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Rohsparren

English translation: Undressed rafters

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German term or phrase:Rohsparren
English translation:Undressed rafters
Entered by: Tanja Spath-Nagazi
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15:43 Jun 28, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Forestry / Wood / Timber
German term or phrase: Rohsparren
Aufzählung über Holzmarkt-Indikatoren
Tanja Spath-Nagazi
Germany
Local time: 10:32
Undressed rafters
Explanation:
A Sparre is a roof rafter. Roh is unhewn or undressed. It would appear that these are roof rafters that haven't yet been planed to final dimensions.
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 03:32
Grading comment
Many thanks! In the meantime, I have bought the "Wörterbuch der Holzwirtschaft"!
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Kim Metzger


  

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Undressed rafters


Explanation:
A Sparre is a roof rafter. Roh is unhewn or undressed. It would appear that these are roof rafters that haven't yet been planed to final dimensions.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 03:32
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 148
Grading comment
Many thanks! In the meantime, I have bought the "Wörterbuch der Holzwirtschaft"!
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