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gleichschenkliges Prisma

English translation: isosceles prism

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German term or phrase:gleichschenkliges Prisma
English translation:isosceles prism
Entered by: Klaus Dorn
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13:22 Oct 3, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: gleichschenkliges Prisma
In a patent relating to light beam receiver for laser positioning devices: "Vorteilhaft sind zumindest zwei Reflektorflächen spiegelsymmetrisch angeordnet und weiter vorteilhaft as reflektierende Seitenflächen eines gleichschenkligen dreikantigen Reflektorprismas ausgebildet,..."

Thanks,

Harold
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isosceles prism
Explanation:
done a translation like that myself last year...isosceles describes mathematically "gleichschenklig", which I think applies here.
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Klaus Dorn
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isosceles prism


Explanation:
done a translation like that myself last year...isosceles describes mathematically "gleichschenklig", which I think applies here.

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 17:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1514
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sven Petersson: Perfect!
4 mins

agree  Ulla Haufe: think so, too
10 mins

agree  athena22: Yes, this makes sense
11 mins

agree  Hans-Henning Judek: Nothing to add, Klaus.
7 hrs

agree  Sharon Sarah Schmitz
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agree  Vesna Zivcic
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