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English translation: see below

12:19 Sep 14, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Science
German term or phrase: see below
. . . mittels Drucktasten an einer uebersichtlichen Schalttafel fuer "Halbautomatik mit Selbstbedienung" gesteuert.
Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 00:18
English translation:see below
Explanation:
The fact that they used the quotation marks for "Halbautomatik mit Selbstbedienung", leads me to think that perhaps they consider this an important feature. Here are some more/or differently arranged possibilities with a little more emphasis on the quotation:

. . . "Semi-automatic with self-service" functionality/feature,

operated/controlled by push-buttons (located) on

a well arranged/easy-to-understand/intuitive control/operating panel.
_______________________________________
My choice would be:

. . . "Semi-automatic with self-service" feature,

operated by push-buttons located on a well-arranged control panel.
_______________________________________

The above is three keystrokes longer than the German version.

Langenscheidt-Routledge / NODE / Ernst

- HTH - Dan
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Dan McCrosky (X)
Local time: 06:18
Grading comment
First of all, I want to thank everyone for helping. However,
I used this solution to the problem.
Thanks,
Lis
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35 mins
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Explanation:
Controlled through keys on a clearly structured control panel for "semi-automatic with self-service"

It would help if I knew what kind of device this control panel belongs to. But I hope this is of some use to you.

Anita Millar (X)
Local time: 05:18
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52 mins
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Explanation:

... operated by means of pushbuttons placed in a clearly arranged control panel for "semi-automatic system with self-service".

A fairly literal translation. Depending on the situation "semi-automatic self-service system" or just "semi-automatic self-service" might be appropriate.

Good luck!


Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 06:18
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in pair: 265
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2 hrs
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Explanation:
The fact that they used the quotation marks for "Halbautomatik mit Selbstbedienung", leads me to think that perhaps they consider this an important feature. Here are some more/or differently arranged possibilities with a little more emphasis on the quotation:

. . . "Semi-automatic with self-service" functionality/feature,

operated/controlled by push-buttons (located) on

a well arranged/easy-to-understand/intuitive control/operating panel.
_______________________________________
My choice would be:

. . . "Semi-automatic with self-service" feature,

operated by push-buttons located on a well-arranged control panel.
_______________________________________

The above is three keystrokes longer than the German version.

Langenscheidt-Routledge / NODE / Ernst

- HTH - Dan


Dan McCrosky (X)
Local time: 06:18
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1541
Grading comment
First of all, I want to thank everyone for helping. However,
I used this solution to the problem.
Thanks,
Lis

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