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03:58 May 29, 2003
English to German translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase:Y-piece
Use a Y-piece if you only want to use cold water.
It's about a washing machine that can be supplied both with hot and cold water. This is taken from the installation instructions of the hot water supply.
Explanation: I don't know the correct German word for it, but a y-piece is an adapter for the faucet that allows for 2 hoses to be connected to one faucet at the same time. The upper end is threaded into the faucet, and then branches out into 2 separate connections, one for each hose. The whole thing looks like an upside down Y, hence the name Y-piece. Hope this helps
Explanation: Schlauch oder Rohr je nach dem, wie der Anschluss bewerkstelligt werden soll (meistens ein Schlauch, aber ein starres Anschlussstück beim Ventil oder Hahn ist denkbar.
Abzweigung wäre eine weitere gebräuchliche funktionelle Beschreibung.
De Vries Technical Dictionary
Robert Schlarb Local time: 19:18 Native speaker of: English, German PRO pts in pair: 492
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