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German translation: Sirene (,Klein/st/lautpsrecher)

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English term or phrase:sounder
German translation:Sirene (,Klein/st/lautpsrecher)
Entered by: Dierk Seeburg
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00:12 Oct 20, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: sounder
As in the mini-speakers found in many devices.
Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 13:10
Sirene (,Klein/st/lautpsrecher)
Explanation:
This has nothing to do with a Klopfer which as far as I know is the more or less big, heavy (usually metal) thing you see installed on old entrance doors for the purpose of knocking at the door which, of course, was replaced by the door bell.
The best translation I can come up with is "Sirene" as the main purpose of these speaker-like devices in your context (there are sounders for radar detection, microwaves, as well, etc. etc.) is to emit one or a few tones with very high loudness.

Cheerio,
Dierk
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Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 19:10
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Summary of answers provided
naTongeber/KlangkörperEsther Burn
naSirene (,Klein/st/lautpsrecher)
Dierk Seeburg
naKlopferDan McCrosky


  

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5 mins
Klopfer


Explanation:
Ernst and Brinkmenn show "Klopfer" as a possible translation for "sounder".

- HTH - Dan

Dan McCrosky
Local time: 03:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 390

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12 hrs
Sirene (,Klein/st/lautpsrecher)


Explanation:
This has nothing to do with a Klopfer which as far as I know is the more or less big, heavy (usually metal) thing you see installed on old entrance doors for the purpose of knocking at the door which, of course, was replaced by the door bell.
The best translation I can come up with is "Sirene" as the main purpose of these speaker-like devices in your context (there are sounders for radar detection, microwaves, as well, etc. etc.) is to emit one or a few tones with very high loudness.

Cheerio,
Dierk


    Reference: http://www.siline.com/800_messen/security98/a.htm
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 19:10
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 130
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20 hrs
Tongeber/Klangkörper


Explanation:
Da es sich hier wohl um Minilautsprecher in verschiedenen Geräten handelt, scheint dies ein Element des Lautsprechers zu sein.
Hierfür kann es aber noch eine genauere Bezeichnung geben.

sound=Ton, Klang


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Esther Burn
Germany
Local time: 03:10
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