# Stützstellen

## English translation: interpolation node

 19:34 Jan 31, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mathematics & Statistics
 German term or phrase: Stützstellen >>Numerische Verfahren berechnen Lösungen von Gleichungen nur an repräsentativen Positionen …. Diese sogenannten Stützstellen bilden bei den hier gewählten Methoden … ein Gitter aus Tetraedern.Stützstellen>Stützpunkte>Knoten
 Tom Funke
 English translation:interpolation node Explanation:Stützstelle = interpolation node (Eisenreich & Sube Dictionary of Mathematics) Stützpunkt = interpolation node (Eisenreich/Sube) or interpolation point (Siemens Dict. of EE, Power Engineering and Automation)
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John Schweinsberg (X)
 The answer not only fits the context but also helps [a non-mathematician] to distinguish the translation of Stütztelle from Stützpunkt in related contexts. (You've probably seen my reponse in Flefo; also the explanation by Judy Ann Schön.) Thanks again, Tom 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

nainterpolation node
 John Schweinsberg (X)
nagrid points
 Ed Colaianni
nafulcrum - pivotal point
 Ilse Hawes (X)
naFULCRUM or SUSTENTACULUM
 KARIN ISBELL

52 mins
FULCRUM or SUSTENTACULUM

Explanation:
NO FURTHER COMMENT

 KARIN ISBELLUnited StatesLocal time: 02:45Native speaker of: English, GermanPRO pts in category: 4

1 hr
fulcrum - pivotal point

Explanation:
point of support, that which supports an object/theory.

 Ilse Hawes (X)

4 hrs
grid points

Explanation:
Fulcrum is too "mechanical"

grid points, or, if the axes have been mentioned, x-values, is what is
being referred to. Intermediate values are then probably interpolated.

 Ed ColaianniLocal time: 11:45Works in fieldNative speaker of: English

10 hrs
interpolation node

Explanation:
Stützstelle = interpolation node (Eisenreich & Sube Dictionary of Mathematics)

Stützpunkt = interpolation node (Eisenreich/Sube) or interpolation point (Siemens Dict. of EE, Power Engineering and Automation)

 John Schweinsberg (X)PRO pts in category: 4
 The answer not only fits the context but also helps [a non-mathematician] to distinguish the translation of Stütztelle from Stützpunkt in related contexts. (You've probably seen my reponse in Flefo; also the explanation by Judy Ann Schön.) Thanks again, Tom

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