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German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase:Gummibalg
Not much to go on I'm afraid. Context: a farmer is describing a fault on his tractor - 'Kurzschluß an der Elektrik der Hi-Lo Schaltung im Gummibalg des Ganghebels'.
Can anyone have a guess at what a 'Gummibalg' might be?
Explanation: Bellows =
a. 1. An apparatus for producing a strong current of air, as for sounding a pipe organ or increasing the draft to a fire, consisting of a flexible, valved air chamber that is contracted and expanded by pumping to force the air through a nozzle
2. Something, such as the pleated windbag of an accordion, that resembles this apparatus.