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German translation: Vorwarnung und Warnung oder Alarmbereitschaft und Alarm, plan

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04:38 Feb 4, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: alarm, alert, collection station, map
This is all about networking.
I don't how to differentiate between alarm and alert.
Is collection station to be left in English or is "Sammelstation" also understood?
Maps are a graphical representation of a network. Do I use the German "Karte" here?
TIA
Michael Scheidler
German translation:Vorwarnung und Warnung oder Alarmbereitschaft und Alarm, plan
Explanation:
I think alarm and alert differ mainly in the degree of malfunction or danger. So I would propose the terms Vorwarnung or Alarmbereitschaft for alert and Warnung or Alarm for alarm. There was no context so I can't tell if there could be any differentiation between an internal and an external effect, e.g. an alarm message on the server or a light blinking on a local panel, and an alert message being sent out to other places. If this could be the case, please give me context...
I'm not sure about Sammelstation without context.
For map, I would use Plan especially if it is inside a building. Karte ,can be ok if it is outside, covering a larger area.
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Uta Moerschell
Local time: 10:03
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Sorry, but I cannot provide any further context now.
Thanks to all.
Michael
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Summary of answers provided
naSammelstation, Site Map, Alarm/Benachrichtigung/Meldung
Henning Bochert
naVorwarnung und Warnung oder Alarmbereitschaft und Alarm, planUta Moerschell
naVorwarnung und Warnung oder Alarmbereitschaft und Alarm, planUta Moerschell


  

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46 mins
Vorwarnung und Warnung oder Alarmbereitschaft und Alarm, plan


Explanation:
I think alarm and alert differ mainly in the degree of malfunction or danger. So I would propose the terms Vorwarnung or Alarmbereitschaft for alert and Warnung or Alarm for alarm. There was no context so I can't tell if there could be any differentiation between an internal and an external effect, e.g. an alarm message on the server or a light blinking on a local panel, and an alert message being sent out to other places. If this could be the case, please give me context...
I'm not sure about Sammelstation without context.
For map, I would use Plan especially if it is inside a building. Karte ,can be ok if it is outside, covering a larger area.

Uta Moerschell
Local time: 10:03
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 36
Grading comment
Sorry, but I cannot provide any further context now.
Thanks to all.
Michael
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47 mins
Vorwarnung und Warnung oder Alarmbereitschaft und Alarm, plan


Explanation:
I think alarm and alert differ mainly in the degree of malfunction or danger. So I would propose the terms Vorwarnung or Alarmbereitschaft for alert and Warnung or Alarm for alarm. There was no context so I can't tell if there could be any differentiation between an internal and an external effect, e.g. an alarm message on the server or a light blinking on a local panel, and an alert message being sent out to other places. If this could be the case, please give me context...
I'm not sure about Sammelstation without context.
For map, I would use Plan especially if it is inside a building. Karte ,can be ok if it is outside, covering a larger area.

Uta Moerschell
Local time: 10:03
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 36
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48 mins
Sammelstation, Site Map, Alarm/Benachrichtigung/Meldung


Explanation:
Sammelstation scheint der angemessene Begriff zu sein, der Ausdruck Site Map wird gewöhnlich aus dem Englischen übernommen, und der Unterschied zwischen Alarm und Alert ist doch, daß das eine eine Warnung ist angesichts z. B. eines Systemfehlers, während ein Alert eine Benachrichtigung oder eine Meldung ist an den Netzwerknutzer, nicht im Sinne von Gefahr.
Hope this helps.

Henning Bochert
Germany
Local time: 10:03
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 38
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