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Besteck  

Be•steck      nt   , -(e)s, -e  
a    (=Essbesteck)   knives and forks    pl  , cutlery    sing     (Brit)  , flatware    sing     (US)     
(=Set, für ein Gedeck)  
set of cutlery   (Brit)  or flatware   (US)     
ein silbernes Besteck      a set of silver cutlery   (Brit)  or flatware   (US)     
Herr Ober, ich habe kein Besteck      waiter, I haven't any cutlery   (Brit)  or flatware   (US)     
b    (=Instrumentensatz)   set of instruments  
(=Raucherbesteck)  
pipe-cleaning implements    pl  , smoker's set  
(=Drogenbesteck)  
needles  
chirurgisches Besteck      (set of) surgical instruments  
c      (Naut)   reckoning, ship's position  


Besteck(schub)fach   Be•steck•(schub)•fach      nt   cutlery   (Brit)  or flatware   (US)   drawer
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
chirurgisches Besteck exp.
(set of) surgical instruments

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
a set of silver cutlery {or} flatware
exp.
waiter, I haven't any cutlery {or} flatware
exp.
you cannot buy individual {or} separate {or} single pieces of this cutlery
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'Besteck' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Besteck
exp.
rostfreies Besteck
exp.
das Besteck nehmen
[Naut.]
exp.
wir haben uns (ein) neues Besteck gekauft

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