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vorgeschaltet

English translation: intervening

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German term or phrase:vorgeschaltet
English translation:intervening
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01:52 Apr 23, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: vorgeschaltet
Die weltweit erste Brennstoffzelle, bei der Erdgas direkt, ohne vorgeschalteten Reformer, eingesetzt werden kann, wird in Bielefeld auf dem Univesitätsgelände seit über einem Jahr erfolgreich betrieben.

Any ideas, anyone?
Krokodil
Germany
Local time: 09:35
intervening
Explanation:
Worldwide the first fuel cell, where natural gas is injected without an intervening processor unit.
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gangels
Local time: 01:35
Grading comment
Thanks very much, this fits perfectly here. Thanks also to the rest of you for your suggestions.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nainterveninggangels
narather than through
Tom Funke
naupstreamBeth Kantus
napreceding
Alexander Schleber


  

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38 mins
preceding


Explanation:
That's what Ernst says, and it is the simplest and most direct term.

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 09:35
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2340

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Manfred Mondt

claudiar
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1 hr
upstream


Explanation:
just a suggestion - I'm not sure if this fits in your context of fuel cells, but the term is often used to refer to machines/units/devices in a line that precede another machine/unit/device - HTh!

Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 03:35
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 924

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Manfred Mondt
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3 hrs
rather than through


Explanation:
rather than through.... as in:

The world’s first fuel cell that can be fueled by natural gas directly rather than through a reformer …

(A similar development is being advanced for methanol-fueled systems:

Direktmethanol-Brennstoffzelle
direct methanol fuel cell
http://www.enn.com/features/1999/12/123099/featurefuel_6347....
http://www.methanol.org/fuelcell/press/pr971213.html
http://www.newswire.ca/releases/December1999/07/c1996.html
http://www.enn.com/ENN-News-Archive/1997/02/022697/02269708....

HTH, Tom



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Tom Funke
Local time: 03:35
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419

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Manfred Mondt

Trudy Peters
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4 hrs
intervening


Explanation:
Worldwide the first fuel cell, where natural gas is injected without an intervening processor unit.

gangels
Local time: 01:35
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 5508
Grading comment
Thanks very much, this fits perfectly here. Thanks also to the rest of you for your suggestions.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Manfred Mondt

katermurr
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