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German term or phrase:verschalten
English translation:cobbled together
Entered by: gcaddy
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21:27 Apr 16, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing
German term or phrase: verschalten
"eine kuriose IT-Systemlandschaft, die irgendwie miteinander verschaltet waren" [sic]
Mary Burke
cobbled together
Explanation:
the 'irgendwie' suggests a surprise, makeshift composition. I would propose:

'that has somehow been cobbled together'

Although it may be too colloquial for this context - hard to tell
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gcaddy
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:19
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Summary of answers provided
nacobbled togethergcaddy
nainterconnected
Madeleine van Zanten
nanetworked
Dierk Seeburg
namiteinander verschaltet = put togetherFuad Yahya


  

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57 mins
miteinander verschaltet = put together


Explanation:
Fancier expressions can be found, but I like the simplicity of "put togehter."

Fuad


    Common usage
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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2 hrs
networked


Explanation:
This appears to be from a networking context in IT, as in "vernetzen", so I suggest "networked".

Cheerio,
Dierk


    Reference: http://www.iee.et.tu-dresden.de/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/wernerr/sear...
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 23:19
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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6 hrs
interconnected


Explanation:
or just connected

Madeleine van Zanten
Switzerland
Local time: 07:19
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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8 days
cobbled together


Explanation:
the 'irgendwie' suggests a surprise, makeshift composition. I would propose:

'that has somehow been cobbled together'

Although it may be too colloquial for this context - hard to tell

gcaddy
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:19
PRO pts in category: 4
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Jan 29, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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Jan 29, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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