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Oeverzuiging

English translation: bank suction

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Dutch term or phrase:oeverzuiging
English translation:bank suction
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03:34 Nov 16, 2000
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Tech/Engineering
Dutch term or phrase: Oeverzuiging
Oeverzuiging vindt plaats indien een schip buiten de as van het vaarwater vaart en de afstand tot de wal minder is dan 3 à 4 keer de scheepsbreedte.
Simon Jones
Local time: 07:26
bank suction
Explanation:
this may be a translation of the English term, which is why it is hard to find in Dutch. The ref is a sample of various sites where the Englilsh term occurs
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Ken Cox
Local time: 08:26
Grading comment
All were good, but the reference here was most helpful, also in clearing a few other doubts for me. Thanks a lot!
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Summary of answers provided
nabank suctionKen Cox
nasuctionMeturgan
nasuction/drag acting on embankmentBoudewijn van Milligen


  

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suction/drag acting on embankment


Explanation:
A suction effect acts on the embankment when ...

Boudewijn van Milligen
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10 hrs
suction


Explanation:
There is suction towards the shore if a ship sails outside the axis of the channel and the distance to the shore is less than 3 or 4 times the ship’s length.


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Meturgan
Hungary
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11 hrs
bank suction


Explanation:
this may be a translation of the English term, which is why it is hard to find in Dutch. The ref is a sample of various sites where the Englilsh term occurs


    Reference: http://www.zimmermanmarine.com/newsletter-F99.html
Ken Cox
Local time: 08:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1385
Grading comment
All were good, but the reference here was most helpful, also in clearing a few other doubts for me. Thanks a lot!
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