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English translation: immobilizer

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Spanish term or phrase:Inmovilizador
English translation:immobilizer
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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16:23 Aug 25, 2001
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Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Inmovilizador
This is for an auto alarm. But is there a less technical way to call this besides "immobilizer?"
Brent Turnipseed
immobilizer
Explanation:
I know you asked for a different term, but "immobilizer" is just it. Here is how it is translated on this page on Mercedes-Benz:

http://cumba.bizland.com/codigosopcionales.htm

Sistema antirrobo con inmovilizador:
anti-theft warning system with immobilizer

I don't think "immobilizer" sounds too technical or that the other terms sound less technical.

Fuad
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Fuad Yahya
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Thank you. In fact, the term on my sheet was listed right after alarm system. So to have put "alarm system, anti-theft. etc." would almost have sounded redundant.

Thanks again!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1immobilizerFuad Yahya
naAnti-Theft Devicexxxtrans4u
naLocking-deviceIvan Sanchez
naanti-theft alarm systemxxxtrans4u


  

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10 mins
anti-theft alarm system


Explanation:
There´s an alarm that has a "kill switch" that does just that. It kills (stops) the engine after a few minutes if hot-wired instead of using ignition key which has a computer chip in it.

Hope this helps.

Bye

xxxtrans4u
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11 mins
Locking-device


Explanation:
Luck!

Ivan Sanchez
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19 mins
Anti-Theft Device


Explanation:
I found this info. Hope you can use it.

RAVELCO DESCRIPTION
The Ravelco Anti-Theft Device is installed in an easily accessible place under or flush mounted in the dashboard. A removable 16 pin male plug (which when not in use connects to your key chain) makes all the electronic connections. A hidden armored steel cable protects the wires from the rear of the RAVELCO base on through to the engine compartment where all the connections are made and camouflaged. When the plug is removed from the RAVELCO, it is impossible to start the vehicle.
http://www.ravelco.com/prod_desc.htm


xxxtrans4u
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immobilizer


Explanation:
I know you asked for a different term, but "immobilizer" is just it. Here is how it is translated on this page on Mercedes-Benz:

http://cumba.bizland.com/codigosopcionales.htm

Sistema antirrobo con inmovilizador:
anti-theft warning system with immobilizer

I don't think "immobilizer" sounds too technical or that the other terms sound less technical.

Fuad


    Reference: http://cumba.bizland.com/codigosopcionales.htm
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
Thank you. In fact, the term on my sheet was listed right after alarm system. So to have put "alarm system, anti-theft. etc." would almost have sounded redundant.

Thanks again!

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agree  Henry Vaughan: OK
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