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Schleifer

English translation: wiper

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German term or phrase:Schleifer
English translation:wiper
Entered by: Susanne Roelands
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14:00 Mar 25, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
German term or phrase: Schleifer
Mit dem Schraubendreher den Schleifer vom Mikrowellensensor auf Sollempfindlichkeit einstellen.

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Susanne Roelands
Belgium
Local time: 13:35
wiper
Explanation:
Probably the 'wiper' of a potentiometer. I think it would make more sense to use 'potentiometer' (German: Potentiometer) as a general expression, rather than 'wiper', as it might not be commonly understood.
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Nathan Hanika
Local time: 12:35
Grading comment
Thank you.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2wiperNathan Hanika


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
wiper


Explanation:
Probably the 'wiper' of a potentiometer. I think it would make more sense to use 'potentiometer' (German: Potentiometer) as a general expression, rather than 'wiper', as it might not be commonly understood.

Nathan Hanika
Local time: 12:35
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Klaus Herrmann: Agree on all accounts
1 hr

agree  jccantrell: yep, how I would understand it, too.
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