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touch paper - das Zündpapier

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touchpaper

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das Zündpapier


Examples/ definitions with source references
touchpaper [ˈtʌtʃˌpeɪpə]
n
1. (Military / Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) paper soaked in saltpetre and used for firing gunpowder
light the (blue) touchpaper to do something that will cause much anger or excitement

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003

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Authorwmw (386353) 15 Oct 12, 19:02
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Zumindest MW verwendet die Schreibung mit zwei Wörtern :
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tou...
touch paper - noun
Definition of TOUCH PAPER
: paper impregnated with potassium nitrate that burns steadily without flame and is used to aid the ignition of small fireworks


Vielleicht sollten wir die Schreibweise mit "-" noch hinzufügen :
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Touch-paper
Touch´-pa`per
n.1.Paper steeped in saltpeter, which burns slowly, and is used as a match for firing gunpowder, and the like.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by C. & G. Merriam Co.


PS : http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/e...
touch paper (ˈtʌtʃ ˈpeɪpə)
Definitions
noun
(history) paper soaked in saltpetre and used for firing gunpowder
#1Authorno me bré (700807) 15 Oct 12, 19:38
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touchpaper, touch paper, touch-paper

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das Zündpapier



Context/ examples
A) touchpaper
noun /ˈtʌtʃˌpeɪ.pər//-pɚ/ n [C] Definition
a small piece of paper on one end of a firework, which you light in order to start the firework burning
The instructions on the fireworks said "Light the blue touchpaper, and stand well clear."

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/br...

B) touch paper (ˈtʌtʃ ˈpeɪpə)
Definitions
noun
1.(history) paper soaked in saltpetre and used for firing gunpowder
2.See to light the touch paper

http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/e...

C) Touch-paper \Touch"-pa`per\, n.
Paper steeped in saltpeter, which burns slowly, and is used
as a match for firing gunpowder, and the like.
[1913 Webster]

http://www.freedictionary.org/?Query=touch-paper
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3 versions ?
#2Authorwmw (386353) 15 Oct 12, 20:54
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Die drei Schreibvarianten zusammengesetzter Hauptwörter a) mit und b) ohne Bindestrich und c) zusammengeschrieben ziehen sich ja durch den gesamten Englisch-Wortschatz. Gibt es da eine einheitliche Richtlinie von Seiten des LEO-Teams, welche generell eingetragen werden?
#3AuthorIlldiko (763882) 16 Oct 12, 14:40
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