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A-Holm

English translation: A-pillar, A-post

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German term or phrase:A-Holm (automotive context)
English translation:A-pillar, A-post
Entered by: Tom Funke
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02:36 Mar 30, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: A-Holm
Talking about the inside of a tractor, what could the above be?
Andauernd löste sich die Seitenverkleidung im rechten A-Holm.
Julie Neill
Spain
Local time: 10:37
A-pillar, A-post
Explanation:
In automotive contexts, according to Wyhlidal ISBN 3 923195 01 X:

Holm (in the context of karosserie/body) : pillar, post

Holm (In the context of chassis/frame:) member, rail, beam, bearer.

HTH Tom
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Tom Funke
Local time: 04:37
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Summary of answers provided
naA-pillarUlrike Lieder
naA-pillar, A-post
Tom Funke
naA-shaped langeron
Vesna Zivcic


  

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14 mins
A-shaped langeron


Explanation:
A-shaped langeron (langeron in the shape of the letter A)

other translations of Holm:

cross-beam
transom
spar


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Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 10:37
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 571

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Ulrike Lieder

Davorka Grgic

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6 hrs
A-pillar, A-post


Explanation:
In automotive contexts, according to Wyhlidal ISBN 3 923195 01 X:

Holm (in the context of karosserie/body) : pillar, post

Holm (In the context of chassis/frame:) member, rail, beam, bearer.

HTH Tom


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Tom Funke
Local time: 04:37
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419

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Ulrike Lieder
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7 hrs
A-pillar


Explanation:
or A-post

Seconding Tom's suggestion, Schmitt, FWB Kfz-Technik, indicates that A-Holm = A-Säule and lists A-pillar, A post, or front pillar as possible translations. And this is the definition:

Der senkrechte Holm vor der Vordertür, der normalerweise im unteren Bereich die Scharniere der Vordertür trägt und oben den seitlichen Rahmen der Windschutzscheibe bildet; hat eine wesentliche trangende Funktion bei selbsttragenden Karossserien; [...]

HTH

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 01:37
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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