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20:57 Nov 8, 2007
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Danish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Danish term or phrase: blyvender
This machine: http://picasaweb.google.com/tomasz.sienicki/Trnsl/photo#5130...
Tomasz Sienicki
Denmark
Local time: 11:33
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Summary of answers provided
5lead pusherSuzanne Blangsted
1linotype machine
Diarmuid Kennan


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26 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
linotype machine


Explanation:
This is just a guess. Blyvender seems to be an eror, it gives no hits at all on Google. It looks vaguely like a linotype machine for printing, a machine that also uses 'bly', lead.

Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 10:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 75
Notes to answerer
Asker: Not a typo - the word is used three times in the document, eg. «Maskine: Blyvender», «Indstilling på blyvenderens display. Tryk på 'indstil akser'». Still, no hint as to what the machine actually does. :/

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21 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
lead pusher


Explanation:
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/13910/13910-h/images/fig14-47...

the lead while soft is pressed into the forms that are selected by the linotype operator, the end result is then lifted up and out, turned up-side-down into a tray where it enters the documents text. Each line is produced that way.

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Note added at 21 hrs (2007-11-09 18:29:55 GMT)
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url does not work properly, please see
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/13910/13910-h/13910-h.htm
and go to figure 14.

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Note added at 21 hrs (2007-11-09 18:30:24 GMT)
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or you can google "lead pusher"

Suzanne Blangsted
Local time: 02:33
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 149
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