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12:03 May 26, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Hausanschluß
Übergabe / Hausanschluß
Delivery / house service (or mains?) connection (2)




Thanks for any ideas!
SianF
Local time: 15:57
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1service entranceManfred Mondt
4domestic service {connection}
jccantrell
4mains connection
Elisabeth Ghysels
4Utilities hook-up!xxxbrute
4 -1landline
pschmitt


  

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landline


Explanation:
I'm not entirely sure about the context but if it's a phone connection I'd suggest "landline".

Hope this helps

pschmitt
Local time: 14:57
PRO pts in pair: 406

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disagree  Manfred Mondt: Hausanschluss is not a land line.
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mains connection


Explanation:
is what I would choose, without more context. For Übergabe you might also consider "consignment" or "handing over".
Greetings,

Nikolaus

Elisabeth Ghysels
Local time: 15:57
PRO pts in pair: 971

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Manfred Mondt: Main is mainly used in the UK, not in the US.
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service entrance


Explanation:
this term workd for most utility connections in the US. It is also the langusge used in the National Electrical Code:
"D. Service Entrance Conductors.
230-40 Number of Service Entrance Conductor sets.
Each service drop or lateral shall supply only one set of servive entry conductors.
Ref.:National Electrical Code (US)

Manfred Mondt
United States
Local time: 09:57
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 252

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agree  Steffen Walter
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domestic service {connection}


Explanation:
In the USA, domestic service is usually 110 or 220 VAC, single phase.

For industrial service, there are all kinds of voltages and phases available.

jccantrell
United States
Local time: 06:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Utilities hook-up!


Explanation:
Phrasing option!

xxxbrute
PRO pts in pair: 255
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