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Dutch translation: transmissiebak

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English term or phrase:gear box
Dutch translation:transmissiebak
Entered by: Carla Zwanenberg
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08:47 Mar 12, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: gear box
Reversing the gear box will casue the impeller to turn counter clockwise.
Ann Vanden Poel
transmissiebak
Explanation:
gear = transmissie

Is in Kluwer En>Nl onder gear change box te vinden.
Carla
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Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 18:46
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Summary of answers provided
naversnellingsbakKurt Matthys
naversnellingsbakRenate Bos
naversnellingsbak ,wisselbakxxxHenri
naversnellingsbak
Els Govaerts
naversnellings- of wisselbak
Evert DELOOF-SYS
natransmissiebak
Carla Zwanenberg


  

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6 mins
transmissiebak


Explanation:
gear = transmissie

Is in Kluwer En>Nl onder gear change box te vinden.
Carla


    Kluwer technisch En>Nl
Carla Zwanenberg
Netherlands
Local time: 18:46
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in pair: 317

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Anneken
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12 mins
versnellings- of wisselbak


Explanation:
(van bv. auto).

Sometimes also (context-sensitive): 'tandwielkast'.

No references needed. Native speaker.
But if you really need one, you should find it in any dictionary (eg. Wolters' Woordenboek Engels-Nederlands):-)

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 18:46
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 2706

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15 mins
versnellingsbak


Explanation:
In Belgium this variant is certainly more common.

In the dictionary: schakelmechanisme, transmissiebak, versnellingsbak


    Kluwer Groot Polytechnisch Woordenboek Eng-Ned.
Els Govaerts
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PRO pts in pair: 28

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1 hr
versnellingsbak ,wisselbak


Explanation:
Het in achteruit zetten van de versnellingsbak brengt [/zal] de drijvende kracht/ voortstuwer ertoe [brengen] tegen de wijzers van de klok in te draaien.

Gear box =
1) <auto> versnellingsbak --> wisselbak
2) tandwielkast --> kettingkast

Impeller =
drijvende kracht, voortstuwer

counterclockwise =
linksdraaiend --> tegen de wijzers van de klok in (draaiend)


    Dictionary of Automotive Engineering
xxxHenri
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PRO pts in pair: 78

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9 hrs
versnellingsbak


Explanation:
Certainly used in Belgium.


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Kurt Matthys
Belgium
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4 days
versnellingsbak


Explanation:
of transmissiebak, schakelmechanisme


    Kluwer Polytechnisch woordenboek
Renate Bos
Local time: 18:46

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