avlövning

English translation: bare-bones versions (in this context)

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Swedish term or phrase:avlövning
English translation:bare-bones versions (in this context)
Entered by: Jan Schauseil

02:43 Mar 10, 2008
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software
Swedish term or phrase: avlövning
From a software manual for a bank:"Samexistensmodulen stödjer rådande strategi för avlövning av rika kontorsapplikationer."
Jan Schauseil
Local time: 08:32
bare-bones versions (in this context)
Explanation:
Maybe a better metaphor in this context.
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Larry Abramson
United States
Local time: 20:32
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4 +1bare-bones versions (in this context)
Larry Abramson
4defoliating; stripping bare
Anna Herbst


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
defoliating; stripping bare


Explanation:
As "avlövning" is used as a metaphor in the source sentence, an English metaphor close in spirit would be "defoliating", or perhaps "stripping bare".

Anna Herbst
Australia
Local time: 12:32
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
bare-bones versions (in this context)


Explanation:
Maybe a better metaphor in this context.

Larry Abramson
United States
Local time: 20:32
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Native speaker of: English
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