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so nimmt der Diamant auf Elementen

English translation: the diamond assumes the position of...

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German term or phrase:so nimmt der Diamant auf Elementen
English translation:the diamond assumes the position of...
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07:37 Feb 3, 2012
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software
German term or phrase: so nimmt der Diamant auf Elementen
Wird im Feld „Wert“ +-20 eingegeben, so nimmt der Diamant auf Elementen, die abfallen die Stellung + 20 Grad ein, auf Elementen, die unter 0 Grad stehen 0 Grad ein und auf Ele-mente, die Aufsteigen –20 Grad ein.
Kathy Gingras
Local time: 22:10
the diamond assumes the position of...
Explanation:
I presume that this has to do with crystal structure and is referring to a spatial arrangement.
A physical object can "assume a position" or "take the shape of". Please see the discussion of both terms in the quote below.

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Note added at 5 hrs (2012-02-03 13:11:24 GMT)
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Sorry, I overlooked the tag "computer software"! But I think the term is also well suited to vector graphics simulating 2D or 3D grids.
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Trude Stegmann
Local time: 04:10
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Belated thanks - Internet down for an inexcusable amount of time.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +1the diamond assumes the position of...
Trude Stegmann


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the diamond assumes the position of...


Explanation:
I presume that this has to do with crystal structure and is referring to a spatial arrangement.
A physical object can "assume a position" or "take the shape of". Please see the discussion of both terms in the quote below.

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Note added at 5 hrs (2012-02-03 13:11:24 GMT)
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Sorry, I overlooked the tag "computer software"! But I think the term is also well suited to vector graphics simulating 2D or 3D grids.


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/forum/viewUnsolvedquery.php?idThread=174...
Trude Stegmann
Local time: 04:10
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Belated thanks - Internet down for an inexcusable amount of time.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anil Kelkar: I agree with the "position" option because of the 'degrees'.
1 day1 hr
  -> Late, but wholeheartedly: thank you, Anil!
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