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schwerpunktmäßig

English translation: mainly

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14:47 Sep 12, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: schwerpunktmäßig
Context: eaves-dropping investigation

"Manuelle Detektion auf passive Sender und Elektronik-Bauteile (schwerpunktmäßig)"

While I would usually translate "schwerpunktmäßig" as "in particular", it seems to me from the overall context of the material that "spot checking" would be a better fit in this particular case.

I am looking forward to your feedback and better alternatives.
Roland Grefer
Local time: 19:21
English translation:mainly
Explanation:
or
principally
or
as these are key elements

I think you are right. It sounds like the center of the investigation (its gravity center) relies on this detection.

I would really not change this for spot checking.

HTH
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Yves Georges
France
Local time: 01:21
Grading comment
Thanks for your thoughts on this. The investigation relies on high frequency and low frequency measuring, and is supplemented by taking apart pieces of equipment into its components. Not all equipment is being taken apart; only select ones (Schwerpunkte), meaning spots of interest are being checked. (Prime targets would be phone and computer components, aside of a variety of other devices).
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mainly


Explanation:
or
principally
or
as these are key elements

I think you are right. It sounds like the center of the investigation (its gravity center) relies on this detection.

I would really not change this for spot checking.

HTH


    my modest knowledge in this matter
Yves Georges
France
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 185
Grading comment
Thanks for your thoughts on this. The investigation relies on high frequency and low frequency measuring, and is supplemented by taking apart pieces of equipment into its components. Not all equipment is being taken apart; only select ones (Schwerpunkte), meaning spots of interest are being checked. (Prime targets would be phone and computer components, aside of a variety of other devices).

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trudy Peters

agree  Tom Funke: excellent -- & borne out by Google - 16700 hits
1 hr

agree  Hans-Henning Judek
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