umspuelen

English translation: rinse

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German term or phrase:umspuelen
English translation:rinse
Entered by: Harry Decker

15:25 Dec 30, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: umspuelen
In a chemical context, chem reaction, lab equipment,
a meaning for umspuelen, please.
Thx,
WJR
jyxxer
Australia
Local time: 11:19
rinse
Explanation:
Rinse may be the intent. Hard to tell without knowing where/how it is being used. Umspuelen literally means to "flow a liquid around" an object.

"immerse" may also be suitable.
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Harry Decker
Local time: 21:19
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Much appreciated,
Happy New Millennium,
WJR
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Summary of answers provided
narinse
Harry Decker
nato flow around
Ulrike Lieder (X)


  

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18 mins
to flow around


Explanation:
Gross, FWB Chemie und chem. Technik, lists "to flow around" for umspülen.

Muret-Sanders gives "to wash around" or "to bathe", although not specifically for a chemical context.

See if any of those will fit.

Ulrike Lieder (X)
Local time: 18:19
Native speaker of: German
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4 hrs
rinse


Explanation:
Rinse may be the intent. Hard to tell without knowing where/how it is being used. Umspuelen literally means to "flow a liquid around" an object.

"immerse" may also be suitable.


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Harry Decker
Local time: 21:19
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Much appreciated,
Happy New Millennium,
WJR
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