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reserva rodante

English translation: spinning reserve

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Spanish term or phrase:reserva rodante
English translation:spinning reserve
Entered by: Jesús Paredes
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00:09 Aug 14, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: reserva rodante
This is one of the contractual obligations of an electricity generating and distributing company. XXXX queda obligada a cubrir la reserva rodante, control automático de generación y/o control de frecuencia...
Ronda Cunningham
United States
Local time: 23:48
spinning reserve
Explanation:
Reserva disponible, capacidad de reserva conectada y lista para su empleo (central eléctrica). Diccionario F. Beigbeder. Esta fue la traducción recomendada por un ingeniero de procesos.
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Jesús Paredes
Local time: 01:48
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I actually had "rolling reserve" first, but changed it to "spinning reserve" when I found it on Eurodicautom. Still, that answer was helpful. Thanks to all.
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naspinning reserveJesús Paredes
narolling reserveHeathcliff
nareserves in useMegdalina


  

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1 hr
reserves in use


Explanation:
Ojala que te ayude! Suerte!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 79

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Heathcliff
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5 hrs
rolling reserve


Explanation:
or, alternatively, "rotating reserve."

By definition, a "reserve" is a quantity that is not currently in use, but has been set aside for use under certain specific conditions. For an electrical-power company, the obligation to "cover the rolling reserve" refers to the obligation to arrange what are known in the U.S. as "rolling blackouts" or "rolling brownouts"; i.e., reductions in power, usually during very late-night and early-morning hours, in selected areas in order to save energy. (The term "reserva rodante" should not be confused with "reserva conectada a la barra colectora," (the "spinning reserve"), which is a purely technical term.) -- Hope this helps!


    Louis Robb, _Diccionario para Ingenieros ES<>IN_ (28th ed., C.E.C.S.A., 1979)
Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 22:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 843
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6 hrs
spinning reserve


Explanation:
Reserva disponible, capacidad de reserva conectada y lista para su empleo (central eléctrica). Diccionario F. Beigbeder. Esta fue la traducción recomendada por un ingeniero de procesos.

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 01:48
PRO pts in pair: 151
Grading comment
I actually had "rolling reserve" first, but changed it to "spinning reserve" when I found it on Eurodicautom. Still, that answer was helpful. Thanks to all.
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