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mit dem Handballen eingewalkt werden

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11:04 May 28, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: mit dem Handballen eingewalkt werden
The text relates to the treatment of a strop for the old-fashioned open razors. "Die Lederseite kann bei Bedarf mit feiner Schleifpaste...eingerieben und mit dem Handballen eingewalkt werden."
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English translation:see below
Explanation:
>>If desired, you can apply abrasive [or emery] paste to the leather side and work it in with the palm [or ball] of your hand.<< ---
Sources: Duden,Deutsches Universalwörterbuch (walken)
Ernst, W. der industriellen Technk & deVries/Herrman, Technical & Engineering dictionary (Schleifpaste)
Webster: (ball [of a body part])
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naworked in with the ball of the thumb
Dr. Sahib Bleher


  

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worked in with the ball of the thumb


Explanation:
worked in (or kneaded, massaged) with the ball of the thumb.

Dr. Sahib Bleher
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55 mins
see below


Explanation:
>>If desired, you can apply abrasive [or emery] paste to the leather side and work it in with the palm [or ball] of your hand.<< ---
Sources: Duden,Deutsches Universalwörterbuch (walken)
Ernst, W. der industriellen Technk & deVries/Herrman, Technical & Engineering dictionary (Schleifpaste)
Webster: (ball [of a body part])

Tom Funke
Local time: 09:53
Native speaker of: English
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