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English Engineering (general) Translation Glossary

English term English translation
black box effect a system whose inner workings are not visible
Entered by: Charles Davis
folded flat against must not touch
"positive overpressure" positive pressure
Entered by: Witold Palka
(crane) level and footings (provide) level stable/steady footings or base
Entered by: Claudia Coja
(relative) insensitive adjustment setting with reduced sensitivity
Entered by: Tony M
(valves with) P.Q. seats Pleix-Quip
30K less 30 kelvins less (OR below OR lower)
a three-second speed average wind speed measured over an interval of three seconds
accepted or received? were awarded
accompanied accompanied by, not accompanied with
adhesive tape tab end tab
after-run dieseling
AMR Adaptive Multi-Rate
Entered by: Benjamin Schmitt
arguments reasons
Entered by: NancyLynn
as needed basis as-needed basis
Entered by: Talyb Samedov
at scale life-size / full size / at full scale
average torsional hysteresis curve average curve
Axle or shaft or... Axle: subject to lateral forces; shaft: for transmitting torque
Entered by: eski
¼ wavelengths apart appear at intervals equal to one quarter of the wave length
bought out bought as opposed to manufactured in-house
bulk insulation the second sentence
CAMELUS Critical Aeronautical Material/Equipment List +US
carry out welding works [of, on, other preposition ?] ... steels 'to carry out work on smth.' is the correct collocation
Chairman vs. President chairman of the board heads the regulatory board; president is the 'head of the company'
Chartered Engineer Chartered Engineer
chirping linear frequensy modulation
collector air intake
converter manufacturer of finished product/packaging
Entered by: Steffen Walter
copy room a room where the photocopiers are located
Cricket calibre a watch movement
delicate lacking solidity / unsafe / to be treated with caution
Entered by: Charles Davis
double cross marking transparency an 8 point cross same as used when using Xray equipment
Entered by: Cristina Bolohan
Double-flanged spool vs. flanged spool vs spool spools with two flanges, one flange or no flange
doubling interval interval to halve
Entered by: Erich Ekoputra
Dropping off doesn't mean dropping in! Discharging the contents of the vehicle does not result in the vehicle falling in the hole!
dry-rotted brittle from drying out
EAF-EFC Engineering Analysis Function/ Engineering Field Change
early onset water resistance resistance to early attack of water on a substrate
Entered by: Raúl Waldman
exposed fire a fire not entirely enclosed within a container
Entered by: Charles Davis
face (alludes to) \'raised face\' flanges
Entered by: Regi2006
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