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English translation: wave control material / tethered wave control (wave reduction)

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German term or phrase:Flies
English translation:wave control material / tethered wave control (wave reduction)
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08:07 Jan 10, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)
German term or phrase: Flies
In the context of waterbeds - the wave motion control which stops a waterbed from bouncing around too much is created by means of "an extremely strong, wide meshed, water-resistant FLIES which slightly resembles a light wire sponge" (what is FLIES? I have also seen it in the construction "Watteflies", it is clearly some kind of material. Grateful for any prompt help!
Hubbit
Local time: 19:37
wave control material / tethered wave control (wave reduction)
Explanation:
Flies is not a typographical error; there are some 20+ sites out there that use the term.

Ein Wasserbett besteht aus:
- einem Unterbau aus einem Holzgestell, auf die eine Hardfaserplatte in der Größe des Bettes gelegt wird.
- einem Rand aus Schaumstoff oder Holz je nach Typ des Wasserbetts ( Soft- bzw. Hardside )
- einer thermostatischen Heizung
( 300 Watt, Heizkosten pro Monat
ca. 3.- DM )
- einer Sicherheitsfolie, die ein Auslaufen des Wassers in die Wohnung bei einem eventuellen Leck verhindert.
- dem eigentlichen Wasserbett, in dessen Innern sich je nach gewünschtem Dämpfungsgrad mehrere Lagen Flies befinden:
6 Lagen Flies: Das Bett beruhigt sich sofort. Ganz starke Dämpfung
4 Lagen Flies: Das Bett beruhigt sich nach etwa 1 - 2 sec.
2 Lagen Flies: Das Bett berühigt sich nach ca. 3 - 4 sec.
Kein Flies ( Freeflow): Keine Dämpfung -> sehr starke Schwankbewegung!
- dem abnehmbaren Bettbezug

www.wasserbetten-paradies.de/aufbau.html

Fliesberuhigungssysteme (F2)
Technische Bezeichnung für Wellenberuhigung mit verschiedenen Lagen Flies.
www.ploch.at/abc.htm

Searching on "wave control", there were quite a few hits on "tethered wave control", which even comes in various layers. See:

3 layer tethered wave control
www.h2obeds.com/mattresses.html

Tethered Wave Control System
www.affordablemattress.com/price3

This would seem to fit into your context. If you want to be especially cautious, "wave control material" should do the trick.

HTH!

Selected response from:

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 10:37
Grading comment
Yes, I thought it was a real word because it appears so many times. What's wierd is that I can find no other sources which credit it as real apart from the few sites on the web... thanks for your detailed help.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nawave control material / tethered wave control (wave reduction)Ulrike Lieder
nafleece
Mats Wiman
naTypo for "Vlies"?xxxKristina M


  

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13 mins
Typo for "Vlies"?


Explanation:
If it is indeed an incorrect adaptation from German (Vlies, non-woven [fabric]), then it would be Vlies in German, of course.

Kristina


xxxKristina M
Local time: 13:37
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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37 mins
fleece


Explanation:
it's obviously a typo for Vlies


    Cassels de<>en dictionary+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 19:37
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 8

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wave control material / tethered wave control (wave reduction)


Explanation:
Flies is not a typographical error; there are some 20+ sites out there that use the term.

Ein Wasserbett besteht aus:
- einem Unterbau aus einem Holzgestell, auf die eine Hardfaserplatte in der Größe des Bettes gelegt wird.
- einem Rand aus Schaumstoff oder Holz je nach Typ des Wasserbetts ( Soft- bzw. Hardside )
- einer thermostatischen Heizung
( 300 Watt, Heizkosten pro Monat
ca. 3.- DM )
- einer Sicherheitsfolie, die ein Auslaufen des Wassers in die Wohnung bei einem eventuellen Leck verhindert.
- dem eigentlichen Wasserbett, in dessen Innern sich je nach gewünschtem Dämpfungsgrad mehrere Lagen Flies befinden:
6 Lagen Flies: Das Bett beruhigt sich sofort. Ganz starke Dämpfung
4 Lagen Flies: Das Bett beruhigt sich nach etwa 1 - 2 sec.
2 Lagen Flies: Das Bett berühigt sich nach ca. 3 - 4 sec.
Kein Flies ( Freeflow): Keine Dämpfung -> sehr starke Schwankbewegung!
- dem abnehmbaren Bettbezug

www.wasserbetten-paradies.de/aufbau.html

Fliesberuhigungssysteme (F2)
Technische Bezeichnung für Wellenberuhigung mit verschiedenen Lagen Flies.
www.ploch.at/abc.htm

Searching on "wave control", there were quite a few hits on "tethered wave control", which even comes in various layers. See:

3 layer tethered wave control
www.h2obeds.com/mattresses.html

Tethered Wave Control System
www.affordablemattress.com/price3

This would seem to fit into your context. If you want to be especially cautious, "wave control material" should do the trick.

HTH!



Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 10:37
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Yes, I thought it was a real word because it appears so many times. What's wierd is that I can find no other sources which credit it as real apart from the few sites on the web... thanks for your detailed help.
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Jun 4, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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