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kerngetrenntes Holz

English translation: half-timber

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German term or phrase:kerngetrenntes Holz
English translation:half-timber
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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02:57 Jul 9, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / construction
German term or phrase: kerngetrenntes Holz
Bei Verwendung von Vollholz für bauliche Maßnahmen ist zur Vermeidung von Rissen und Verformungen kerngetrenntes und trockenes Holz einzubauen.
Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 16:20
half-timber
Explanation:
Kerngetrennt is wood split down the middle, longitudinally. Vollholz in this context means solid wood, I think, instead of laminated wood, for example. The concept is that if you take a log and cut the edges off, you have unstable wood that will eventually warp.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 09:20
Grading comment
thanks Kim, I'll leave it to your capable 'wooden' hands to fix the glossary entry
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +2half-timber
Kim Metzger


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
half-timber


Explanation:
Kerngetrennt is wood split down the middle, longitudinally. Vollholz in this context means solid wood, I think, instead of laminated wood, for example. The concept is that if you take a log and cut the edges off, you have unstable wood that will eventually warp.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 09:20
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Grading comment
thanks Kim, I'll leave it to your capable 'wooden' hands to fix the glossary entry

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Сергей Лузан: timber
5 hrs
  -> Half-timer. Just timber wouldn't do it.

agree  gangels
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