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German term or phrase:Wasserbausteine
English translation:rip-rap stones
Entered by: Vesna Zivcic
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13:19 Sep 1, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Wasserbausteine
Title of a certificate:

Pruefzeugnis ueber die Eignung von Gneis aus der Lagerstaette TIARP zur Herstellung von Wasserbausteinen nach TLW 1997
A
rip-rap stones
Explanation:
Check if this fits your context:

1.Hennepin Canal Construction Information

This project will entail tree removal from the inside bank, rip-rapping
(rocking) various stretches, coring the towpath and putting down a hard ...

3. Northwest Environmental Advocates--Resources

... Rip-Rap: Stones or other hard materials used as a retaining wall facing an embankment or structure to prevent erosion, scour, or sloughing. ...

www.northwestenvironmentaladvocates.org/resources/glossary....

3. RIPRAP. A protective layer or facing of quarrystone, usually well graded within a wide size limit, randomly placed to prevent erosion, scour, or sloughing of an embankment or bluff; also the stone so used.

http://huron.lre.usace.army.mil/hes/glossary.html


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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 04:07
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Summary of answers provided
narip-rap stones
Vesna Zivcic
nabank enforcement stones
Ursula Peter-Czichi
na -1cut stone for hydraulic works
Vesna Zivcic
na -1Dimension stone for hydraulic engineering (purposes)
Alan Johnson


  

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14 mins peer agreement (net): -1
Dimension stone for hydraulic engineering (purposes)


Explanation:
"Baustein" = "Werkstein" = dimension stone
"Wasserbau" = hydraulic engineering

My specialist area


    own references + experience
Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 04:07
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 819

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Vesna Zivcic: Wasserbaubaustein!!!
15 hrs
  -> So where are your references? What is your expert knowledge in this area? "Wasserbaubaustein"? - What nonsense!
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16 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
cut stone for hydraulic works


Explanation:
Just an idea:

1. MILLPONDS
... a wall of beautifully layered cut stone. McCoppin's Mill in Highland County is an excellent example of a cut stone designed dam.


    Reference: http://fpw.isoc.net/KREK/Overview_09_Millponds.html
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 04:07
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in category: 13

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Alan Johnson: All very well, but cut stone is not a recognised technical term in this field.
12 mins
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19 hrs
bank enforcement stones


Explanation:
When you type "Unterwasser Wasserbausteine" into a Google Search, you will get a series of articles about the engineering of (a very beautiful dam in Switzerland).

http://www.steweag.at/steweag/standort/KWMM/Fisching/fischin...

Ursula Peter-Czichi
United States
Local time: 22:07
PRO pts in category: 8
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21 hrs
rip-rap stones


Explanation:
Check if this fits your context:

1.Hennepin Canal Construction Information

This project will entail tree removal from the inside bank, rip-rapping
(rocking) various stretches, coring the towpath and putting down a hard ...

3. Northwest Environmental Advocates--Resources

... Rip-Rap: Stones or other hard materials used as a retaining wall facing an embankment or structure to prevent erosion, scour, or sloughing. ...

www.northwestenvironmentaladvocates.org/resources/glossary....

3. RIPRAP. A protective layer or facing of quarrystone, usually well graded within a wide size limit, randomly placed to prevent erosion, scour, or sloughing of an embankment or bluff; also the stone so used.

http://huron.lre.usace.army.mil/hes/glossary.html





    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:UNAkJ8f3NUE:134.28.87.2...
    dnr.state.il.us/orep/planning/hennepin.htm
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 04:07
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in category: 13
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Thank you for the references
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Changes made by editors
Sep 19, 2006 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)(none) » Construction / Civil Engineering
Sep 19, 2006 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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