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09:58 Jul 24, 2005
German to English translations [PRO] Computers (general)
German term or phrase:Aufbuchen / Aufbuchungsautomat
System für bargeldlose Bezahlungen (Kantinen etc). Der Karteninhaber lädt (= bucht auf ) das Geld auf die Karte, indem er Banknoten in den Aufbuchungsautomaten steckt. An der Kasse werden dann seine Einkäufe abgebucht.
Explanation: That is like with prepaid mobile phones. You go to a top-up machine, top up some credit on your card, and then, in this case, you might use it for buying meals in the canteen. I've seen that system at work in canteens in Germany.
Holger41 Ireland Local time: 03:15 Specializes in field Native speaker of: German, English