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English translation: recess

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21:52 Jan 20, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
German term or phrase: Vertiefung
the text is about a new way of packing condoms not per se a patent/ just a typescript)

Sample sentence: " Die erfindungsgemaesse Verpackung fuer Kondome umfasst
- ein ... Tiefziehteil (=deep-drawn component) mit mindestens einer Reihe tiefgezogener (deep-drawn)Vertiefungen ..."
United States
Local time: 21:23
English translation:recess
for starters -
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Jonathan MacKerron
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Thanks! Now I found it.
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3depression / impression / indentation
Ruth Wiedekind
2 +1recess
Jonathan MacKerron

Discussion entries: 4



7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +1

for starters -

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 123
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Thanks! Now I found it.

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agree  Translation-Pro: ...and here's a link: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/EP0779143A.html
1 min
  -> thx, aber jetzt wird geschlaffen..
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15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
depression / impression / indentation

Any idea of the size and form of those "Vertiefungen"?
Danach würde sich die Übersetzung richten.

Ruth Wiedekind
Local time: 06:23
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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Jan 21, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)Construction / Civil Engineering » Engineering (general)

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