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Attika-Aufkantung

English translation: parapet upstand

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German term or phrase:Attika-Aufkantung
English translation:parapet upstand
Entered by: Brigitte Gendebien
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16:12 Dec 11, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Attika-Aufkantung
general context: building construction (description of the construction features of a planned new building)

specific context: bullet list under 'Dächer', set opposite the entry 'Dachkonstruktion: 'Stahlbetonflachdach ... mit Attika-Aufkantung'
Ken Cox
Local time: 03:28
parapet upstand
Explanation:
Attika is parapet (or attic)
Aufkantung is upstand or upturn
(EuroDicAutom)

See also:
"Balcony railing parapet upstand flashed with positive slope to deck and incorporating a soldered saddle complete with cricket, to deflect water away from wall. " (http://www.coastcontractors.com/camberlycourt.htm)
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Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 03:28
Grading comment
I don't have any supplementary context to refer to, but I think this is correct in this case. 'Attika' seems to refer to the edge of the roof, which usually has low parapet if it is flat.
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Summary of answers provided
naledge with bevelled edge
Elisabeth Moser
naparapet upstand
Brigitte Gendebien


  

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9 hrs
parapet upstand


Explanation:
Attika is parapet (or attic)
Aufkantung is upstand or upturn
(EuroDicAutom)

See also:
"Balcony railing parapet upstand flashed with positive slope to deck and incorporating a soldered saddle complete with cricket, to deflect water away from wall. " (http://www.coastcontractors.com/camberlycourt.htm)



    Reference: http://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kcservices/planning/wl/archive/wl9804...
    Reference: http://www.trp.dundee.ac.uk/research/glossary/bridge.html
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 03:28
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
I don't have any supplementary context to refer to, but I think this is correct in this case. 'Attika' seems to refer to the edge of the roof, which usually has low parapet if it is flat.
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10 hrs
ledge with bevelled edge


Explanation:
Attika=attic acc. to Muret-Sanders
but parapet=Fensterbruestung, Brustwehr, which has little to do
with roof construction. In roof construction you would use the term
ledge, which means the overhang of the roof and prob. in your text
the best term to use, because a flat roof doesn't have an attic.
Aufkanten is tech. "abkanten," which in turn means:
1. Schraegkante-chamfer, beveled edge (Br. bevelled edge)




    Muret-Sanders
Elisabeth Moser
United States
Local time: 21:28
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 15
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Jul 7, 2015 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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