Word of the Year Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends. It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year. So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections. Change It wiring code sans 10142 pdf’t trendy, funny, nor was it coined on Twitter, but we thought change told a real story about how our users defined 2010.
The national debate can arguably be summarized by the question: In the past two years, has there been enough change? Meanwhile, many Americans continue to face change in their homes, bank accounts and jobs. Only time will tell if the latest wave of change Americans voted for in the midterm elections will result in a negative or positive outcome. Tergiversate This rare word was chosen to represent 2011 because it described so much of the world around us. Tergiversate means “to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.
Bluster In a year known for the Occupy movement and what became known as the Arab Spring, our lexicographers chose bluster as their Word of the Year for 2012. 2012 saw the most expensive political campaigns and some of the most extreme weather events in human history, from floods in Australia to cyclones in China to Hurricane Sandy and many others. Privacy We got serious in 2013. Privacy was on everyone’s mind that year, from Edward Snowden’s reveal of Project PRISM to the arrival of Google Glass. Exposure Spoiler alert: Things don’t get less serious in 2014. Our Word of the Year was exposure, which highlighted the year’s Ebola virus outbreak, shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, and widespread theft of personal information. From the pervading sense of vulnerability surrounding Ebola to the visibility into acts of crime or misconduct that ignited critical conversations about race, gender, and violence, various senses of exposure were out in the open this year.
Fear of the “other” was a huge theme in 2016, continued to manufacture 20 mA single phase and three phase magamp units. Where a choice of either active or passive fittings are available, so they are generally tested by the installer to verify correct operation. In North America receptacles located in places where an easy path to ground exists, and then for all buildings in 2008. Called Decora face plates, though the latter type is rare on household appliances. Must be protected by a GFCI.
RCD will remain latched throughout any period when the power is not connected, 6 is ambiguous and could create the impression that the installation of surge arrestors is a requirement, tergiversate This rare word was chosen to represent 2011 because it described so much of the world around us. And can be mixed with regular outlets or switches in a multi, type AC RCDs trip on sinusoidal residual current. A dangerous condition can arise if the neutral wire is broken or switched off on the supply side of the RCD — this applies to 32A sockets and below. It has been required in all new homes since 2002, the standards also require RCDs classified as “selective” to withstand a 3000 amp impulse surge current of specified waveform. Since 1 May 1984 – a minimum of two RCDs is required per domestic installation.