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English translation: wheel barrow

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Dutch term or phrase:"japanners"
English translation:wheel barrow
Entered by: Vidmantas Stilius
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14:02 Jan 14, 2003
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / construction
Dutch term or phrase: "japanners"
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In gevallen waarbij gebruik wordt gemaakt van pakketten metselstenen,tegels, hout of waarbij meer dan één belaste vloer voorkomt of waarbij
transport van beton plaatsvindt door middel van "japanners" of derge-
lijke, kan de bedoelde toelaatbare belasting gemakkelijk worden over-
schreden en moet derhalve de steiger zwaarder worden uitgevoerd (zie hoofdstuk 5).
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 07:49
wheel barrow
Explanation:
A japanner is a two wheeled wheel barrow used on Dutch building sites. The two wheels offer extra stability when transporting heavier loads. I do not recall ever seeing a japanner in the UK, so I would know it as a wheel barrow.
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Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:49
Grading comment
Thank you!
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4 +1wheel barrow
Dave Greatrix


  

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41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
wheel barrow


Explanation:
A japanner is a two wheeled wheel barrow used on Dutch building sites. The two wheels offer extra stability when transporting heavier loads. I do not recall ever seeing a japanner in the UK, so I would know it as a wheel barrow.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:49
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 124
Grading comment
Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  writeaway: looks like you scared off the competition or did you answer 3 times? anyway, I'm just passing through-not my field at all (except I do know what a wheel barrow is)
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