värähti viisari

English translation: the ponter did not budge until ...

08:29 Nov 30, 2009
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Finnish term or phrase: värähti viisari
värähti viisari mäntytukkeja kuljettaneen rekan kohdalla vasta 67 tonnissa
Adriana Andronache
Local time: 12:21
English translation:the ponter did not budge until ...
Explanation:
It is difficult to guess what the situation actually was. Usually the expression "viisari ei värähtänytkään" means that the pointer of some gauge did not "budge", that is, either did not show any reading or did not moved from what it was showing.

Because the word order is inverted "värähti viisari", I guess that before there have been said what was done and then the pointer of the scale did not budge until the weight of the truck was 67 ton.
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Timo Lehtilä
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Local time: 12:21
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the ponter did not budge until ...


Explanation:
It is difficult to guess what the situation actually was. Usually the expression "viisari ei värähtänytkään" means that the pointer of some gauge did not "budge", that is, either did not show any reading or did not moved from what it was showing.

Because the word order is inverted "värähti viisari", I guess that before there have been said what was done and then the pointer of the scale did not budge until the weight of the truck was 67 ton.


Timo Lehtilä
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