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in diese eingreift

English translation: interlocks

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15:49 Mar 21, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: in diese eingreift
Der Verschlusshals ist mit einem die Verschlusshalsöffnung vollumfänglich und ringförmig umgebenden Wandabschnitt über die Behälterkörperöffnung gestülpt oder greift in diese ein ...
This appears in a description of some flexible packaging. I would like some ideas on 'eingreifen' but any help with the whole sentence would be appreciated. Thanks!
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 02:32
English translation:interlocks
Explanation:
or engages!

eingreifen = engage/have contact with.

Hope this helps you!
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xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 20:32
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16 mins
interlocks


Explanation:
or engages!

eingreifen = engage/have contact with.

Hope this helps you!


    Routledge German Technical Dictionary
xxxlone
Canada
Local time: 20:32
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1 hr
obstructs


Explanation:
actually, the dictionary gives "intervenes, interferes, influences", but I imagine this refers to something catching or locking due to an obstruction.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 02:32
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1 hr
lock onto


Explanation:
The contoured sealer cap firmly slides over the receptacle's open end or locks onto same.

gangels
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