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Anschlüsse mechanisch

English translation: mechanical connections

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German term or phrase:Anschlüsse mechanisch
English translation:mechanical connections
Entered by: Ivana Zuppa-Baksa
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13:28 Nov 13, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general) / Interfaces
German term or phrase: Anschlüsse mechanisch
In contrast to electrical connections. "Mechanical connections" sounds far too mechanical (à la Babelfish) but "physical connections" doesn't seem quite spot on either.
David Williams
Germany
Local time: 00:17
mechanical connections
Explanation:
I would prefer these mechanical connections in this context as there are also electrical connections (I saw in reference text). It doesn't sound so odd as you think!

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then put in: pipe conncections

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connections


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Note added at 1 hr (2008-11-13 15:22:26 GMT)
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Then pipe and..... connections, depending on the context
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Ivana Zuppa-Baksa
Croatia
Local time: 00:17
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mechanical connections


Explanation:
I would prefer these mechanical connections in this context as there are also electrical connections (I saw in reference text). It doesn't sound so odd as you think!

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Note added at 32 mins (2008-11-13 14:01:02 GMT)
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then put in: pipe conncections

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Note added at 32 mins (2008-11-13 14:01:21 GMT)
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connections


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Note added at 1 hr (2008-11-13 15:22:26 GMT)
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Then pipe and..... connections, depending on the context

Ivana Zuppa-Baksa
Croatia
Local time: 00:17
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian
PRO pts in category: 4
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Well, in my context they are mainly pipe connections, so don't actually do anything mechanical.

Asker: Not if they aren't all pipe connections ;-)

Asker: This is a general title that has to remain suitable general so that whatever is in the TM is universally applicable as some people are very pernickety about consistency :-(

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Changes made by editors
Nov 20, 2008 - Changes made by Ivana Zuppa-Baksa:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/62748">David Williams's</a> old entry - "Anschlüsse mechanisch" » "mechanical connections"
Nov 20, 2008 - Changes made by Ivana Zuppa-Baksa:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/109331">Ivana Zuppa-Baksa's</a> old entry - "Anschlüsse mechanisch" » "mechanical connections"


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