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Klebeempfindl.

English translation: prone to adhesion

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18:35 Feb 16, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Klebeempfindl.
This might be either klebeempfindlich or Klebeempfindlichkeit. It's contained in a list of characteristics (all capitalized) pertaining to packaging and shipping, others including Bruttogewicht, Asbesthaltig, etc. Could this possibly mean "sticky" or "stickiness"?
Kevin Fulton
United States
Local time: 18:21
English translation:prone to adhesion
Explanation:
or susceptible to adhesion.
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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 09:21
Grading comment
I appreciate all responses. Problems with this document include the imprecise use of language, numerous typos and unclear references within sentences. The answer proposed by "ooshi" seems to fit best, but to be honest, any of the other terms offered might have worked.
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Summary of answers provided
naprone to adhesionUschi (Ursula) Walke
naGrip/ adhesion/ holding- sensitivityBono
natackyxxxlone
nasensitive to or sensitivity to adhesivesheather
nasensitive/sensitivity
Ulrike Spitzer


  

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18 mins
sensitive/sensitivity


Explanation:
It is not sticky itself but sensitive to adhesives.

Ulrike Spitzer
Local time: 15:21
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1 hr
sensitive to or sensitivity to adhesives


Explanation:
I agree with the previous answer. The German word for sticky is "klebrig". Since you are dealing with packaging and shipping the "Klebe...." refers most likely to adhesive, in construction it would be more likely be bonding ......

heather
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10 hrs
tacky


Explanation:
It seems to me that if the term is included in a list of other items pertaining to shipping then it's referring to the item itself.


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xxxlone
Canada
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14 hrs
Grip/ adhesion/ holding- sensitivity


Explanation:
It describes the sensitivity of the product to "sticking to" what it should.
Grip if it goes about tyres on a road, for example
Adhesion would seem better for shipping perhaps, etc
hope it helps

Bono
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1 day 4 hrs
prone to adhesion


Explanation:
or susceptible to adhesion.


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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 09:21
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 492
Grading comment
I appreciate all responses. Problems with this document include the imprecise use of language, numerous typos and unclear references within sentences. The answer proposed by "ooshi" seems to fit best, but to be honest, any of the other terms offered might have worked.
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