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Straßenfugenmaterial

English translation: road surface jointing material

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German term or phrase:Straßenfugenmaterial
English translation:road surface jointing material
Entered by: Mats Wiman
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02:54 May 24, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Straßenfugenmaterial
In an ecology thesis. Assume it refers to the stuff between the paving or cobble stones. Is there a technical term for it? Best guess so far - road surface joint(ing) material.
Anne Humphreys
Germany
Local time: 08:48
road surface jointing material
Explanation:
is it
Selected response from:

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 08:48
Grading comment
Many thanks,
Annie
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naroutergangels
naroad joint sealant
Alexander Schleber
naroad surface jointing material
Mats Wiman
nagap filler/sealing materialRolf Bueskens


  

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17 mins
gap filler/sealing material


Explanation:
I suspect that it is not so much a joint but a gap that requires filling or sealing.


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Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 18:48
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 544

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gangels
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26 mins
road surface jointing material


Explanation:
is it

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 08:48
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498
Grading comment
Many thanks,
Annie

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Yves Georges
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39 mins
road joint sealant


Explanation:
might be a little more direct and cover vbarious types of sealants, including plain tar, or speacial seals used at gaps in bridges or between plates of concrete.

See: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=road joint...
for confirmation of the term and additional info


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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 08:48
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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3 hrs
router


Explanation:
That's the word generally used with reference to filling gaps in adjoining building elements, e.g., the strips of rubbery material between tiles carry such description. If it concerns cobblestone surfaces, "gravel compound filler" probably is better.

gangels
Local time: 00:48
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
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