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14:24 Oct 18, 2007
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing
German term or phrase: stauchen
The term is 'gestaucht' in this context:
Die Auftragsnetze werden wenn notwendig verschoben oder Übergangszeiten gestaucht.
Any ideas? This is a technical marketing text for a company's products.
Thanks in advance for any help!
meee
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:56
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Summary of answers provided
5to ram / to clinch
Nicholas Krivenko
2 +1compactedAndrea Black


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


Explanation:
maybe?

Andrea Black
United States
Local time: 09:56
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks, after I finally managed to track down the customer they wanted 'compressed'


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agree  Michael Harris: or compressed
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14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
to ram / to clinch


Explanation:
Why not go with a direct translation in this case? "To ram" translates DIRECTLY as "stauchen" and so does "to clinch" (though not as smooth). As I understand the sentence, the networks can be moved around or put together for awhile when necessary. Therefore, they are being either "rammed together" or "clinched (onto) to each other/together". The choice is yours, but in my humble opinion, both terms are a correct translation. Whether it is the RIGHT translation for this context is for you to determine.

Example sentence(s):
  • "The purchase/order (whatever) networks are moved if necessary or clinched together over time/for a period of time."
  • "The networks are moved if necessary or rammed over time/for a period of time."
Nicholas Krivenko
Ireland
Local time: 15:56
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Oct 18, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (write-in)stauchen » (none)


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