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English translation: flexible hinge

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German term or phrase:Fließgelenk
English translation:flexible hinge
Entered by: Saskia
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09:54 Apr 29, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Fließgelenk
context: simulation of defects in testing of operational stability for a traveling fair ride
"Anriß in der Welle des Rückhaltebügels
Welle: rohr dia. 42.4 x 4.0 = Stäbe 161 bis 168
Am Stab 162 wird ein Fließgelenk eingeführt."

Any help much appreciated!
Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 15:45
flexible hinge
Explanation:
I am really trying to help you understand the meaning of plastic in this context. Plastic can mean not rigid, semi-fluid, etc. Probably in the context (we are talking professional hydraulical engineers) they will understand plastic the way Beth has offered the translation.
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Saskia
Local time: 14:45
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone for your help. Given my context, I believe flexible works best.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naplastic hinge
Sven Petersson
naflexible hinge
Saskia
naplastic hinge
Vidmantas Stilius


  

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1 hr
plastic hinge


Explanation:
lowering of the ground water level in the pit. One wall, in which a plastic hinge is formed, is loaded in the ultimate limit state; the other wall is loaded in the serviceability limit state.
Absenken des Wasserniveaus in der Grube. Hierbei wird in einer der Wände ein Fliessgelenk im aüssersten Grenzzustand erzeugt. Die andere Wand wird normal belastet.



    Reference: http://www.dutcgeo.ct.tudelft.nl/kort/fieldtest/
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 22:45
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
PRO pts in pair: 154
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2 hrs
flexible hinge


Explanation:
I am really trying to help you understand the meaning of plastic in this context. Plastic can mean not rigid, semi-fluid, etc. Probably in the context (we are talking professional hydraulical engineers) they will understand plastic the way Beth has offered the translation.

Saskia
Local time: 14:45
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 179
Grading comment
Thanks to everyone for your help. Given my context, I believe flexible works best.
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6 hrs
plastic hinge


Explanation:
Standard translation.


    Reference: http://www.baulexikon.de/dictionary/german/baudict_bauarchiv...
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 21:45
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1628
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