opspoelen

06:47 Sep 1, 2005
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Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Dutch term or phrase: opspoelen
Context:

Na staalname wordt het macrobenthos door zeven van het sediment gescheiden [...]. Wanneer het macrobenthos levend wordt opgespoeld (fixatie na het zeven), kunnen sommige soorten door de mazen van de zeef ontsnappen).
balohan
Local time: 10:59


Summary of answers provided
3to coil
Lotte Scott
3...is *washed up* alive...
KimvanLent
3to rinse
Marcel Van den Heuvel


  

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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
to rinse


Explanation:
opspoelen in de betekenis van spoelen zoals in wasmachine is 'to rinse'

Marcel Van den Heuvel
Local time: 10:59
Native speaker of: Native in FlemishFlemish, Native in DutchDutch
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
...is *washed up* alive...


Explanation:
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KimvanLent
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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
to coil


Explanation:
"opspoelen" is also a term used in photography, where you coil up your black and white film (in the dark - it can be a mess believe me!) before developing it in a special black box.

Lotte Scott
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:59
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
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