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Danish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Danish term or phrase: skær
From the same text about the manufacture of blades.
The text mentions specific types of skær:

Vi fremstiller knive med forskellige skær, afhængig af kundens ønsker.
Det mest brugte er centerskær eller dobbelt centerskær.
Men også sideskær er lagervare.

My first thought is of course edge, but I am not finding many hits for "double centre edge blade" which has me doubting.

Anybody know?
Michael Purvis

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Erich Hegenberger
1cutting edge or blade



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cutting edge or blade

double centre cutting edge or blade


Knife Edges 101 | KitchenKnifeGuru › knives › knife-edges-101
Feb 14, 2018 - Every knife has an edge style, a way the blade has been ground to make it sharp. The most common, of course, is a V-edge which looks like it sounds—two slanting sides that go straight to the cutting edge. The great majority of kitchen knives have this type of edge.

Types of Blade and Cutting Edges | Buying Guides and Tips ... › types-of-blade-and-cutting-edges
Dec 3, 2013 - The sharp edge and tapering blade helps the knife to chop easily through food. This type of edge is often seen in European knives. Straight edges: This is most commonly found on preparation knives. A straight edge is ideal for chopping and slicing through food.

Knife - Wikipedia › wiki › Knife
A knife is a tool with a cutting edge or blade attached to a handle.

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No question that skær is edge in this context; see the Danish definition here:ær,3&query=skær

I also found a picture of sideskær on a figure skate:,_sport_og_fritid/Sport/Ish...

As for your 'dobbelt centerskær,' all you have to do is change your word order slightly - it's obviously a double-edge(d) knife or blade:

But now we come to the question of centerskær and sideskær. If you were in a big hurry you might transliterate to "center edge" and "side edge," but these don't really roll off the tongue. I didn't do an in-depth search, but at least for kitchen knives, it would appear that "V-edge" and "chisel edge" will serve:

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