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English translation: cut stone

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German term or phrase:Schnittstein
English translation:cut stone
Entered by: evafink
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00:28 Apr 7, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Schnittstein
Dokument von 1912:

Er hat einen schoenen Brunnen, und einen Keller mit Schnittsteinen gemauert.
evafink
United States
Local time: 16:49
cut stone
Explanation:
Vielleicht so ....

Cut stone - Large stones cut individually, used for a foundation or wall of a house.
http://www.archiseek.com/guides/glossary/c.html

Massive cut stone foundations are typical of period houses.
http://www.realtor.org/rmo/architecture_guide/queen_anne.htm...





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Andrea Winzer
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Local time: 17:49
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Thanks everybody!
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cut stone


Explanation:
Vielleicht so ....

Cut stone - Large stones cut individually, used for a foundation or wall of a house.
http://www.archiseek.com/guides/glossary/c.html

Massive cut stone foundations are typical of period houses.
http://www.realtor.org/rmo/architecture_guide/queen_anne.htm...







Andrea Winzer
United States
Local time: 17:49
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 40
Grading comment
Thanks everybody!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you, Andrea!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michael Harris: would also say
11 hrs
  -> Thank you, Michael!

agree  Tilman Lichter
11 hrs
  -> Thank you, Tilman!

agree  Lancashireman: Or 'dressed stone'
17 hrs
  -> Thank you, Andrew!
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Apr 7, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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