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23:48 Nov 26, 2001
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Norwegian to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Explanation: wire (vaier) = wire or cable
skive = disc
"wireskive" is a pulley for metal cables. See the two references below, one a Danish "wireskiver" page and one an English "cable pulleys" page. I am certain that Danish and Norwegian usage of this word are the same.