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22:33 Mar 29, 2003
German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase:auf engstem Kaum
Das Nah-Wärme-Zentrum ist eine Kombination aus Speicher und Heiyszstem, dadurch gekennyeichnet, daß Heizsystem, Brauchwasserspeicher und-oder Brennstoffspeicher (Öl, Gas, Kohlenstaub, Holzschnitzel und andere) auf engstem Kaum miteinander verbunden sind.
(Can't find "Kaum" as a noun in any of my dictionaries)
Thank you. Maybe I should have realized it was a typo. I did think it must mean "connected as closely as possible".
Anyway, thank you all for confirming that it was just a printer's error. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer