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German translation: Nahfeld-

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21:00 Mar 6, 2007
English to German translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments / ophthalmology
English term or phrase: "nf" (no flange/no fluid)
This is the same 4 Mirror High Mag Gonio Lens as in my previous question.
They are now describing the “nf” (no flange/no fluid) design of the lens.
I have absolutely no idea how to translate this sensibly.

Thanks for any help at all!
Martina Keskintepe
Malta
Local time: 06:22
German translation:Nahfeld-
Explanation:
An educated guess; relevant in the context of lenses.


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Note added at 11 hrs (2007-03-07 08:29:19 GMT)
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Sorry Martina, I misunderstood your question.

In that case it seems to me that 'flanschlos' should fit for the first part. And as the lens set is not fitted with/in a flange, it is impossible to put a fluid in the gap between them (e.g. some oil to match refractive indexes). I'm not so sure a term like 'oellos' would make much sense to the reader, though.


See also http://www.aokswiss.ch/d/tel/lo-refraktor.html
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Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 06:22
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Harry, thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I finally chose to use "NF (ohne Flansch und Flüssigkeit) which my client liked. However, I am not 100% sure the translation is correct and therefore do not want to add it to the glossary.
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nf / near-field
Nahfeld-


Explanation:
An educated guess; relevant in the context of lenses.


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Note added at 11 hrs (2007-03-07 08:29:19 GMT)
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Sorry Martina, I misunderstood your question.

In that case it seems to me that 'flanschlos' should fit for the first part. And as the lens set is not fitted with/in a flange, it is impossible to put a fluid in the gap between them (e.g. some oil to match refractive indexes). I'm not so sure a term like 'oellos' would make much sense to the reader, though.


See also http://www.aokswiss.ch/d/tel/lo-refraktor.html


    Reference: http://www.physik.fu-berlin.de/~wegnerd/diplomarbeit-www/nod...
Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 06:22
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Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 19
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Harry, thanks for pointing me in the right direction. I finally chose to use "NF (ohne Flansch und Flüssigkeit) which my client liked. However, I am not 100% sure the translation is correct and therefore do not want to add it to the glossary.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks Harry, but I think there must be a direct translation of no flange/no fluid. I found this sentence on a website: "The standard fluid design (flanged glass contact element) provides a stable platform during laser treatment of the anterior segmen". But this still does not make sense to me.

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Changes made by editors
Mar 7, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term asked“nf” (no flange/no fluid) » \"nf\" (no flange/no fluid)


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