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16:05 Mar 5, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Nautical, Hydrology
German term or phrase: Streichlinienbreite
In den regulierten Abschnitten flussauf- und flussabwärts sind die Buhnen etwas länger. Dadurch verringert sich die Streichlinienbreite, der Abstand von einem Buhnenkopf zum gegenüberliegenden. Der Flussquerschnitt ist schmaler und die Fliessgeschwindigkeit des Wassers höher.
DIN-Definition: Streichlinie: Planmäßige seitliche Begrenzung des Wasserspiegels im Bereich des abflusswirksamen Querschnitts beim Ausbauabfluss, z.B. Verbindungslinie entlang der Buhnenköpfe (DIN 4054).
Unfortunately, I do not have access to the relevant DIN standard. "Streakline width" and "streamline width" appeared to be possibilities, but googling did not confirm this.
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3Streakline width / Width of the streakline



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Streakline width / Width of the streakline

This multilingual glossary translates Streichlinie as Streakline as you suggested (see French term = ligne d'émission")


    Reference: http://www.code-aster.org/doc_doc/glossaire_X.pdf
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neutral  Ken Cox: not sure this fits the asker's context -- 'streakline' is apparently a term from fluid dynamics (see e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streamlines,_streaklines_and_pa...
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