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German translation: der Kolben

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03:40 Sep 25, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: plunger
the plunger/ plunging part of a syringe. If this part is referred to in German, what could it be?
anja
German translation:der Kolben
Explanation:
In a syringe it is also called Kolben, like a plunger in a pump. Source: Pons Fachwörterbuch Medizin
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Summary of answers provided
naKolben
Brigitte Gendebien
naKolbenUlrike Lieder
natechn. Plunger-, Tauch-, Moenchskolben
Elisabeth Moser
nader KolbenAnita Millar


  

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11 mins
der Kolben


Explanation:
In a syringe it is also called Kolben, like a plunger in a pump. Source: Pons Fachwörterbuch Medizin
Good luck!

Anita Millar
Local time: 01:42
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1 hr
techn. Plunger-, Tauch-, Moenchskolben


Explanation:
2.electr. (Tauch)-Kern, Tauchbolzen
3.Ventilkolben
4. electr. Schwing-, Tauchspule

There are many more translations, depending on context.

Good luck,
Lis


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Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 20:42
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4 hrs
Kolben


Explanation:
In a syringe, it's a Kolben.

From Bunjes, WB Medizin und Pharmazeutik:
plunger = Kolben (der Spritze)

Here is more info than you probably want or need, from Pschyrembel:
Injektionsspritzen (­): Instrumente zur Injektion* flüssiger bzw. gelöster Arzneimittel in Körpergewebe, z. T. auch zur Punktion*; I. bestehen aus einem graduierten Kunststoff- od. Glaszylinder mit zentrischem (Rekordspritze) od. exzentrischem (zur leichteren hautparallelen Injektion: Loeb-Spritze) Kanülenansatz u. einem beweglichen Kolben aus Metall (Rekordspritze), Glas (zur Injektion von Substanzen, die sich bei Metallkontakt verändern: Lüer-Spritze) od. Kunststoff. Heute werden zur Injektion fast ausschließlich Einmalspritzen aus Kunststoff verwendet. Vgl. Injektionskanülen.

Copyright ©1999 Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG

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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 17:42
Native speaker of: German
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6 hrs
Kolben


Explanation:
See text in English and German with pictures: http://www.inkjet.staedtler.de/Service/Anwendungstipps/HP/hp...


    Reference: http://www.gitverlag.de/produkte/lj99_3/422.html
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 02:42
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 53
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