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на никелированной поверхности образовалась окалина

English translation: scale has formed on the nickel-pated surface

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08:42 Aug 6, 2004
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)
Russian term or phrase: на никелированной поверхности образовалась окалина
как это лучше выразить?
xxxtransl1
English translation:scale has formed on the nickel-pated surface
Explanation:
That's what you'll get if you translate it word for word. ...caused scaling of the nickel-plated surface sounds more like it to me
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xxxSapowski
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Thanks a lot!
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4 +3scale has formed on the nickel-pated surfacexxxSapowski


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41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
на никелированной поверхности образовалась окалина
scale has formed on the nickel-pated surface


Explanation:
That's what you'll get if you translate it word for word. ...caused scaling of the nickel-plated surface sounds more like it to me

xxxSapowski
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ravindra Godbole
1 hr

agree  Alexander Onishko
4 hrs

agree  Jack Slep: of simply "scale formed on..." (plated not pated, which I know you know - my fingers don't work either!
2 days11 hrs
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