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German translation of “spanner”

spanner

noun /ˈspӕnə/
a type of tool used for tightening or loosening nuts, bolts etc.
der Schraubenschlüßel
throw a spanner in the works to frustrate or ruin (a plan, system etc)
jemandem Knüppel zwischen die Beine werfen
A bug in the software really threw a spanner in the works.
(Definition of spanner from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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