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01:57 Oct 8, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Bruchkorn
Unser Mähdrescher TX 68 verursacht beim Roggen- und Weizendrusch einen Bruchkornanteil von über 10%. This appears in a written report by a farmer about his combine harvester. He complains that the 'Bruchkornanteil' must be below 10% to keep his customers happy. This is part of his contract. I realise that 'Bruchkorn' must be damaged grain but is there a proper term for it?
Julie Neill
Local time: 19:56
English translation:broken grains
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Andy Lemminger
Local time: 11:56
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4 +4broken grains
Andy Lemminger



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broken grains

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Andy Lemminger
Local time: 11:56
Native speaker of: German
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fiona Fanning: Yes..broken / damaged grain
9 mins

agree  Maya Jurt: EURODICAUTOM: also cracked grain,. damaged grain
1 hr

agree  Hans-Henning Judek
1 hr

agree  Irene Fried
3 hrs
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