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00:21 Mar 23, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / Testing
German term or phrase: Wendelauf
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Karin Reinhold
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4 +1reversing test run
John Jory
3ovalisation, eccentricity
2zigzag course

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zigzag course

It would help to know the context. Here's just an almost literal translation which might or might not help. RF

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ovalisation, eccentricity

could be what you are looking for. To be checked with your context.

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reversing test run

My guess (more context would increase your chances of qualified answers):
"Wende" implies a reversal.

The sample runs through some kind of test setup in two directions or conditions (up/down, left/right, hot/cold, etc.).

From the ref:
Der Wendelauf dient zur Simulierung von Tag- und Nachtphase ...

Note added at 2003-06-16 14:15:23 (GMT)

Remove the space after 1999/ to make the link work.

    www.prepressworld.de/pdf-archiv/1999/ 11_November/70_Lichtechtheit.pdf
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