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French translation: clef d'accord

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English term or phrase:String winder
French translation:clef d'accord
Entered by: herrmann
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22:17 Feb 28, 2002
English to French translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: string winder
Guitar instrument: a string winder is a cranking device which is used on the tuning machines of a guitar to gain a mechanical advantage when changing strings.
herrmann
Local time: 18:24
Clef ou clée
Explanation:
"clef d'accord" ou " clée d'accord"
(both spellings are acceptable in french)
When turning this key you give more or less tension on the string and thus "tune" the string.
The six notes/tunes you can obtain on a normal guitar are (in French) :
MI, LA, RE,SOL, SI, MI
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Thierry LOTTE
Local time: 03:24
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Merci Thiery!
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4 +1Clef ou clée
Thierry LOTTE


  

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Clef ou clée


Explanation:
"clef d'accord" ou " clée d'accord"
(both spellings are acceptable in french)
When turning this key you give more or less tension on the string and thus "tune" the string.
The six notes/tunes you can obtain on a normal guitar are (in French) :
MI, LA, RE,SOL, SI, MI


    French Guitarist (swingingly yours)
Thierry LOTTE
Local time: 03:24
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 435
Grading comment
Merci Thiery!

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agree  Philippe Danjoux: "Clé", without an "e".
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  -> Right, Clé without an e - Tks a lot
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