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16:54 Nov 14, 2008
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial / System for replacing overhead cables
German term or phrase: regulage
It looks like this is borrowed from the French but I can only find watch-making texts with this term.

"jedes Seil wird in seine zugehörigen Seillaufräder gelegt und auf Regulage der späteren Leitungsseile gezogen."
Barbara Cashin
Local time: 08:40
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Summary of answers provided
2babbiting
Paul Kachur
1wheel mechanism, bearingSemafoor


  

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babbiting


Explanation:
"babbiting" is what I found at the reference site listed below. It would seem to fit in the general theme and context.


    Reference: http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=382573
Paul Kachur
Germany
Local time: 09:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you for the help. I think that babbiting is still referring to watches and is not applicable here. I think in this case it must be very specific to this industry. Your help is appreciated

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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
wheel mechanism, bearing


Explanation:
sounds like a guidance system for cables, cogs, etc... hence, my best guess

Semafoor
Belgium
Local time: 09:40
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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Asker:

Asker: Thanks for the suggestion. I think this is probably very specialised

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