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Schleichgas

English translation: slow gas leak

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German term or phrase:Schleichgas
English translation:slow gas leak
Entered by: Krokodil
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01:09 Jul 23, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Schleichgas
In a process engineering text:

Dazu gehören im wesentlichen Schleichgasmengen aus Kleinstleckagen wie

- undichte Ventilabdichtungen,
- undichte Flansch- oder Gewindeverbindungen,
- undichte Tankverschlüsse oder -ablässe,
- Entgasungsvorgänge bei Verladeaktivitäten,
- Arbeiten an laufenden Prozeßanlagen.

Any ideas anyone?
Krokodil
Germany
Local time: 20:49
slow gas leak
Explanation:
I entirely agree with gas leak, but it could be qualidfied by the adjective slow.
Selected response from:

Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 06:49
Grading comment
Yes, many thanks for the qualifying "slow", that just about takes it over the other answers.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2slow gas leakRolf Bueskens
na +1"gas leaks"
Parrot
nacrawling gas
Mats Wiman
naleaking gasMartina Ley


  

Answers


45 mins
crawling gas


Explanation:
Ernst:
schleichen (coll) (Kfz) / crawl vi
Schleichen n eines Motors (Elektr) / creeping (of motor)

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 20:49
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
"gas leaks"


Explanation:
makes more sense.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 20:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 315

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alexander Schleber: Yes, I agree!
58 mins
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1 hr
leaking gas


Explanation:
Joing the answerer above, there are some 4,890 hits on Google ...

Martina

crawling - only 2 ...

Martina Ley
Local time: 20:49
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
PRO pts in pair: 94
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
slow gas leak


Explanation:
I entirely agree with gas leak, but it could be qualidfied by the adjective slow.


    Professional experience
Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 06:49
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 544
Grading comment
Yes, many thanks for the qualifying "slow", that just about takes it over the other answers.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson
1 hr

agree  Ulrike Lieder
5 hrs
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