Stellteil

English translation: settings/controls and switches

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German term or phrase:Stellteil
English translation:settings/controls and switches
Entered by: Carolyn Bailey

14:51 Dec 5, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Stellteil
Prüfen Sie vor dem Starten alle Kontroll-Lampen und Instrumente auf einwandfreie Funktion, bringen Sie alle Stellteile in Neutralstellung und kippen Sie den Sicherheitshebel nach oben.
Randi Stenstrop
Local time: 14:20
settings/controls and switches
Explanation:
Just a suggestion:
"Stellteile" in German seems to cover anything that can be set, switched, turned on or off. So controls, switches, levers, buttons could be covered by settings:

Place all settings in the neutral position ...

OR
Set all switches and controls in the neutral position
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Carolyn Bailey
Local time: 08:20
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1correction to above
Cilian O'Tuama
3 +1settings/controls and switches
Carolyn Bailey
4switches
abaensch
4actuator
Cilian O'Tuama


  

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actuator


Explanation:
= Stellglied

Stellglied nt ELEKTROTECH actuator, KONTROLL servo positioner, Positioniersystem actuator, MASCHINEN control element, MECHAN vane, REGELUNG active element, final controlling element, TRANS KFZ, Flugzeug actuator

Langenscheidt

Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 14:20
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 7232
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correction to above


Explanation:
Stellteil n (Sammelbegriff) / operating element
Stellteile n pl (Regeln) / operator's controls pl

Ernst

sorry for any confusion

Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 14:20
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 7232

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rolf Bueskens: These are suitably inclusive, as the German is.
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switches


Explanation:
set all switches to neutral position, i.e. make sure that they are not in any "ON" position.

abaensch
Germany
Local time: 14:20
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 40
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settings/controls and switches


Explanation:
Just a suggestion:
"Stellteile" in German seems to cover anything that can be set, switched, turned on or off. So controls, switches, levers, buttons could be covered by settings:

Place all settings in the neutral position ...

OR
Set all switches and controls in the neutral position

Carolyn Bailey
Local time: 08:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 83

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Herbert2
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