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English translation: track

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German term or phrase:Laufbahn
English translation:track
Entered by: Marcus Malabad
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20:41 Feb 16, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Laufbahn
Das Profiliergeraet wird auf einer mitgelieferten Laufbahn vor der Schaelmaschine aufgebaut.

- The profiling device is mounted on a running path in front of the rotary cutting machine???
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 21:24
track
Explanation:
Main Entry: 1track
Pronunciation: 'trak
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English trak, from Middle French trac, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch tracken, trecken
to pull, haul -- more at TREK
Date: 15th century
[snip]
5 a : the width of a wheeled vehicle from wheel to wheel and usually from the outside of the rims b : the tread of an automobile tire c
: either of two endless metal belts on which a tracklaying vehicle travels
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Dierk Seeburg
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Summary of answers provided
natrackRolf Bueskens
naraceMike McDonald
naTrack, working surface
Anne Humphreys
natrack
Chandu
natrack
Dierk Seeburg


  

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13 mins
track


Explanation:
Main Entry: 1track
Pronunciation: 'trak
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English trak, from Middle French trac, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch tracken, trecken
to pull, haul -- more at TREK
Date: 15th century
[snip]
5 a : the width of a wheeled vehicle from wheel to wheel and usually from the outside of the rims b : the tread of an automobile tire c
: either of two endless metal belts on which a tracklaying vehicle travels


    Reference: http://www.iee.et.tu-dresden.de/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/wernerr/sear...
    Reference: http://www.m-w.com/
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 13:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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51 mins
track


Explanation:
The profiling device is mounted on a track supplied in front of the peeling machine.
If it concerned a bearing, it would mean race.

Chandu
India
Local time: 00:54
Native speaker of: Native in MarathiMarathi, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 23
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2 hrs
Track, working surface


Explanation:
Langscheidt's Fachwörterbuch Technik und angewandte Wissenschaften gives: track (Karusselldrehmaschine), working surface (Kolben) as well as bearing track and raceway which don't sound so appropriate here, and runway and trackage which don't either.

Anne Humphreys
Germany
Local time: 21:24
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3 hrs
race


Explanation:
A track or groove which enables a machine to rotate freely, often on roller or ball bearings. Coincidentally, I am currently translating a heavy-industry project where this comes up. Confirmed by numerous on-line dictionaries

Mike McDonald
Local time: 20:24
Native speaker of: English
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4 hrs
track


Explanation:
Schaelmaschine should be 'peeling machine'.

Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 05:24
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 544
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