vasketurscylinder

English translation: lockable cylinder for reserving your turn in the laundry room

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Danish term or phrase:vasketurscylinder
English translation:lockable cylinder for reserving your turn in the laundry room
Entered by: Helen Jordan

09:09 Apr 27, 2005
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Danish term or phrase: vasketurscylinder
In the same OPSIGELSESBLANKET Rules the vacating tenant is required to comply with:

Nogler, vasketurscylinder m.v skal ved fraflytning anbringes pa kokkenbordet. Manglende nogler + cylinder skal erstattes.

TIA for any help
Helen Jordan
Local time: 21:56
lockable cylinder for reserving your turn in the laundry room
Explanation:
I picture this as a kind of cylinder which you lock into place on a metal calendar for reserving your turn in the (common) laundry room of the building.
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Kristina Thorne
France
Local time: 22:56
Grading comment
Brilliant! Thanks!
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2 +3lockable cylinder for reserving your turn in the laundry room
Kristina Thorne


  

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lockable cylinder for reserving your turn in the laundry room


Explanation:
I picture this as a kind of cylinder which you lock into place on a metal calendar for reserving your turn in the (common) laundry room of the building.

Kristina Thorne
France
Local time: 22:56
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Brilliant! Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Andersen: About the best explanation you will get without seeing the device (and it's probably fine then too)
46 mins
  -> Many thanks, Christine!

agree  Roald Toskedal
1 hr
  -> Thank you!

agree  Dan Schioenning Larsen: maybe "laundry reservation cylinder" to make it shorter...
5 hrs
  -> Maybe. I could not think of one single word for it.
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