tumlingen

English translation: tumbling

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Swedish term or phrase:tumlingen
English translation:tumbling
Entered by: Deane Goltermann

19:02 Jan 25, 2016
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Other / Weapons
Swedish term or phrase: tumlingen
• Skada på vävnad utanför själva projektilbanan, vilken är beroende på energiavlämningen. Vävnaden (fr.a muskelvävnad) kan dödas i en rätt stor zon runt projektilkanalen. Faktorer som ökar denna typ av skada är:
o hastigheten
o tumlingen
o fragmentering av kulan
Helena Grahn
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:31
tumbling
Explanation:
I'm fairly sure this funny Swe word is referring to the bullet (projectile) 'tumbling' in its path before (in flight) and after hitting the target.

Look up 'tumbling* + "bullet"

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Note added at 30 mins (2016-01-25 19:32:06 GMT)
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You also have a 'torktumlare' with the Swe root word.
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Deane Goltermann
Sweden
Local time: 03:31
Grading comment
Tks!
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tumligen
tumbling


Explanation:
I'm fairly sure this funny Swe word is referring to the bullet (projectile) 'tumbling' in its path before (in flight) and after hitting the target.

Look up 'tumbling* + "bullet"

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Note added at 30 mins (2016-01-25 19:32:06 GMT)
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You also have a 'torktumlare' with the Swe root word.

Deane Goltermann
Sweden
Local time: 03:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Tks!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hit the nail. Tks!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anna Herbst: Och man kan tumla runt...
4 hrs
  -> Thanks Anna!

agree  Michael Ellis: There is a graphic representation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5_mmUTxlq4
14 hrs
  -> Thanks, Michael! I found some similar unpleasant links when I was 'zeroing in' on this answer.
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