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22:41 Sep 27, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Sniftsammler
I really can't give a context because it appears an item in a purchase order that I am translating. Thanks
Bhupali Gupte
Local time: 08:26
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Summary of answers provided
4 +4Fragrance/scent collector; fragrance/scent collecting device
Sven Petersson
4Stiftsammler - pencil box?Ulla Haufe


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50 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Stiftsammler - pencil box?


Explanation:
Maya is right, you should at least say what branch it is, this word doesn't make any sense, snift is the English word for smell,snuff, so, if it is not a joke.....

Ulla Haufe
Local time: 08:26
PRO pts in pair: 156
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No it's a joke. This term's a joke.Thanks anyway :-)
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Comment: No it's a joke. This term's a joke.Thanks anyway :-)

54 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Fragrance/scent collector; fragrance/scent collecting device


Explanation:
Fragrance/scent collector; fragrance/scent collecting device




    My geriatric brain.
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 08:26
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1628
Grading comment
Doesn't really help. Thanks a lot anyway!!! :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mats Wiman: Which brain? Really the German one?
2 mins
  -> Thank you!

agree  Ulla Haufe: wonder, which devices collect scents?
7 mins
  -> Application examples: Fragrance analysis in the perfume industry, detection of explosives and narcotics at borders, etc.

agree  Maya Jurt: What did you sniff???
18 mins
  -> Roses luv, only roses!

agree  Boudewijn van Milligen: Check this: http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/2000/Apr-30-Sun-2000/news/1348...
3 hrs
  -> Thank you very much!
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Comment: Doesn't really help. Thanks a lot anyway!!! :-)




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