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German translation: opti-gerichtet

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18:20 Aug 18, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: opti-directional
opti-directional spindle controls [relates to boring equipment]
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Local time: 09:04
German translation:opti-gerichtet
Explanation:
"opti-" in this context could refer to "optimal". Yet, it seems to be a "feature expression" of the company, thus the German translation should try to stay close to it. "directional" means "(aus)gerichtet"; thus "opti-gerichtet" would be an artificial/marketing "Unwort" to describe "opti-directional".
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Roland Grefer
Local time: 10:04
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na +1Opti-Richtung oder beliebige RichtungMartin Schneekloth
naopti-gerichtet
Roland Grefer
naoptionale RichtungMartin Schneekloth


  

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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Opti-Richtung oder beliebige Richtung


Explanation:
I think this refers to a spindle that works in any given direction. Hope this helps.

Martin Schneekloth
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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agree  Martina Ley
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4 hrs
optionale Richtung


Explanation:
Here's another option for you.

Martin Schneekloth
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1 day 17 hrs
opti-gerichtet


Explanation:
"opti-" in this context could refer to "optimal". Yet, it seems to be a "feature expression" of the company, thus the German translation should try to stay close to it. "directional" means "(aus)gerichtet"; thus "opti-gerichtet" would be an artificial/marketing "Unwort" to describe "opti-directional".


    Reference: http://www.ipnews.com/archives/metalforming/april00/engis_4s...
Roland Grefer
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