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English translation: recessed

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German term or phrase:zurückspringend
English translation:recessed
Entered by: Patricia Will
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08:08 Mar 24, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Glazed partition walls
German term or phrase: zurückspringend
Die Glassscheiben sind zurueckspringend durch die Rahmen eingefasst. Does this means that the glass panels are held in place by springs? Does that make sense?
Patricia Will
Australia
Local time: 18:57
recessed
Explanation:
often used in architectural texts to mean that some is not flush but recessed

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Note added at 23 mins (2007-03-24 08:32:06 GMT)
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i.e. the glass panes are recessed and held in place by the frame

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Note added at 26 mins (2007-03-24 08:34:40 GMT)
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here is a ref. with a picture

http://www.darnstedt-bau.de/Baudetails/wagner1.htm
(search for zurückspringend)
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Gillian Scheibelein
Germany
Local time: 12:57
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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
zurueckspringend
recessed


Explanation:
often used in architectural texts to mean that some is not flush but recessed

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 23 mins (2007-03-24 08:32:06 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

i.e. the glass panes are recessed and held in place by the frame

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 26 mins (2007-03-24 08:34:40 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------


here is a ref. with a picture

http://www.darnstedt-bau.de/Baudetails/wagner1.htm
(search for zurückspringend)

Gillian Scheibelein
Germany
Local time: 12:57
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 195

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: Same as zurückgesetzt. Cornelsen - Wörterbuch Bau: zurückspringen - recede
4 hrs

agree  Steffen Walter: Exactly.
8 hrs

agree  John Jory
8 hrs
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Changes made by editors
Mar 24, 2007 - Changes made by Marcus Malabad:
Term askedzurueckspringend » zurückspringend


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