aanzet

10:40 Dec 20, 2006
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Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Science - Archaeology
Dutch term or phrase: aanzet
Aanzet begraven bodem op ROmeinse dijk
Detailbeeld van begraven bodem die op dijklichaam omhoog loopt.
balohan
Local time: 08:02


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4springing
Saskia Steur (X)
3base
Tina Vonhof


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springing


Explanation:
Source:

Kluwer Bouw
Eurodicautom

or: springing line as mentioned here:
http://www.dot.state.oh.us/preventivemaintenance/Glossary/s_...

Saskia Steur (X)
Local time: 08:02
Native speaker of: Dutch

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neutral  writeaway: but how does that fit in this context?
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base


Explanation:
I'm not an archaeologist but aanzet usually means start or beginning, so I looked for the term base in an archaeological context and found:

"The base of the buried soil contained fragments of Medieval pottery"


    Reference: http://www.britarch.ac.uk/BA/ba77/feat2.shtml
Tina Vonhof
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