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What is the English translation for the word Schnüffelstück? The word comes from the film Werner.

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Well i don't even know this word in german, although i'm a native german speaker. –  mru Oct 8 '11 at 19:56
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@mru youtube.com/watch?v=iTp5wrX1w64 –  Pekka 웃 Oct 8 '11 at 20:51
    
Oh boy, there's more Werner on Youtube! 1 2 3 4 this simply is a classic that needs watching at least once. –  Pekka 웃 Oct 8 '11 at 20:56
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"Ein waaaaaaas??" :-) –  Jan Oct 9 '11 at 12:00
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"Automatischer Heizkörperentlüfter" - pictures: shop.stadtwerke-muenster.de/10-prozent-rabatt-swm/… –  splattne Oct 10 '11 at 10:02
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It's a self venting valve for a radiator, look at this one for example: http://www.armstronginternational.com/air-gas-vents-see-thru-1-avc

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My dictionary says snifter valve (an alternative name for this is snifting valve).

Also check this page, where someone asks "Was ist ein Schnüffelstück?".

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@downvoter: Can you please explain the -1? I don't think my answer "is not useful", but if I missed something, I'd like to know. Thanks. –  Alenanno Oct 10 '11 at 15:01
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