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18:56 Feb 14, 2006
Chinese to English translations [PRO] Science - Military / Defense / missile
Chinese term or phrase:脱靶管
“脱靶“refers to the instance when a missile misses its target, but what is "脱靶管?" and how to translate it into English? Thanks much in advance.
Hi, I think tube can be used here, then I searched the use of tube, with missile, missing, and tube as the clue, then I got sth for tube use in this aspect. I did not find "missing tube" directly, but from 20 years' experience, I think it is OK.
Yang Zi, thanks for the response. May I ask how you come to be so confident about the term because the few Google hits I get on "missing tube" have nothing to do with missiles. Could you please clarify the source? Thanks
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13 hrs confidence:
Explanation: I'm quite confident, even without find any reference.
Yangzi Local time: 17:47 Native speaker of: Chinese