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English translation: cooling tower

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German term or phrase:Gradierwerk
English translation:cooling tower
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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11:33 Mar 28, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing / Sugar refinery
German term or phrase: Gradierwerk
I found the terms graduation works/thorn house in KudoZ, but not in this context in the Internet:

Zentral im Bild die Zuckerfabrik mit ihren charakteristischen drei Schornsteinen. Das Gradierwerk am Teich diente zur Wasserküh¬lung während der Zuckerproduktion.
AndrewSzep
Local time: 03:20
cooling tower
Explanation:
According to my Langenscheidt "e-Fachwörterbuch Architektur und Bauwesen", a Gradierwerk can also be a cooling tower, which appears more appropriate in your context.
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Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 03:20
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3 +1cooling tower
Steffen Walter


  

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cooling tower


Explanation:
According to my Langenscheidt "e-Fachwörterbuch Architektur und Bauwesen", a Gradierwerk can also be a cooling tower, which appears more appropriate in your context.



    Reference: http://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%93%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B4%D0%B8%...
Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 03:20
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