jetfoils

German translation: Turbinenboot

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English term or phrase:jetfoils
German translation:Turbinenboot
Entered by: Dierk Seeburg

14:31 May 24, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: jetfoils
hydrofoils are Tragflächenboote, but what are jetfoils?
G_Edition (X)
Turbinenboot
Explanation:
A jet is a Duese, often containing a Turbine, and that is why a jetfoil is a Turbinenboot.
Cheerio,
Dierk
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Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 21:11
Grading comment
I am in favor of the German wording! However, thanks to both of you!
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naJetfoils
Claudia Tomaschek
naTurbinenboot
Dierk Seeburg


  

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7 mins
Turbinenboot


Explanation:
A jet is a Duese, often containing a Turbine, and that is why a jetfoil is a Turbinenboot.
Cheerio,
Dierk

Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 21:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 130
Grading comment
I am in favor of the German wording! However, thanks to both of you!
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37 mins
Jetfoils


Explanation:
As far as I know Jetfoil remains Jetfoil in Germany. You can easily check that by visiting some of the travel related web sites and look for ferries to GB. The two links attached are a description of the general priciple and one of the above mentioned travel related web sites.

Cheers
Claudia


    Reference: http://www.spoonerinc.com/jetfoil.html
    Reference: http://www.netcenter.wtg-online.com/data/be/be009.html
Claudia Tomaschek
Local time: 05:11
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 877
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