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English translation: dial; display

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Portuguese term or phrase:mostrador
English translation:dial; display
Entered by: Paulo Ferraretto
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01:10 Aug 21, 2001
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: mostrador
(Talking about a train)
O mostrador deverá ser com alimentaçao elétrica de bateria. A dimensao e tipo das letras deverao ser determinadas de modo que se garanta boa visibilidade em...
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dany2303
Local time: 13:25
dial ou display
Explanation:
No caso de instrumentos na cabine de comando, os mostradores são chamados de "dial".

No caso de exibição de informações genéricas em telas de computador ou em espaços públicos podem ser chamados de "displays".

Ref: American Heritage Dictionary.

dial n. 1. A graduated surface or face on which a measurement, such as speed, is indicated by a moving needle or pointer. 2.a. The face of a clock. b. A sundial.

display n. -- Computer Science. A device that gives information in a visual form, as on a screen. b. A visual representation of information.
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nadial ou displayPaulo Ferraretto
naDisplay ou Counter, o que se aplicar mais ao contexto
Luciana Miquelino


  

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3 hrs
Display ou Counter, o que se aplicar mais ao contexto


Explanation:
Me parece ser o DISPLAY, mais que o COUNTER, pois fala em letras, mas dependendo do contexto, COUNTER funciona.
Encontrei no dicionário de termos técnicos de Eugênio Fürstenau.

Luciana Miquelino
Brazil
Local time: 14:25
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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3 hrs
dial ou display


Explanation:
No caso de instrumentos na cabine de comando, os mostradores são chamados de "dial".

No caso de exibição de informações genéricas em telas de computador ou em espaços públicos podem ser chamados de "displays".

Ref: American Heritage Dictionary.

dial n. 1. A graduated surface or face on which a measurement, such as speed, is indicated by a moving needle or pointer. 2.a. The face of a clock. b. A sundial.

display n. -- Computer Science. A device that gives information in a visual form, as on a screen. b. A visual representation of information.


Paulo Ferraretto
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