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Gummilappe

English translation: mud flap

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German term or phrase:Gummilappe
English translation:mud flap
Entered by: Cilian O'Tuama
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10:55 Mar 7, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Gummilappe
On a truck: "Spritzschutz durchgehend (durchgehender Gummilappen unter dem Unterfahrschutz")"
Steve Martin
Germany
Local time: 23:55
mud flap
Explanation:
my guess
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Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 23:55
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +8mud flap
Cilian O'Tuama


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
mud flap


Explanation:
my guess

Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 23:55
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 7232
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  keystone
1 hr

agree  Trudy Peters: German should be Gummilappen
1 hr

agree  Elvira Stoianov
1 hr

agree  GBChrista
2 hrs

agree  Martijn Naarding
3 hrs

agree  gangels: splash guard in US
3 hrs

agree  Michael Sebold: "Mud flap" for trucks; "splash guard" for cars. A splash guard is usually a stiffer configuration that looks like a fender-extension.
5 hrs

agree  Steven Sidore: agree wite msebold--there is a truck and car distinction here
9 hrs
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