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Winkelschlüssel

English translation: Angle wrench

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German term or phrase:Winkelschlüssel
English translation:Angle wrench
Entered by: CBeeh
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08:56 Jul 16, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Winkelschlüssel
List of parts
torque wrench
u.a. Winkelschlüssel
Do I translate "schlüssel" as key or wrench in this case?
Zeus
Local time: 21:50
Angle wrench
Explanation:
"Winkelschlüssel" is used for different types of angle wrenches, so the second option is the appropriate.
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CBeeh
Germany
Local time: 17:50
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Summary of answers provided
naAngle spannerRolf Bueskens
naCould also be key....Agius Language & Translation
naAngle wrench
CBeeh


  

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4 mins
Angle wrench


Explanation:
"Winkelschlüssel" is used for different types of angle wrenches, so the second option is the appropriate.


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CBeeh
Germany
Local time: 17:50
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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43 mins
Could also be key....


Explanation:
....according to Ernst. But seeing as though my fellow colleague above has personal engineering experience, he will be more in the know.
Good luck.
Claire

Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
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8 hrs
Angle spanner


Explanation:
A 'Schluessel' is usually a spanner unless it goes into a socket (like an Allen key).
A wrench is normally a heavier, adjustable tool.


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Rolf Bueskens
Local time: 08:50
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