need hour

German translation: Zeitsignal

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English term or phrase:time signal
German translation:Zeitsignal
Entered by: Elvira Schmid

13:24 Dec 18, 2003
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: need hour
If the clock failed to catch the time signal, it will attempt to seek in the need hour, up to 4 attempts.

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Elvira Schmid
Italy
Local time: 04:47
Typo for "next"?
Explanation:
That is my best guess - and it is only that, although the text has another error, as stated above.

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Note added at 2003-12-18 14:09:27 (GMT) Post-grading
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In \"correct\" English, the \"failed\" would normally read \"has failed\", to be followed by \"will\". \"Failed\" on its own is rather indefinite....
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David Moore
Local time: 04:47
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Typo for "next"?


Explanation:
That is my best guess - and it is only that, although the text has another error, as stated above.

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Note added at 2003-12-18 14:09:27 (GMT) Post-grading
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In \"correct\" English, the \"failed\" would normally read \"has failed\", to be followed by \"will\". \"Failed\" on its own is rather indefinite....

David Moore
Local time: 04:47
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