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English translation: anti-decubitus seating is used ...............

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15:47 Dec 2, 2003
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / wheelchairs
Dutch term or phrase: drempelziiting
Wheelchairs' specs:
"drempelzitting, drempel 3 cm hoog (t.b.v. anti-decubituskussen).

Does this refer to the threshold/ramp clearance?
Frank Hesse
Australia
Local time: 23:09
English translation:anti-decubitus seating is used ...............
Explanation:
on wheel chairs to help in the prevention of decubitus ulcers in the user. They are added to the normal seat of a wheel chair.

This means that the "drempel" that you are talking about is the clearance allowed for additional cushions.

You could perhaps say "clearance for additional seating"

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Note added at 2003-12-02 17:38:49 (GMT)
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I would ask the client Frank, they won\'t hang you because \"drempel\" could mean lots of things.
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Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:09
Grading comment
Thanks for the explanation and the advice.

Cheers,
FRank
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Dave Greatrix


  

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anti-decubitus seating is used ...............


Explanation:
on wheel chairs to help in the prevention of decubitus ulcers in the user. They are added to the normal seat of a wheel chair.

This means that the "drempel" that you are talking about is the clearance allowed for additional cushions.

You could perhaps say "clearance for additional seating"

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Note added at 2003-12-02 17:38:49 (GMT)
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I would ask the client Frank, they won\'t hang you because \"drempel\" could mean lots of things.

Dave Greatrix
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:09
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1747
Grading comment
Thanks for the explanation and the advice.

Cheers,
FRank

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  J. Leo: This seating can be thick enough to require various position changes suited to the person's specific ergonomic needs. The clearance could mean, as you say, lots of things: repositioning the knees, the height of arm rests, etc.
3 hrs

agree  Mirjam Bonne-Nollen
5 hrs

agree  avantix
6 hrs
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