lightning arrester

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20:56 Jun 28, 2010
English to Malay translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
Additional field(s): Energy / Power Generation, Engineering (general)
English term or phrase: lightning arrester
Definition from DIY Doctor:
A device that connects to and protects an electrical system from lightning and other voltage surges.

Example sentence(s):
  • Lightning arresters are installed on many different pieces of equipment such as power poles and towers, power transformers, circuit breakers, bus structures, and steel superstructures in substations. United States Department of Labor
  • The present invention relates to a lightning arrester comprising resistance elements made of zinc oxide as a main component, having a nonlinear voltage-current characteristic and being disposed in an insulating cylinder... Free Patents Online
  • This reduction in resistance continues until the lightning arrester acts just like a direct short to ground. Upon reaching this condition, the lightning energy diverts to ground away from the protected equipment, thus reducing the effect of the overvoltage. EC&M
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5 +1penangkap kilat
Saharuddin Samian
5Perangkap kilat
Hairullah Tajul Ariffin


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penangkap kilat

Definition from Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu:
Penangkap kilat adalah peranti pelindung daripada kilat yang berupa dawai di atas bumbung atau seutas pengalir yang disambung ke bumi.

Example sentence(s):
  • "Kebakaran ini disyaki berpunca daripada pemasangan alat-alat <b>penangkap kilat</b> yang tidak mengikut spesifikasi," katanya dalam satu kenyataan hari ini. - Malaysiakini  
  • KUASA adalah sinonim dengan penambahbaikan, pembangunan dan kecekapan bagi sistem transmisi kuasa, <b>penangkap kilat</b> dan pengurusan tenaga di Malaysia. - UTem  
Saharuddin Samian
Local time: 13:31
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay

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Perangkap kilat

Definition from own experience or research:
Perangkap kilat adalah satu alat yang digunakan untuk menegelakkan peralatan elektrik atau elektronik dari terkena pancaran kilat.

Example sentence(s):
  • Alat perangkap kilat (lightning arrestor) adalah peranti perlindungan kilat yang biasa dipasang pada struktur bangunan yang tinggi. - work experience 

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Hairullah Tajul Ariffin
Local time: 13:31
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay, Native in EnglishEnglish
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