Bitkipper

German translation: dropped bits, corrupted bits

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21:30 Feb 18, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Bitkipper
Text deals with data transfer in electronic control units:
"Die Daten muessen gegen Bitkipper gesichert sein."
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German translation:dropped bits, corrupted bits
Explanation:
Suggest: "data must secure to avoid corruptions caused by dropped bits"
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Summary of answers provided
nadropped bits, corrupted bits
w.wagner
naBitkippen
KARIN ISBELL
naflip(-flop)/toggle/switch
Dierk Seeburg


  

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1 hr
flip(-flop)/toggle/switch


Explanation:
Memory bits can flipflop (from 0 to 1 or vice versa) randomly, e.g. by electrostatic, radiation, or other means, which, obviously, damages data integrity.

Here's another source to aid in the explanation:
http://www.darmstadt.gmd.de/~dittmann/Activities/video/vidcr...


    Reference: http://www.first.gmd.de/~sergio/public/ft_ipc.html
    Reference: http://www-esv.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de/Vs_iv/kap2.html
Dierk Seeburg
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12 hrs
Bitkippen


Explanation:
In the dictionary "Computer English" by Hans Herbert Schulze, any German translation connected with the English term "flipflop" begins or ends with "Kipp..." or "....kippen" .

KARIN ISBELL
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5 days
dropped bits, corrupted bits


Explanation:
Suggest: "data must secure to avoid corruptions caused by dropped bits"

w.wagner
Local time: 07:05
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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