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English translation: settles

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00:37 Nov 3, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Forestry / Wood / Timber / Holz
German term or phrase: ruhig
Offenbar gibt es im Deutschen diesen Ausdruck als Gegensatz zu "Das Hold arbeitet" (knackt, etc.) Habe schon 'arbeiten' angefragt. Muss ich das umschreiben oder gibt es ein Fachwort dafuer im Englischen?
Marionc
Local time: 05:42
English translation:settles
Explanation:
without further context .....

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Note added at 12 mins (2007-11-03 00:50:22 GMT)
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Recognizing that wood shrinks and shrinking wood settles should simplify dealing with these issues. However, wood is a dynamic material affected by ...
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David Hollywood
Local time: 08:42
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David, you answered already my first question about 'arbeiten'. Thank you for your detailed explanation. They use the expression 'ruhig' as opposed to wood that still "works/settles". Supposedly 'ruhig' wood is better than 'working' wood. Would you have a word in this context for 'ruhig'?
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ruhig (Holz)
settles


Explanation:
without further context .....

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Note added at 12 mins (2007-11-03 00:50:22 GMT)
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Recognizing that wood shrinks and shrinking wood settles should simplify dealing with these issues. However, wood is a dynamic material affected by ...
books.google.com/books?isbn=0811728471...

David Hollywood
Local time: 08:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
David, you answered already my first question about 'arbeiten'. Thank you for your detailed explanation. They use the expression 'ruhig' as opposed to wood that still "works/settles". Supposedly 'ruhig' wood is better than 'working' wood. Would you have a word in this context for 'ruhig'?
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neutral  Dirgis: has settled, would fit better, no?
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Nov 3, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedruhig (Holz) » ruhig
FieldOther » Tech/Engineering
Field (write-in)(none) » Holz


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