English translation: frozen crust

Norwegian term or phrase:teleskorpe
English translation:frozen crust
Entered by: Carole Hognestad

07:02 Jun 25, 2011
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geology
Norwegian term or phrase: teleskorp
In connection with the laying of rail tracks:
Strukturlyd oppstår i hovedsak når bygning er lagt på faste løsmasser som hard morene, hard tørrskorpe eller en teleskorpe selv om grunnen ellers er bløt.
Carole Hognestad
Local time: 03:46
frozen crust
Tele is the frozen soil, and skorpe is the crust.

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Leif Henriksen
Local time: 03:46
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4 +2frozen crust
Leif Henriksen



18 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
frozen crust

Tele is the frozen soil, and skorpe is the crust.

Example sentence(s):
  • evaluate the loads on the bridge foundation imposed by a frozen crust

Leif Henriksen
Local time: 03:46
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian, Native in Norwegian (Bokmal)Norwegian (Bokmal)
PRO pts in category: 8
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Many thanks for your help.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Per Bergvall: Spot on - but teleskorp is not a Norwegian word. It needs the missing «e» at the end.
1 day 1 hr
  -> .. which is why I added the missing e in my response, so that in case the asker graciously will accept my answer, it will be correct indexed and searchable. Thank you for your support and comment!

agree  Sommerfeldt
2 days 2 hrs
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