Oropax

English translation: ear plugs

08:27 Sep 20, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Oropax
The word occurs in "Gefährlicher Urlaub" by Wolfgang Elert.
The frase is: ... und war auch deswegen nicht ohne Oropax auf die Strasse gegangen

English translation:ear plugs
Explanation:
Oropax is a trade name for those small foam ear plugs that you put in your ears to shut out noise.
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Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 18:12
Grading comment
I sort of knew what it was all about, but lacked the reasurance that it was a brand name for "Lärmschutz".
Thank you very much !
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Summary of answers provided
naear plugs - plugs for hearing protection
bluenile
naear plugs
Gillian Searl
naOropax
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naear plugs
Ulrike Lieder (X)
naear plugs
Kristina M (X)


  

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4 mins
ear plugs


Explanation:
Oropax is the brand name.

Kristina


Kristina M (X)
Local time: 21:12
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 94
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7 mins
ear plugs


Explanation:
Oropax is a trade name for those small foam ear plugs that you put in your ears to shut out noise.

Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 18:12
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
I sort of knew what it was all about, but lacked the reasurance that it was a brand name for "Lärmschutz".
Thank you very much !
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12 mins
Oropax


Explanation:
...remains Oropax in English.

It's the name of a computer virus, which originated in Germany.

Go to e.g.: www.datafellows.com/v-descs/oropax.htm

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 03:12
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 148
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33 mins
ear plugs


Explanation:
Oropax is the brand name. They come in various forms, including sticky lumps that look more like "blue tac".

"So you couldn't go out without using ear plugs"

Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 126
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1 hr
ear plugs - plugs for hearing protection


Explanation:
actually the brand name is Ohropax...

bluenile
Turkey
Local time: 04:12
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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