IT<>IN, by Giorgio Marolli (13th ed., Hoepli, 1996)
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