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11:53 Oct 24, 2006
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German to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / Kletterwände
German term or phrase: Klemme
Hier wird eine Kletterwand (Katalog) beschrieben: Was ist hier mit Klemme gemeint?

Naturnahe Oberflächenstruktur mit Spalten, Klemmen, Vorsprüngen oder Rissen.
smeinke
Local time: 19:12
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Summary of answers provided
3niche
Stephen Roche
3clamps
BirgitBerlin
3restraint(s)xxxmuitoprazer


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restraint(s)


Explanation:
to prevent injury to users.

xxxmuitoprazer
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clamps


Explanation:
Clamps are used a lot in climbing. Each outdoor equipment store sells clamps. Clamps are built into manmade climbing walls. I suppose this is what is meant here.


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Note added at 37 Min. (2006-10-24 12:31:49 GMT)
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Sorry, there's no example sentence in this link, just example walls. I cannot delete it...

Example sentence(s):
  • http://www.edgewalls.com/
BirgitBerlin
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niche


Explanation:
I agree with Darin - Klemme is to be understood as a natural-type feature alongside the other fissures, cracks and overhangs. I'd therefore suggest something like niche

Stephen Roche
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