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03:59 Sep 22, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Federnasen
Die Federnasen dienen als Verriegelung und sorgen für einen mechanischen festen Sitz
Stephen Rippon
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Summary of answers provided
naagain feather key
Michael Scheidler
naspring clip, spring retainerManfred Mondt
nafeather key
Michael Scheidler


  

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11 mins
feather key


Explanation:
Federnasen are feather keys, can also be called Paßfedern in German.
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mickey


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Michael Scheidler
Local time: 18:07
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3 hrs
spring clip, spring retainer


Explanation:
Feather ... is definitely inappropriate. The term spring clip for holding or securing something is very common and Google returns many hits. Most spring clips relate to shackles or to wire/pipe straps.
Manfred


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Manfred Mondt
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Local time: 12:07
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3 days20 hrs
again feather key


Explanation:
Mondt, before you call s.th. inappropriate you should inform yourself. There are a lot of references also at Google which confirm the use of feather key in a technical context that would fit here.
See also below.


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Michael Scheidler
Local time: 18:07
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