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magnetic limpett mines

German translation: Haftminen

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English term or phrase:magnetic limpet mines
German translation:Haftminen
Entered by: Hermann
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19:30 Jun 23, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Unterwasserminen
English term or phrase: magnetic limpett mines
hallo guten abend,
weiss jemand, was "magnetic limpett mines" sein sollen? es handelt sich dabei um die beiden "bomben", mit denen die "rainbow warrior" (nr.1) vor fast zwanzig jahren im hafen von auckland versenkt wurde...
nennt man das magnetminen? oder ist "limpett" irgendwas besonderes?
besten dank und gruss aus muenchen
angela
Angela Kosler
Germany
Local time: 09:22
Haftminen
Explanation:
impet mine (mil) / Haftmine f

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Note added at 1 min (2005-06-23 19:32:22 GMT)
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*l*impet mine
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Hermann
Local time: 08:22
Grading comment
Vielen Dank und Gruß!
Angela
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +7Haftminen
Hermann


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Haftminen


Explanation:
impet mine (mil) / Haftmine f

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Note added at 1 min (2005-06-23 19:32:22 GMT)
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*l*impet mine

Hermann
Local time: 08:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Vielen Dank und Gruß!
Angela

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jccantrell: sounds good, btw, limpet: a marine gastropod mollusk (especially families Acmaeidae and Patellidae) that has a low conical shell broadly open beneath, browses over rocks or timbers in the littoral area, and clings very tightly when disturbed
38 mins
  -> cheers :-O!

agree  Sven Petersson
1 hr
  -> Danke

agree  Hans G. Liepert
3 hrs
  -> Danke

agree  Gabriele Kaessler
3 hrs
  -> Danke

agree  ahartje
10 hrs
  -> Danke

agree  David Moore
12 hrs
  -> Danke :-)

agree  Gabriele Twohig: Genau. Hab gerade mal bei Google nachgeschaut, es gibt auch "*magnetische* Haftmine".
14 hrs
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