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16:40 Jan 30, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: normal
In a patent relating to Unterlage für chemische Ankerung: "Die beiden Kanäle liegen in einer Ebene normal zur Längsachse der Öffnung."

Would normal in this case be equivalent to "transverse", "perpendicular" (so it appears from the drawings)?

Thanks very much!

Harold
Harold Vadney
English translation:normal
Explanation:
means perpendicular

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Note added at 2002-01-30 16:42:22 (GMT)
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i.e., leave it as normal to the ...
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normal


Explanation:
means perpendicular

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Note added at 2002-01-30 16:42:22 (GMT)
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i.e., leave it as normal to the ...

jccantrell
United States
Local time: 23:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4598
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Umpleby
2 mins

agree  Lucien Marcelet
9 mins

agree  Bob Kerns
1 hr

agree  xxxninasc
4 hrs

agree  Dr. Fred Thomson: Yes, "normal to" or "perpendicular to."
10 hrs
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