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stinkende herdevann

English translation: stinking hardening water

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Norwegian term or phrase:stinkende herdevann
English translation:stinking hardening water
Entered by: Michele Fauble
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16:52 Apr 5, 2008
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Metallurgy / Casting / forging metal
Norwegian term or phrase: stinkende herdevann
Context: It was perhaps not so unusual that the smith was a highly regarded person, and that much of the forging profession was regarded as something mystical or related to trolldom. Most people knew very little about the wondrous powers of steel to become hard or soft just by being worked over glowing coals and in “stinkende herdevann” ...
EileenF
Local time: 14:14
stinking hardening water
Explanation:
... the latter being partially precipitated upon the surface of the steel. Hardening water which has been used for some time will finally get into such a ...
books.google.com/books?id=lrtKAAAAMAAJ...


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Note added at 6 days (2008-04-11 23:38:40 GMT) Post-grading
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Tool-steel: A Concise Handbook on Tool-steel in General, Its ... - Google Books Result
http://books.google.com/books?id=lrtKAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA98&lpg=PA...

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Michele Fauble
United States
Local time: 11:14
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Thank you, Michele. One query, though - "hardening water" sounds fine, but would one really use the word "stinking" to describe it? Secondly, could you please repeat your reference URL?
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stinking hardening water


Explanation:
... the latter being partially precipitated upon the surface of the steel. Hardening water which has been used for some time will finally get into such a ...
books.google.com/books?id=lrtKAAAAMAAJ...


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Note added at 6 days (2008-04-11 23:38:40 GMT) Post-grading
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Tool-steel: A Concise Handbook on Tool-steel in General, Its ... - Google Books Result
http://books.google.com/books?id=lrtKAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA98&lpg=PA...



Michele Fauble
United States
Local time: 11:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you, Michele. One query, though - "hardening water" sounds fine, but would one really use the word "stinking" to describe it? Secondly, could you please repeat your reference URL?
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