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09:26 Jan 13, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Schnur-Zwischenschalter
Schnur-Zwischenschalter {799}1-polig, {800}mit Wippschalter ...
Robinshaw
Spain
Local time: 18:36
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Summary of answers provided
5cord in-line switch, single-pole, with toggle switch
HansZimmer
5cut-off switchgangels
4in-line switch
John Jory
3 +1cord-operated intermediate switch
EdithK


  

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cord-operated intermediate switch


Explanation:
or

pendant intermediate switch

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EdithK
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agree  gangels
4 hrs
  -> Danke, Klaus, und falls auch Ihr Glatteis habt, gute Fahrt.
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in-line switch


Explanation:
As the context also mentions "Wippschalter", this excludes cord-operated switches.

My take is that it's a switch that is placed in the cable, e.g. to a reading lamp.

"The lamp also has an in-line switch."

See ref.

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Note added at 2003-01-13 11:59:21 (GMT)
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The \"Schnur\" in this case is the cable.


    Reference: http://www.ascolights.co.uk/table_lamps.html
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cut-off switch


Explanation:
in US if it is installed for easy reach on a cord to turn a (reading) lamp on/off

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cord in-line switch, single-pole, with toggle switch


Explanation:
... if you want to translate it 1:1
But to avoid two times "switch", then simply say: "in-line-toggle switch with cord" for example

Bye
Doris


    Reference: http://www.arditi.com/vecc/english/producting/coppr-tradiz.h...
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