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English translation: vor Ort = on site

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German term or phrase:Vorort
English translation:vor Ort = on site
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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10:31 Nov 1, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Vorort
context: remote maintenance program for an idler pulley assembly and inspection line
"Fernwartung
-über vorhandenes Programmiergerät
-über Modem
-über festen PC Vorort (z.B. "Zentraler Maschinen Assistent")
-visuell mit Kamera"

Vorort: suburb? external location?
Thanks very much for any help.
Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 11:11
on site
Explanation:
Beth, I wonder if this might not be a typographical error and should read "vor Ort".

I just ran "Vorort" through my newly installed WB Logistik, Mikroelektronik und Datenverarbeitung (Siemens), and all they offer is vor Ort - on site.

From the context you quote, this really is the only thing that makes sense.

HTH!
Selected response from:

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 08:11
Grading comment
You were right, of course. It seems silly now in retrospect, but at the time I posted the question, "on site" seemed to me to disagree with the concept of "remote," and I had actually entertained the notion that "Vorort" might be a creative way of referring to one of the PC stations other than the host computer in a network. At least the engineer I consulted on the project got a good laugh out of that. Thanks to all for your help, Beth.
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Summary of answers provided
navia fixed PC at locationSabine Wedemeyer Andrea McNamara
naon siteUlrike Lieder
naon location / on the scene / on the spotDan McCrosky


  

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13 mins
on location / on the scene / on the spot


Explanation:
The right German is "vor Ort" which means on location / on the scene / on the spot, etc.

- HTH - Dan

Dan McCrosky
Local time: 17:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1541

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Manfred Mondt
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15 mins
on site


Explanation:
Beth, I wonder if this might not be a typographical error and should read "vor Ort".

I just ran "Vorort" through my newly installed WB Logistik, Mikroelektronik und Datenverarbeitung (Siemens), and all they offer is vor Ort - on site.

From the context you quote, this really is the only thing that makes sense.

HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 08:11
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
You were right, of course. It seems silly now in retrospect, but at the time I posted the question, "on site" seemed to me to disagree with the concept of "remote," and I had actually entertained the notion that "Vorort" might be a creative way of referring to one of the PC stations other than the host computer in a network. At least the engineer I consulted on the project got a good laugh out of that. Thanks to all for your help, Beth.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Manfred Mondt

Randi Stenstrop

Dirgis
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5 hrs
via fixed PC at location


Explanation:
Vorort= an der Stelle an der der Computer steht.

Sabine Wedemeyer Andrea McNamara

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Manfred Mondt
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