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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
|English term or phrase: swarth|
|Drill a 10mm hole. Wipe away swarth with a light cloth.|
swarth = Sägemehl??
Swarth means skin, rind or outet surface according to the OED. The term is rarely used these days. The modern equivalent is shavings = Späne.
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swarf [?] - Abfall, Späne
Could this possibly be a typographical error and should read swarf?
Späne m pl, Schleifschlamm m, Abfall m
This is also supported by Kucera, Compact Dictionary of Exact Science and Technology
"swarth", according to the new American Heritage dictionary of the english language, is a variant of
VARIANT FORMS: also swarth (swôrth)
NOUN: 1. Land covered with grassy turf. 2. A lawn or meadow.
which wouldn't seem to fit into your context.
Siemens, FWB industrielle Elektrotechnik, Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik
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