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English translation: centering aid (device)


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German term or phrase:Zentrierhilfe
English translation:centering aid (device)
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11:56 Feb 17, 2009
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Flood Defence
German term or phrase: Zentrierhilfe
This is a tech-spec passage about installing support posts for a flood defence system:

Beim Einbau richtet sich die Stuetze durch die am Stuetzenfuss integrierten Zentrierhilfen sicher ueber den in der Sockelmauer einbetonierten und zur kraftschluessigen Verschraubung der Stuetzen vorgesehenen Verankerungsbuechsen aus.
Local time: 12:51
centering aid (device)
my guess for starters
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Jonathan MacKerron
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Thanks to everyone, including Bernd! :)
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Summary of answers provided
1 +5centering aid (device)
Jonathan MacKerron
3alignment/positioning device/aid
Bernd Runge



8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +5
centering aid (device)

my guess for starters

Jonathan MacKerron
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Thanks to everyone, including Bernd! :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Herbert Eppel: Agree. Another option might be "positioning guide"
1 min

agree  Mary Worby: With Herbert too - (centring in UK English)
12 mins

agree  Michael Harris
43 mins

agree  Inge Meinzer
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agree  Rebecca Garber
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alignment/positioning device/aid

Ich denke, dass man mit alignment/positioning mehr den Bezug auf schon stehende Bauten betont, als dass mit centering der Fall wäre.

Note added at 1 Stunde (2009-02-17 13:05:56 GMT)

Sorry Herbert, hatte deinen Kommentar nicht gelesen.

Bernd Runge
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