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English translation: to make a copy

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German term or phrase:eine Kopie ziehen
English translation:to make a copy
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09:42 Sep 7, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software
German term or phrase: ziehen/gezogen
In the section of a hazard analysis relating to software errors:

Die Firmware im Steuerschrank wird sorgfältig ausgetestet. Bei der Benutzersoftware erfolgt ebenfalls eine Musterprüfung im Gesamtsystem.
Die Kopien der Software werden nach neuesten Erkenntnissen **gezogen** und getestet.
transatgees
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:44
to make/(are) made
Explanation:
Copies of the software are made and tested according to ...
The software is copied and tested according to ...

eine Kopie ziehen = eine Kopie machen/anfertigen = to make a copy / to copy
Selected response from:

Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 15:44
Grading comment
I wondered if it was as simple as this.
Many thanks
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
3 +5to make/(are) made
Steffen Walter


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +5
to make/(are) made


Explanation:
Copies of the software are made and tested according to ...
The software is copied and tested according to ...

eine Kopie ziehen = eine Kopie machen/anfertigen = to make a copy / to copy

Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 15:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 176
Grading comment
I wondered if it was as simple as this.
Many thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ken Cox: 'ziehen' comes from letterpress printing, where the copy is literally pulled from the printing form.//You could also use 'generated' in this context.
7 mins
  -> Good to know - you live and learn :-)

agree  Marcus Geibel
10 mins

agree  Martin Cassell
19 mins

agree  xxxmadahoki: I'd go with Kenneth Cox, and would prefer "generated"
1 hr

agree  Mihaela Boteva
1 hr
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Changes made by editors
Sep 7, 2006 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedziehen/gezogen (here) » ziehen/gezogen


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