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venatura

English translation: grain

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Italian term or phrase:venatura
English translation:grain
Entered by: Federica Masante
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10:29 Apr 1, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Furniture / Household Appliances
Italian term or phrase: venatura
is it grain in this case?

La venatura del cassetto inferiore continua su quello superiore, fino in cima: il pannello è impiallacciato interamente, con la venatura trattata in verticale.
Federica Masante
Local time: 08:33
grain/marbling
Explanation:
it depends on the material - grain for wood marbling for marble ( although I have also heard "grain" for marble.)
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forli
Local time: 07:33
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
grain/marbling


Explanation:
it depends on the material - grain for wood marbling for marble ( although I have also heard "grain" for marble.)

forli
Local time: 07:33
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marie Scarano
9 mins
  -> Thanx!

agree  Joe Nemeth: grain - here it is talking about wood (il pannello è impiallacciato)
9 mins
  -> Hey Joe!

agree  Science451
3 hrs
  -> thank you

agree  triskele: grain if it is wood.
1 day3 hrs
  -> thnx

agree  esoft: grain, if you are talking about wood
1 day12 hrs
  -> it would be wood
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