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lime switch

German translation: Schnurschalter

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English term or phrase:line switch
German translation:Schnurschalter
Entered by: Thomas Bollmann
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15:18 Jun 21, 2005
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Furniture / Household Appliances
English term or phrase: lime switch
Es geht immer noch um die "fan heaters". Do not use with a lime switch.
Was ist ein "lime switch".

Vielen Dank im Voraus.
Thomas Bollmann
Germany
Local time: 07:23
Schnurschalter
Explanation:
Eindeutig ein Töppfehler für line switch, und damit meinen die diesmal keine einfachen Netzschalter, sondern ein in die Netzleitung "eingeklinkten" Netzschalter - im Volksmund als Schnurschalter bekannt.
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Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 07:23
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Vielen Dank für die Hilfe!!!
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4 +3Schnurschalter
Klaus Herrmann


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Schnurschalter


Explanation:
Eindeutig ein Töppfehler für line switch, und damit meinen die diesmal keine einfachen Netzschalter, sondern ein in die Netzleitung "eingeklinkten" Netzschalter - im Volksmund als Schnurschalter bekannt.

Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 07:23
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Vielen Dank für die Hilfe!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  jccantrell: Would be my guess, too. Do they still allow those things?
22 mins
  -> I've only recently seen them in lamp cords.

agree  Steffen Walter
25 mins

agree  muttersprachler
53 mins
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