Schiebeparkplatz

English translation: shunt[ing] car park

22:23 Jun 14, 2017
German to English translations [PRO]
Automotive / Cars & Trucks
German term or phrase: Schiebeparkplatz
This is a description of a type of car park, presumably, in an architectural document.
Anna Morvern
Ireland
Local time: 10:23
English translation:shunt[ing] car park
Explanation:
a car park in which you leave your handbrake off so that someone you have boxed in can gently push/shunt your car out of the way

Watch how the students do it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2l5JD8SW4M

Alternatively
no-handbrake car park

shunt
1.1 Push or shove (someone or something)
‘chairs were being shunted to and fro’
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/shunt
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Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:23
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3 +2shunt[ing] car park
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shunt[ing] car park


Explanation:
a car park in which you leave your handbrake off so that someone you have boxed in can gently push/shunt your car out of the way

Watch how the students do it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2l5JD8SW4M

Alternatively
no-handbrake car park

shunt
1.1 Push or shove (someone or something)
‘chairs were being shunted to and fro’
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/shunt


Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 383

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Hollywood: sounds very plausible L ... very common in Argentina ... you leave your car with the key and if they have to move it, they can do so ... I must say that I don't like this system but it's fairly normal here in Argentina
2 mins

agree  Ramey Rieger: before there's an agreement misunderstanding
13 hrs
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