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10:08 Mar 11, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
German term or phrase: Linearantrieb
no context, only that it is a term from electrical engineering.
something like "we specialize in "Linearantriebe"

is it "linear actuator or "linear drive"?
Is there any difference at all?
Sylvi Nicolai
Local time: 06:48

Summary of answers provided
5Linear drive
Martin Crich



10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Linear drive

Standard English term. You might also come across linear motor.

Martin Crich
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:48
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you for your prompt reply! Linear drive was also the first thing that came to my mind, but then I found linear actuator and was not quite sure anymore.

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