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German translation: Hirntropf/Traumtropf

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16:49 Apr 18, 2006
English to German translations [PRO]
Medical: Pharmaceuticals / Science Fiction
English term or phrase: subsal
Has anyone got an idea what a subsal might be? It's mentioned in a SF novel with lots of acronyms and abbreviations - might be one of those, but I don't seem to be able to come up with a solution.
Context: She was coming to the end of a tream (= technically induced dream), socked into a traumalyser and a linked-up subsal.... The subsal's transparent tube disappeared into a tiny neuro-taplet just behind her left earlobe... ... if you selected the right template from the traumalyser ...
Local time: 12:09
German translation:Hirntropf/Traumtropf
Thanks for the explanation
oder Unterbewusstseinstropf (subconscious + saline IV)
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Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 03:09
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That's it. Thanks
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1 +1Hirntropf/TraumtropfTeresa Reinhardt

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Thanks for the explanation
oder Unterbewusstseinstropf (subconscious + saline IV)

Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 03:09
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 32
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That's it. Thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michaela Sommer: I like that (doesn't exist though, does it...?)
37 mins
  -> Thanks, Michaela - who knows? In SF, it seems to...sometimes I wonder...
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