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I have usually heard of potenciómetro to refer to what you mean, a knob. I even use this term for my guitar. I'm not an expert at all, but I think this is the most common term in Spanish for this.
I have also heard of interruptor for a radio knob, especially if it's got an on/off item, but I think this is imprecise, although some people use it.
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By the way, we don't use potenciómetro in my part of the country.
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To vary the subject slightly, umbligo
is commonly called belly button although naval
is the proper work. Umbligo is an ugly work. Is there
a belly-button equivalent in Spanish?
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Old June 19, 2008, 01:54 PM
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To vary the subject slightly, ombligo
is commonly called belly button although navel
is the proper work. Ombligo is an ugly work. Is there
a belly-button equivalent in Spanish?
Sorry, no other alternatives.
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Thanks Rusty and Alfonso for clearing up how potenciómetro is used.
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