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German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering / Hand Tools
German term or phrase:Klinge
I have a commercial invoice for a number of hand tools, and in the screwdriver section the descriptions contain the item "Klingenlänge":
Schraubendreher mit Quergriff,
Inbus 4 mm, Klingenlänge 200 mm"
In one of my general dictionaries I find "Klinge" given as "blade", with specific reference to screwdrivers, however in this text they are 200-800 mm in length, which seems odd just for the blade part at the end of the shaft. My guess is that "Klinge" means "shaft", i.e. the part that sticks out of the handle all the way to the tip of the business end; can anyone confirm that?
This is a Swiss text, if that's of any significance.