05:31 Apr 2, 2005
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial / Piping
German term or phrase: Aufdornung
1. Das Rohrende wird bis zum Anschlag in die Muffe oder Aufdornung geschoben. (Context: preparation of pipe for soldering procedure)2. Rohrende und Innenteil der Muffe bzw. Aufdornung mit einem sauberen Lappen reinigen.
Patricia Will
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Rolf Bueskens
4widened aperture
Werner Hehn



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widened aperture

A "dorn" is a spike driven into material, generally in order to widen an aperture which is not large enough to receive an inserted piece. Here the end of a pipe is being inserted into a widened aperture or socket, See Ernst."Wörterbuch der Industriellen Technik".

Werner Hehn
Local time: 09:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman

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agree  Mustafa Er (BSc MA): -
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disagree  Rolf Bueskens: A pipe end can hardly be called an aperture. The expl. is o'wise correct.
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Means the expansion of a pipe end.

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Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 17:09
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