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German term or phrase:Schäkel
English translation:Shackle
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15:44 Aug 2, 2010
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
German term or phrase: Schekel
In a test report on a torpedo loading system: Wir weisen darauf hin, dass an der einen Transportgewindehülse ein originaler Transport Schekel fehlt. My effort: We draw attention to the fact that one of the transport screw mechanisms is not fitted with the original [ ? sleeve? nut?]
Jack Becconsall
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:48
A horrible typo; ought to be "Schäkel" (a word derived from "shackle"). "Schekel", as almost everyone else knows, is the legal tender in Israel.
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A horrible typo; ought to be "Schäkel" (a word derived from "shackle"). "Schekel", as almost everyone else knows, is the legal tender in Israel.

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agree  xxxArnoTranslat: wie gesagt
0 min
  -> Danke, Arno!

agree  Erik Freitag: Klar! Und selbst, wenn man "Schekel" durch "Schäkel" ersetzt, bleibt im Quelltext ein Schreibfehler: "Transport Schäkel".
29 mins
  -> Danke, efreitag - aber wo ist bei Schäkel der Schreibfehler?

agree  Gudrun Maydorn
35 mins
  -> Danke, Gudrun!

agree  meirs: Also known as Clevis
3 hrs
  -> Danke, meirs!

agree  Steffen Walter: Zu efreitag - "Transportschäkel" (ein Wort).
15 hrs
  -> Danke, Steffen!
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Aug 5, 2010 - Changes made by LegalTrans D:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/0">'s</a> old entry - "Schekel" » "Shackle"

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