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English translation: im Lichten - clear dimension

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German term or phrase:i.L.
English translation:im Lichten - clear dimension
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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08:07 Aug 22, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: i.L.
Baubeschreibung:
Mauerwerk:
Raumdecken und Dach:
Stahlbeton , entsprechend Statik
Raumhöhen: 250cm i.L.

Can anyone help me with the meaning of "i.L."?
Any help greatly appreciated!
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 19:54
im Lichten - clear dimension
Explanation:
i.L. (beim Messen) - im Lichten
[Duden]

Ernst gives clearance, headroom, headroom for lichte Höhe

Bucksch lists "clear dimension" for lichtes Maß (which, in my opinion, would fit better for your context)

Hope it helps!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 11:54
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your help once again Ulrike! It makes all the sense.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1im Lichten - clear dimensionUlrike Lieder
na -1lichte Weite
Andy Lemminger
na -3"i.L."
Laurence BREYSSE-ROSENFELD


  

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6 mins peer agreement (net): -1
lichte Weite


Explanation:
I think I heard something like that but I am not sure. Better doublecheck


    own experience
Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 12:54
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1127

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Roland Grefer: "im Lichten" oder auch "lichtes Maß"
11 mins
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11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
im Lichten - clear dimension


Explanation:
i.L. (beim Messen) - im Lichten
[Duden]

Ernst gives clearance, headroom, headroom for lichte Höhe

Bucksch lists "clear dimension" for lichtes Maß (which, in my opinion, would fit better for your context)

Hope it helps!


    Bucksch, WB Architektur, Hochbau und Baustoffe
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 11:54
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your help once again Ulrike! It makes all the sense.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mckinnc
4 mins
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12 mins peer agreement (net): -3
"i.L."


Explanation:
Normalement l'abbréviation 'i.L.' signifie en allemand 'in Liquidation', à savoir 'en liquidation (des actifs) dans le juridique par ex.


    Reference: http://rosenfeldld@aol.com
Laurence BREYSSE-ROSENFELD
France
Local time: 20:54
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 2

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  mckinnc: I don't think it can be that in the context we have here
3 mins

disagree  Roland Grefer: wrong subject area; this is about construction, not business (liquidation)
3 mins

disagree  Ulrike Lieder: The reference here is to ceiling heights...
3 mins
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