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switch horn

German translation: Berührungszünder

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English term or phrase:switch horn
German translation:Berührungszünder
Entered by: Katy62
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15:59 May 23, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Military / Defense
English term or phrase: switch horn
Es handelt sich hierbei um einen Text über Wasserminen und deren Detonation:

The ship has to actually hit the switch horn. You have a fairly low probability of a ship hitting that
Katy62
Local time: 00:44
Berührungszünder
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Hans G. Liepert
Switzerland
Local time: 00:44
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4 +1Berührungszünder
Hans G. Liepert


  

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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Berührungszünder


Explanation:
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Hans G. Liepert
Switzerland
Local time: 00:44
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PRO pts in category: 63
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agree  muttersprachler: Jedenfalls sind es diese "Stacheln", die aus der Mine herausragen. http://www.u-boot-net.de/waffen/mine.jpg //Vielleicht geht der Kontext weiter: horn exactly in line so it must be sensitive to contact from all directions.
6 mins
  -> wobei mir schleierhaft ist, warum ein Schiff den Zünder nicht treffen soll, wofür machen wir denn so einen Aufwand?
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