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English translation: Skyline crane for lumber

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21:51 Jul 1, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Seilkran
Forestry context
Martin Slater
Switzerland
Local time: 02:07
English translation:Skyline crane for lumber
Explanation:
According to Ernst, Woerterbuch der industriellen Technik, offers Skyline crane for lumber as a translation for Seilkran zum Holzabtransport.
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Anthony Frey
United States
Local time: 20:07
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4cableway crane
Michael Grunwald
naSkyline crane for lumber
Anthony Frey


  

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Skyline crane for lumber


Explanation:
According to Ernst, Woerterbuch der industriellen Technik, offers Skyline crane for lumber as a translation for Seilkran zum Holzabtransport.

Anthony Frey
United States
Local time: 20:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 444
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cableway crane


Explanation:
cableway crane
The skyline crane is a cable system but differs from all other cableways in that it is a travelling crane and can pick up loads directly from the ground at any point along the cableway. It can also haul in logs from a limited distance on either side of the cable. It therefore combines the uses of the well-know American skidder with transport by gravity cableway. The operation is simple, as can be seen by reference to the diagram.

Michael Grunwald


    Reference: http://www.fao.org/docrep/x5369e/x5369e05.htm
Michael Grunwald
Local time: 09:07
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 40
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