chuveiro elétrico

English translation: electric shower head

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Portuguese term or phrase:chuveiro elétrico
English translation:electric shower head
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)

17:36 Nov 12, 2011
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Metrology / Brasil
Portuguese term or phrase: chuveiro elétrico
8. O comprimento da resistência de um chuveiro elétrico, colocado na posição "inverno", fica reduzido à metade, em relação ao comprimento na posição "verão".A razão entre a potência consumida pelo chuveiro na posição "verão" (Pv) e na posição "inverno" (Pi) é de
Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 06:08
electric shower head
Explanation:
The cheapest and most popular way to get a hot shower in Brazil.

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Paula Borges
Brazil
Local time: 07:08
Grading comment
Muito obrigado, Paula
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4 +9electric shower head
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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +9
electric shower head


Explanation:
The cheapest and most popular way to get a hot shower in Brazil.




    Reference: http://www.green-energy-efficient-homes.com/electric-shower-...
Paula Borges
Brazil
Local time: 07:08
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Muito obrigado, Paula

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ward Whittaker: absolutly agree, on the button, horrible things, Go Gas !!
11 mins
  -> thank you Ward!

agree  Henrique Magalhaes
2 hrs
  -> obrigada Henrique!

agree  Shirley Leite
2 hrs
  -> obrigada Shirley!

agree  Laureana Pavon
3 hrs
  -> obrigada Laureana!

agree  Isabella Kenfield
4 hrs
  -> obrigada Isa!

agree  connie leite
4 hrs
  -> obrigada Connie!

agree  airmailrpl: The most common and most popular way to get a hot shower in Brazil - but not the cheapest...electricity cost in Brasil is one of the highest in the world - and these electric shower heads pull up to 25 amps of current.
6 hrs
  -> Thank you. These shower heads can cost under R$ 30, tho in some cases need to be replaced often.

agree  Lindsay Spratt: Agree, but they don't always go hot enough for my standards! :)
7 hrs
  -> Thank you Lindsay! :)

agree  Martin Riordan: If they are not hot enough in Rio, imagine in the frozen wastes of RS!
1 day 1 hr
  -> They seem hot enough for me, but we have switched to gas now and I won't go back!
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