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English translation: simulated explosive device

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German term or phrase:Wirkkoerper
English translation:simulated explosive device
Entered by: Michael Grunwald
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06:51 Jun 26, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Wirkkoerper
Military training exercise:
"Anderseits wird fuer Minen und Handgranaten die Simulation durch WIRKKOERPER ausgeloest ..."
michael Grunwald
simulated explosive device
Explanation:
Term found in Dept. of Defence paperback glossary
Selected response from:

Michael Grunwald
Local time: 06:06
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Summary of answers provided
nasimulated explosive device
Michael Grunwald
naactivating agents
Alexander Schleber
napenetratorUlrike Lieder
namoving agents
Mats Wiman


  

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59 mins
moving agents


Explanation:
is the best I can


    Norstedts+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 23:06
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498
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2 hrs
penetrator


Explanation:
My military dictionary (BMVg) lists
Wirkkörper - penetrator


Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 14:06
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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5 hrs
activating agents


Explanation:
Just a thought, because the term itself is not to be found.
wirken = acting -> activating (?)
Körper = body -> agent

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 23:06
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2340
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1 day 15 hrs
simulated explosive device


Explanation:
Term found in Dept. of Defence paperback glossary

Michael Grunwald
Local time: 06:06
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 40
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