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English translation: jamb wall

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German term or phrase:Kniestock / Drempel
English translation:jamb wall
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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02:19 Apr 12, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Kniestock
beim Haus
Sabine Haller
Germany
Local time: 19:25
jamb wall
Explanation:
Another term for this in German is "Drempel". (Er entsteht durch Anheben des Dachfusses um 0,80 bis 1,50 m über die Geschossdecke beim Kehlbalken- oder Pfettendach).

Steve Martin
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Steve Martin
Germany
Local time: 19:25
Grading comment
Das war genau das, was ich gesucht habe. Tausend Dank!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naflap tile
Vesna Zivcic
najamb wall
Steve Martin
najamb (wall)
Alexander Schleber


  

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12 mins
jamb (wall)


Explanation:
Ernst gives the following
Kniestockwand = jamb wall
I believe the "Kniestock" is probably an abbreviated version of this term. So jamb or jamb wall will probably be fine.

http://pen2.ci.santa-monica.ca.us/city/municode/codemaster/A...
"Jamb/wall is that component of a door assembly to which a door is attached and secured: The wall and jamb used together are considered a unit."


    Ernst / Google
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 19:25
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 14

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Astrid Elke Witte
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44 mins
jamb wall


Explanation:
Another term for this in German is "Drempel". (Er entsteht durch Anheben des Dachfusses um 0,80 bis 1,50 m über die Geschossdecke beim Kehlbalken- oder Pfettendach).

Steve Martin


Steve Martin
Germany
Local time: 19:25
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Das war genau das, was ich gesucht habe. Tausend Dank!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Ulrike Lieder

Astrid Elke Witte
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7 hrs
flap tile


Explanation:
1. Fachvokabular deutsch - englisch
K - Deutsch. K - English.

Kremper ("Kniestock"). flap tile. Kremperhöhe. ...

2. The Exploding Dictionary
{Flap tile}, a tile with a bent up portion, to turn a corner or catch a drip.





    Reference: http://www.berufsschulen.de/htm/bau/engl/dt-en_k.htm
    Reference: http://projects.ghostwheel.com/dictionary?define=flap
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 19:25
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in category: 13

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Ulrike Lieder
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Changes made by editors
Oct 30, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)(none) » Construction / Civil Engineering
Oct 30, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/11709">Sabine Haller's</a> old entry - "Kniestock" » "Jamb wall"
Oct 30, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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