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German - English (British) translations for "Rand"

"Rand" German translation




The German noun 'Rand' refers to the edge or border of something.

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Meaning: edge

Der Tisch hat einen Rand.

The table has an edge.

Meaning: margin

Schreibe deinen Namen in den Rand des Papiers.

Write your name in the margin of the paper.

Meaning: brim

Sie trug einen Hut mit breitem Rand.

She wore a hat with a wide brim.

Meaning: border

Die Stadt liegt am Rand des Flusses.

The city is located on the border of the river.

Meaning: periphery

Das Thema wurde nur am Rand der Diskussion erwähnt.

The topic was only mentioned on the periphery of the discussion.


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A1: Der Hund läuft am Rand des Parks.

The dog is running at the edge of the park.

A1: Ich habe ein Buch mit einem roten Rand.

I have a book with a red border.

A1: Bitte bleib am Rand des Gehwegs.

Please stay at the side of the sidewalk.

B1: Die Kinder spielen am Rand des Flusses.

The children are playing at the riverbank.

B1: Er hat das Bild mit einem goldenen Rand gerahmt.

He framed the picture with a golden border.

B1: Am Rand der Straße stehen viele Bäume.

There are many trees at the edge of the road.

C1: Der Künstler hat das Gemälde kunstvoll mit einem silbernen Rand versehen.

The artist skillfully added a silver border to the painting.

C1: Das Buch enthält interessante Informationen am Rand der Seiten.

The book contains interesting information in the margins of the pages.

C1: Die Diskussion drehte sich um die ethischen Randfragen des Themas.

The discussion revolved around the ethical peripheral issues of the topic.

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The word 'Rand' is commonly used in German to describe the outermost part or boundary of an object, area, or concept. It can refer to the physical edge of an object, such as the rim of a glass or the border of a page. Additionally, 'Rand' can also be used metaphorically to describe the periphery or outskirts of a city or town.

In mathematics and statistics, 'Rand' is often used to denote random variables or random numbers. It signifies the unpredictable nature of these values and their lack of pattern or order. For example, when conducting a statistical analysis, researchers may generate random numbers using a 'Rand' function to simulate uncertain or chance events.

Furthermore, 'Rand' can also be found in compound words in German, where it adds specific meanings related to edges or borders. For instance, 'Stadtrand' means 'outskirts of a city', while 'Buchrand' translates to 'book edge'. Understanding the various contexts in which 'Rand' is used can help in comprehending its meaning and usage in different situations.

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