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backed in gold leaf

Spanish translation: cubierta en pan de oro

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English term or phrase:backed in gold leaf
Spanish translation:cubierta en pan de oro
Entered by: Patricia CASEY
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20:13 Jan 6, 2003
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary / jewelry, amber
English term or phrase: backed in gold leaf
meticulously carved and backed in gold leaf
Antonio Villalobo
Spain
Local time: 12:31
cubierta en pan de oro
Explanation:
gold leaf: An alloy of 22 carats gold and 2 carats silver that has been beaten thin into a sheet and backed by an adhesive so that it can be applied to something.

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Note added at 2003-01-06 20:28:38 (GMT)
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Otra opción:

\"... esculpida/labrada y dorada meticulosamente\"
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Patricia CASEY
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:31
Grading comment
Gracias, ha sido de utilidad.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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cubierta en pan de oro


Explanation:
gold leaf: An alloy of 22 carats gold and 2 carats silver that has been beaten thin into a sheet and backed by an adhesive so that it can be applied to something.

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Note added at 2003-01-06 20:28:38 (GMT)
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Otra opción:

\"... esculpida/labrada y dorada meticulosamente\"

Patricia CASEY
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:31
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 567
Grading comment
Gracias, ha sido de utilidad.

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