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Brandverhalten

English translation: resistance to fire

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German term or phrase:brandverhalten
English translation:resistance to fire
Entered by: zapfsully
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21:39 Sep 3, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Brandverhalten
construction

... of a material
zapfsully
United States
Local time: 14:42
resistance to fire
Explanation:
a material's resistance to fire

I assume this means how a certain material reacts when it catches fire, so depending on the context it could be fire resistant. This is the best answer I can come up with in the wee hours...
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Croatia
Local time: 23:42
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Summary of answers provided
naresistance to fireCroatian Translator
nafire resistance
Poornima Iyengar
na -1behavior under firebhpirch


  

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11 mins
resistance to fire


Explanation:
a material's resistance to fire

I assume this means how a certain material reacts when it catches fire, so depending on the context it could be fire resistant. This is the best answer I can come up with in the wee hours...


    just a guess
Croatian Translator
Croatia
Local time: 23:42
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian
PRO pts in pair: 27
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15 mins
fire resistance


Explanation:
See the sites below
HTH
Poornima


    Reference: http://www.ibk.baum.ethz.ch/Fo/Publ/FF99e.html
    ikiserver.boku.ac.at/seiten/forschung/projekte/brand/lit.htm
Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 04:12
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 162
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15 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
behavior under fire


Explanation:
According to Bucksch - Wörterbuch für Architektur Hochbau und Baustoffe -
Brandverhalten [auch Feuerverhalten] is translated as "behavior under fire"


    see above
bhpirch
Local time: 16:42
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 73

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Monique Simmer: Bucksch is usually good, but wrong on this one - "behavior under fire" is the behavior of a person being subjected to gunfire or otherwise subjected to harsh criticism
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