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10:37 Jul 25, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Swedish term or phrase: i ej Driftsatta
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Summary of answers provided
nain non-operating
CCW
na"should not be set in motion/operation" or "not in operational..."
Donald MacDonell-Sanderson
na -1in non-commissioned
Sven Petersson


  

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1 hr
in non-operating


Explanation:
drift = operation, running

sätta i = put into

thus, "i ej driftsatta" = "in non-operating (running) [units, devices, etc.]

CCW
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 139

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Sven Petersson: OOPS! "Ej driftsatta" have never operated. "Non-operating" could have been in operation and been shut down!
3 hrs
  -> I don't agree; "non-operating" means that the unit, etc. is not working, regardles of if it was working before or not

agree  Glenn Viklund: 'within' may be better. And possibly 'mode' at the end. SP doesn't read the question.
6 hrs
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2 hrs
"should not be set in motion/operation" or "not in operational..."


Explanation:
More than likely this is the second alternative, but without further evidence, it is a guess.

Qualified engineer AMICE



Donald MacDonell-Sanderson
Local time: 09:08
PRO pts in pair: 33
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
in non-commissioned


Explanation:
Meanin something that has (not yet) started up.


    Native English and Swedish speaking engineer.
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 10:08
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8077

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Glenn Viklund: not whatsoever
3 hrs
  -> Please supply some kind of motivation or reference with your opinion!
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