English translation: retaining wall

German term or phrase:Abfangmauer
English translation:retaining wall
Entered by: Teresa Reinhardt

06:02 Feb 15, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Abfangmauer
Falls erforderlich wird gegen Aufpreis eine Abfangmauer aus Stahlbeton oder in Naturstein erstellt.
Martin Wenzel
Local time: 08:56
retaining wall
is the US term
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Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 23:56
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Danke Teresa.
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5 +1retaining wall
Teresa Reinhardt

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retaining wall

is the US term

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retaining_wall
Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 23:56
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Danke Teresa.

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agree  Steffen Walter: Not only US.
31 mins
  -> Thanks, Steffen! I wouldn't know ;-)
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