jomfru

English translation: rammer

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Norwegian term or phrase:jomfru
English translation:rammer
Entered by: jeffrey engberg

09:35 May 23, 2018
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / pile-driving, piles
Norwegian term or phrase: jomfru
Ved bruk av jomfru uten strekkfast forbindelse til pelen kan fallhøyden økes med 15 %
specialist pile driver machine.
I found only one reference to a "rammer".
(It sounds kind of illogical that a jomfru would be the rammer, if you see what I mean...
jeffrey engberg
Norway
Local time: 22:35
rammer
Explanation:
Here you see a tool that is called both "jomfru" and "stamper": https://www.finn.no/bap/webstore/ad.html?finnkode=105778616

Or see this Wikipedia article on Jomfru that also names "Stamperedskap til bruk f.eks. ved brolegging" https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jomfru
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MechthildOpp
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Local time: 22:35
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rammer


Explanation:
Here you see a tool that is called both "jomfru" and "stamper": https://www.finn.no/bap/webstore/ad.html?finnkode=105778616

Or see this Wikipedia article on Jomfru that also names "Stamperedskap til bruk f.eks. ved brolegging" https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jomfru


    https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jomfru
MechthildOpp
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agree  Michael Ellis: Fascinating and illogical, as you say Jeffrey.
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