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English translation: grip, clamp, load, chuck, tension (context-dependent)

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German term or phrase:spannen (Werkzeug)
English translation:grip, clamp, load, chuck, tension (context-dependent)
Entered by: Ulrike Lieder
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12:42 Aug 1, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: spannen
things to do with tool manufacturing
dan shea
grip, clamp, load
Explanation:
Since you indicate this has to do with tool manufacturing, the above 3 terms might fit the bill.

Spannen can also be to stretch, to strain, to cock... really depends on the context.

HTH.
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 04:40
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Summary of answers provided
na +2grip, clamp, loadUlrike Lieder
namore alternativesBeth Kantus


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9 mins peer agreement (net): +2
grip, clamp, load


Explanation:
Since you indicate this has to do with tool manufacturing, the above 3 terms might fit the bill.

Spannen can also be to stretch, to strain, to cock... really depends on the context.

HTH.


    Ernst, WB industrielle Technik
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 04:40
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
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agree  Mats Wiman: provided it's about a turning operation
5 mins

agree  Alan Johnson: agree with Mats, but how did you do that context-related discussion?
27 mins
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1 hr
more alternatives


Explanation:
grip, clamp, and load are good suggestions; alternatives for similar contexts are chucking and tensioning.
Agree with Mats - more of the sentence is needed; it really depends on context!

HTH!

Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 07:40
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 924
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