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English translation: crab steering

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14:01 Oct 16, 2002
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general)
German term or phrase: Hundegang
"In der nächsten Phase wird die gesamte Fläche diagonal gereinigt, d.h. die Maschine arbeitet im Hundegang".

Es handelt sich um ein Schneeräumfahrzeug.
H. Funke
English translation:crab steering
I have never heard of that before - but this is the translation according to Ernst.
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Evi Wollinger
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crab steering

I have never heard of that before - but this is the translation according to Ernst.

Evi Wollinger
Local time: 23:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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agree  Kim Metzger: Langenscheidt - Technik gives crab steer mode
19 mins

agree  jerrie
29 mins

agree  David Wigtil: Dogs walk/run on the diagonal--their bodies are often angled 10 to 20 degrees off the direction of movement. Crabs also walk "sideways" or in some direction not parallel to their central axis.
44 mins
  -> Thank you for the explanation!
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