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geared centre-scrolling wheel

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03:42 Sep 12, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: geared centre-scrolling wheel
It's a text about a computer mouse:...with 5 programmable mouse buttons plus a geared centre-scrolling wheel
How would you translated geared?
eveline
German translation:see below
Explanation:
I would not translate it.
geared= driven esp. via a gearbox, motor or other source of power, which is impossible to imagine, as you WANT to move the wheel yourself.
I beleive its ad cosmetcs - it SOUNDS more advanced and even it were to mean "geared up" it doesn't add anything.
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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 13:01
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Thanks a lot for your help - I think it is great that you took the trouble to look at it. And I think its the most useful answer!
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Explanation:
I would not translate it.
geared= driven esp. via a gearbox, motor or other source of power, which is impossible to imagine, as you WANT to move the wheel yourself.
I beleive its ad cosmetcs - it SOUNDS more advanced and even it were to mean "geared up" it doesn't add anything.

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 13:01
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 711
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your help - I think it is great that you took the trouble to look at it. And I think its the most useful answer!
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