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Old 09-13-2018, 10:37 AM   #46297
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Originally Posted by Broken Arrow View Post
"Rückstände" = residue of solution one on the surface of the metal should be removed before treating the metal with the second solution.
Two comments:

When you run Rückstände through Google translate you're offered "arrears" and "backlog". These are financial terms. Context and register are so important, especially with technical translations. If I had run that word in a sentence, I'd probably get a different translation. But, machines suck at context.


You Germans are like the Lakota. Stick a prefix here, an infix there and a suffix at the end, and boom, you have a word that encloses an entire English sentence, once you account for inflection and instrumentality. It gives us native English speakers a headache, LOL.
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