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Unterverteilungen

English translation: sub-distribution boxes

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German term or phrase:Unterverteilungen
English translation:sub-distribution boxes
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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14:43 Jul 8, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Unterverteilungen
Proposed electrical engineering work includes "Die Bestückung der Unterverteilungen Beleuchtung basiert auf der von uns ermittelten Menge der Stromkreise."
Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 21:41
sub-distribution boxes
Explanation:
Sorry kim, just an educated guess, in case you get nothing else
Selected response from:

Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 04:41
Grading comment
Thanks Allen. I told my translation agency never to send me texts like this one again.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nasub-distribution or sub-main distributionUlrike Lieder
nasubdivision
Alexander Schleber
nasub-distribution boxes
Alan Johnson


  

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7 mins
sub-distribution boxes


Explanation:
Sorry kim, just an educated guess, in case you get nothing else

Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 04:41
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 3388
Grading comment
Thanks Allen. I told my translation agency never to send me texts like this one again.
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17 mins
subdivision


Explanation:
This is one of those nice cases in German, where a noun is used like an adjective.
Unterverteilung = subdivision

I suppose what they mean is the subdivision "lighting" in a planning specification.

HTH


    Oxford Duden
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 04:41
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2340
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2 hrs
sub-distribution or sub-main distribution


Explanation:
Alan's educated guess is right on and confirmed by Siemens:
Unterverteilung f
sub-distribution n, sub-main distribution
Unterverteilung (Tafel)
sub-distribution board, submain distribution board, branch-circuit distribution board




    Siemens, FWB industrielle Elektrotechnik, Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 19:41
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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