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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / roof construction, roof steps
German term or phrase: gestossen
Auf ein gestoßenes Feld muss immer ein ungestoßenes Feld folgen.

thanks for a suggestion
Darko Kolega
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Daniel Arnold
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This is what it means in my opinion.

Daniel Arnold
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Johanna Timm, PhD
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disagree  Daniel Arnold: they are not joined,quite the opposite, they are loose. it makes a huge difference because if joined the stability and static would be different. the point is to have some elements abutted and some not-> room to move separately -> structural stability.
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  -> it would be good to have a German reference that clearly explains/visualizes the usage of this term in the context of roof construction
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