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English translation: Not smoothed/levelled out (or leveled out for AE)

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10:47 Sep 6, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
German term or phrase: nicht gespachtelt
Kontext: Betrifft den Estrichfußboden, der ist nicht gespachtelt.
Martin Wenzel
Germany
Local time: 12:51
English translation:Not smoothed/levelled out (or leveled out for AE)
Explanation:
spach|teln <sw. V.; hat>: 1. a) mit dem Spachtel auftragen und glätten: Gips in die Fugen s.; die Farben sind gespachtelt; b) mit dem Spachtel bearbeiten: die Wand s. 2. (fam.) mit Freude am Essen u. mit gutem Appetit essen.

(c) Dudenverlag

spachteln tr. V. a) stop, fill <hole, crack, etc.>; smooth over <wall, panel, surface, etc.>; smooth <filler, putty> (in + Akk. into); apply <paints> with a palette knife;
b) (ugs.: essen) put away (coll.) <food, meal>

(c) 1999 Dudenverlag

Anyone with more knowledge of architecture, feel free to correct me if this is wrong, which is why my confidence level is only medium.
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Sarah Downing
Local time: 06:51
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thank you
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3 +3Not smoothed/levelled out (or leveled out for AE)
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Nicht gespachtelt.
Not smoothed/levelled out (or leveled out for AE)


Explanation:
spach|teln <sw. V.; hat>: 1. a) mit dem Spachtel auftragen und glätten: Gips in die Fugen s.; die Farben sind gespachtelt; b) mit dem Spachtel bearbeiten: die Wand s. 2. (fam.) mit Freude am Essen u. mit gutem Appetit essen.

(c) Dudenverlag

spachteln tr. V. a) stop, fill <hole, crack, etc.>; smooth over <wall, panel, surface, etc.>; smooth <filler, putty> (in + Akk. into); apply <paints> with a palette knife;
b) (ugs.: essen) put away (coll.) <food, meal>

(c) 1999 Dudenverlag

Anyone with more knowledge of architecture, feel free to correct me if this is wrong, which is why my confidence level is only medium.

Sarah Downing
Local time: 06:51
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ingeborg Gowans: or not crack-filled
2 mins
  -> Thanks Ingeborg

agree  Jeanette Phillips: levelled out
1 hr
  -> Thank you

agree  Kim Metzger: Or filled, if they're referring to the joints. http://www.acml.co.uk/px1.htm
14 hrs
  -> Thanks Kim
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Changes made by editors
Sep 6, 2006 - Changes made by Marcus Malabad:
Term askedNicht gespachtelt. » nicht gespachtelt


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