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01:53 Apr 7, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO] Science
German term or phrase:vorgelagerter Keimbildung, Chemistry
einen praktischen eindimensionalen Kettenwachstum-Mechanismus mit vorgelagerter Keimnildung.
nucleation at the front end / front-end nucleation
Explanation: This is merely a stab in the dark, maybe there are some chemists among us who can shed more light.
Keimbildung, acc. to Kucera, Chemie, and Ernst, industrielle Technik, is nucleation. Gross, FWB Chemie und chem. Technik, also gives nucleation, plus nucleus formation or formation of nuclei.
Vorgelagert is not late or delayed, but rather something that takes place at the front (receiving) end. Per Muret-Sanders, Enzyklop. Wörterbuch: vorgelagert = "to be situated (immediately) in front of s.th.". Unfortunately, all my technical/chemical references are silent on vorgelagert, so the front end part of my suggestion is merely an educated guess.
Hopefully it'll help steer you in the right direction.
Ernst Deutsch-Englisch : Keimbildung, Keimung f, Keimen n (Bot, Krist) / nucleation
Kucera: Dictionary of Chemistry German-English : Keimbildung f (bei der Kristallisation) / nucleation n
Kucera: Dictionary of Chemistry German-English : Vorlage f (die bei der Destillation das Destillat auffängt) (Chem Verf) / distilling receiver, receiver n
Ernst, WB industrielle Technik Gross, Chemie und chem. Technik, Kucera, Dictionary of Chemistry