Stellfalle

English translation: a side weir

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16:54 Jan 27, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Stellfalle
From a novel, c. 1900:-

Er hatte keinen Blick für die kleine gotische Brückenkapelle gehabt, noch für den Fluß, noch für die Stellfalle, Wehr und Mühle
Armorel Young
Local time: 18:52
English translation:a side weir
Explanation:
The "Stellfalle" (a side weir) upstream was necessary to enable the rafters
to achieve the required speed to pass under the bridge. 25. ...
www.hermann-hesse.com/html/english/e.calw.html

hope it helps

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Note added at 2003-01-27 17:06:03 (GMT)
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also found \'partial weir\':

The \'Stellfalle\' (a partial weir) upstream was necessary for the rafters to achieve the required speed to pass under the bridge. 25. ...
www.calw.de/englisch/stadtinformation/hermannhesse/ hermannhessestaetten/hermannhessestaetten.htm
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Nicole Tata
Local time: 18:52
Grading comment
Thanks for references!
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4 +1a side weir
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a side weir


Explanation:
The "Stellfalle" (a side weir) upstream was necessary to enable the rafters
to achieve the required speed to pass under the bridge. 25. ...
www.hermann-hesse.com/html/english/e.calw.html

hope it helps

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Note added at 2003-01-27 17:06:03 (GMT)
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also found \'partial weir\':

The \'Stellfalle\' (a partial weir) upstream was necessary for the rafters to achieve the required speed to pass under the bridge. 25. ...
www.calw.de/englisch/stadtinformation/hermannhesse/ hermannhessestaetten/hermannhessestaetten.htm

Nicole Tata
Local time: 18:52
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