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zum

  
contr  
     zu dem   
a      (räumlich)    geht es hier zum Bahnhof?      is this the way to the station?  
"Gasthof Zum Löwen"      "The Lion Inn"  
b      (mit Infinitiv)    zum Schwimmen gehen      to go swimming  
zum Essen gehen      to go and eat  
c      (Folge)    es ist zum Verrücktwerden/Weinen      it's enough to drive you mad   (esp Brit)  or crazy inf  /make you cry  
d      (Zweck)    dieses Gerät ist zum Messen des Blutdrucks      this apparatus is for measuring (the) blood pressure  
e      (in Verbindung mit vb siehe auch dort)    zum Spießbürger/Verräter werden      to become bourgeois/a traitor  
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Zaum, zu, zumal, zumute

zum Beispiel exp.
for example {or} instance

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
good enough to eat
[Fig.]
exp.
for (one's own) personal use
exp.
as a Christmas present ; for Christmas
exp.
for the (third and) last time of asking
exp.
to sb's annoyance
exp.
to join up ; to join the army
exp.
to go to the baker's
exp.
unit furniture
exp.
to be up for settlement
exp.
to sound the charge
[Mil.];[Fig.]
exp.
to sound the retreat
[Lit.];[Fig.]
exp.
to set off to battle
exp.
to go to (Holy) Communion
exp.
to break out ; to erupt ; to explode
exp.
grassroots politics
exp.
to turn out all right
exp.
to climb (up) to the summit
exp.
iron-on patches
exp.
to look frightening ; to look frightening {or} terrifying
exp.
to fall in (ready) for the march-off
[Mil.]
exp.
cut-price {or} bargain travel (offers)
exp.
to be superstitious
exp.
to prepare for a counterattack ; to prepare to retaliate
[Lit.];[Fig.]
exp.
to come up for air
exp.
to get ready {or} prepare to jump/start
exp.
call for a strike/for negotiations
exp.
incredibly boring
exp.
news reports
exp.
to be promoted to manager
exp.
to rise to be head of department
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"zum": examples and translations in context
Verfahren zum Herstellen von Allylalkohol abgeleiteten Carbonsäureestern. Process for the preparation of esters of carboxylic acids derived from allylic alcohol.
Zeitdiversityübertragungssystem zum Herabsetzung der Nachbarkanalstörung in Mobiltelefonsystemen. Time diversity transmission system for the reduction of adjacent channel interference in mobile telephone systems.
Einfahrbare Sperrvorrichtung zum Begrenzen der Blätterschlagbewegung eines Drehflügelflugzeughauptrotors. Retractible blocking device to limit the flapping of the blades of a rotorcraft's main rotor.
Vorrichtung zum schrittweisen Drehen eines Ständers. A device to effect a step-by-step turning movement of a stand.
Vorrichtung zum Fixieren der Steuerstabsführungsplatte im Kernreaktordruckgefäss. Device for fixation of upper spider guide plate in a nuclear reactor vessel.
Spiralverdichter mit thermisch ansprechendem Umleitungsventil zum Hochtemperaturschutz. A scroll compressor with a thermally responsive bypass valve for high temperature protection.
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