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Antrieb & Getriebe

English translation: drive, gearless motor

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07:34 Dec 6, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Antrieb & Getriebe
Title: Elektromotor, sog. RTM - Antriebs- u. Generator-System
Ein maximiert widerstandsfrei laufender Elektromotro, ein sogenannter Langsamlaeufer, ohne Getriebe auskommend.
I suspect it's really quite simple, but I must admit I haven't got a clue about cars and engines... Thanks for any help!
Michaela Sommer
Local time: 23:43
English translation:drive, gearless motor
Explanation:
As deltra suggested, "Antrieb' is 'drive', and a Langsamläufer onne Getriebe' is a slow-speed gearless motor (see the ref for example)
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Ken Cox
Local time: 23:43
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Many thanks again!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naDrive & GearsSabine Cane
nadrive, gearless motorKen Cox
nadriving mechanism / propulsion or simply 'drive'
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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7 mins
driving mechanism / propulsion or simply 'drive'


Explanation:
for Antrieb

Getriebe = gearbox / set of gears / gear transmission etc

http://eurodic.ip.lu:8086 (EURODICAUTOM) will prove (you) to be a very helpful online system !
HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 23:43
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
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20 mins
drive, gearless motor


Explanation:
As deltra suggested, "Antrieb' is 'drive', and a Langsamläufer onne Getriebe' is a slow-speed gearless motor (see the ref for example)


    cosmos.ot.buffalo.edu/t2rerc/programs/data-motors1.html
Ken Cox
Local time: 23:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 5905
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Many thanks again!

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Rolf Bueskens
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7 hrs
Drive & Gears


Explanation:
Antrieb - Drive

Getriebe - (Tech) gears; (Kraftuebertragung) transmision;

Good luck!

Sabine Cane
Local time: 22:43
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