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English translation: Protrusion

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09:21 Jan 10, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Ausschweifung
Zur Eindeckung der mit 1,20 m Ausschweifung nur sehr kleinen Ochsenaugen waren eine exakte Durchmessung und der Einsatz konisch geschnittener Biber erforderlich.

The "Ochsenaugen" are in the roof of a castle that is being restored.
English translation:Protrusion
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2curve / reach
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For starters.

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18 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
curve / reach

"Low confidence" but "geschweift" can be equivalent to "curved". You're probably dealing with "curved dormers" here (not sure if this is the most appropriate English term). Another possibility could be "reach" (I don't think that this refers to the height of the dormers).

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Field (specific)Architecture » Construction / Civil Engineering

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