Zeitversatz

English translation: time delay/staggered over a period of time

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German term or phrase:Zeitversatz
English translation:time delay/staggered over a period of time
Entered by: gwolf

15:37 Dec 13, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Zeitversatz
Time delay?

Die Realisierung für beide Anlagen soll mit einem Zeitversatz durchgeführt werden.
David Rumsey
Canada
Local time: 13:42
time delay/staggered over a period of time
Explanation:
The realization for both installations/systems/units (depending on what fits best) is to be executed with a time delay/staggered over a period of time.

I think time delay is a good choice in this case.

A google search showed many hits where "time delay" was used in the sense of "Zeitversatz".
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gwolf
Local time: 16:42
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Summary of answers provided
natime delay/staggered over a period of time
gwolf
nadelay/time difference
Mats Wiman
natime shift, time offset
Rolf Bueskens


  

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9 mins
time shift, time offset


Explanation:
...should be carried out at times offset from each other.
Or something similar.


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Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 06:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 544
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30 mins
delay/time difference


Explanation:
'delay' is absolutely possible but ´Versatz´ also puts the stress on the meaning 'at different times´

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 22:42
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

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Ulrike Lieder (X)
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15 hrs
time delay/staggered over a period of time


Explanation:
The realization for both installations/systems/units (depending on what fits best) is to be executed with a time delay/staggered over a period of time.

I think time delay is a good choice in this case.

A google search showed many hits where "time delay" was used in the sense of "Zeitversatz".


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    Google Search
gwolf
Local time: 16:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 250
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