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English translation: service life

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Spanish term or phrase:vida util
English translation:service life
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18:52 Jul 18, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Spanish term or phrase: vida util
vida util de un motor diesel
miguevarela
Local time: 13:41
service life
Explanation:
depends on the context:
ceramics and glass - working life
coal technology/construction - service life
packaging - service/useful/working life
photography - working life
electrical eng - lifetime, service life
mechanical eng - service life
nuclear - service life

for a diesel engine, I guess the term would be service life
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Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 14:41
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Summary of answers provided
na +1useful life
Alejandra Paz
na +1Useful life of a diesel engine/motor
Terry Burgess
natechnical working life, lifespan
Elinor Thomas
nalifespan
Camaxilo
nauseful lifeFuad Yahya
nauseful life, service lifexxxeurotransl
naWorking life
George Rabel
naservice lifeMarcus Malabad


  

Answers


8 mins
Working life


Explanation:
Or "operating life"
Good luck

George Rabel
Local time: 08:41
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 12
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14 mins
service life


Explanation:
depends on the context:
ceramics and glass - working life
coal technology/construction - service life
packaging - service/useful/working life
photography - working life
electrical eng - lifetime, service life
mechanical eng - service life
nuclear - service life

for a diesel engine, I guess the term would be service life



    Reference: http://www.pecuniary.com/synthetics/servicelife.html
    Reference: http://www.rockyprop.com/hartzell/hc-sl-61-61v.html
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 14:41
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
PRO pts in category: 4
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14 mins peer agreement (net): +1
useful life


Explanation:
"the useful life of a diesel engine"

Espero que te ayude.


    Exp.
Alejandra Paz
Argentina
Local time: 10:41

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Terry Burgess: Tiene que haber solidaridad siempre:-)
27 mins
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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Useful life of a diesel engine/motor


Explanation:
Hope this helps:-)
terry


    Oxford Superlex
Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 07:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alejandra Paz: Terry, casi coincidís conmigo , veo...
4 mins
  -> Gracias! Las mentes grandes piensan iguales:-)
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32 mins
useful life, service life


Explanation:
These are the two most common terms in English.

Espero te ayude.

xxxeurotransl
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39 mins
useful life


Explanation:
Look at the following:

http://www.imp-auto.com/red/rlo_fa.html

“Red Line Lead Substitute prolongs the useful life of these engines; cleans carburetor deposits and injectors and will not damage catalytic converters.”


http://moneycentral.msn.com/taxes/glossary/glossary.asp?Term...

“Useful Life: The number of years depreciable business property is expected to be productive and in use. For depreciation purposes, the IRS has predetermined useful lives for most types of business properties.”

Fuad


    Reference: http://www.imp-auto.com/red/rlo_fa.html
    Reference: http://moneycentral.msn.com/taxes/glossary/glossary.asp?Term...
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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41 mins
technical working life, lifespan


Explanation:
Euradicautom (Mech)
good luck!

Elinor Thomas
Local time: 10:41
Native speaker of: Spanish
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1 hr
lifespan


Explanation:
technically it is known as" lifespan" the longetivity of a human made device.

Camaxilo
Local time: 07:41
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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