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Zug- und Stossvorrichtung

English translation: coupler, coupling mechanism

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German term or phrase:Zug- und Stossvorrichtung
English translation:coupler, coupling mechanism
Entered by: Rebecca Garber
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15:21 Dec 22, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
German term or phrase: Zug- und Stossvorrichtung
Zug- und Stossvorrichtung for railcars:
An jedem Fahrzeugende ist eine komplette *Zug- und Stossvorrichtung* vorzusehen.

TIA
Julia Lipeles
Local time: 14:27
coupler
Explanation:
a mechanism that joins rail cars, allowing them to be pushed or towed.
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Rebecca Garber
Local time: 14:27
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Thank you!
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3 +2coupler
Rebecca Garber


  

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coupler


Explanation:
a mechanism that joins rail cars, allowing them to be pushed or towed.

Rebecca Garber
Local time: 14:27
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 36
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Thank you!

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agree  avantix
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, avantix

agree  xxxblomguib: or coupling mechanism if you want to be a bit more sophisticated
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  -> Thanks, Stefan
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