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English translation: retaining wall


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German term or phrase:Abfangmauer
English translation:retaining wall
Entered by: Teresa Reinhardt
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06:02 Feb 15, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Abfangmauer
Falls erforderlich wird gegen Aufpreis eine Abfangmauer aus Stahlbeton oder in Naturstein erstellt.
Martin Wenzel
Local time: 02:22
retaining wall
is the US term
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Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 17:22
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Danke Teresa.
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5 +1retaining wall
Teresa Reinhardt

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retaining wall

is the US term

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retaining_wall
Teresa Reinhardt
United States
Local time: 17:22
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Danke Teresa.

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agree  Steffen Walter: Not only US.
31 mins
  -> Thanks, Steffen! I wouldn't know ;-)
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Feb 16, 2008 - Changes made by Teresa Reinhardt:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term
Feb 15, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
FieldMarketing » Tech/Engineering
Field (specific)Architecture » Construction / Civil Engineering

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