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English translation: shower fixtures

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Dutch term or phrase:douchearmaturen
English translation:shower fixtures
Entered by: Ken Cox
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02:39 Mar 14, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Dutch term or phrase: douchearmaturen
Voor een optimale werking van de douchearmaturen is op het warmwatertappunt minimaal 8 l./min. benodigd.
This is from a text concerning the fitting of a domestic shower.
Christopher Smith
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:04
shower fixtures
Explanation:
at least in NA, this is the commonly used term
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Ken Cox
Local time: 10:04
Grading comment
Thanks to all of you. It was hard to choose the best answer, but I went for Ken's for the website reference.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naShower fixtures
Willemina Hagenauw
nashower fixturesKen Cox
nashower componentsTitia Dijkstra


  

Answers


15 mins
shower components


Explanation:
strictly speaking, armaturen are fittings, but in the context I would say that components is the better choice


    Van Dale Groot Woordenboek
Titia Dijkstra
Local time: 10:04
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 84
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19 mins
shower fixtures


Explanation:
at least in NA, this is the commonly used term


    Reference: http://www.plumbingsupply.com/bannertubshower.html
Ken Cox
Local time: 10:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1385
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Thanks to all of you. It was hard to choose the best answer, but I went for Ken's for the website reference.
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30 mins
Shower fixtures


Explanation:
This is the most usual expression used by plumbers and shower suppliers. I think with translations like these you have to look at the common use rather than a strict dictionary translation.

Hope this helps.

Lots of success!

Willemina

Willemina Hagenauw
Local time: 09:04
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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