سمط

English translation: depilation by scalding

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Arabic term or phrase:سمط
English translation:depilation by scalding
Entered by: Noha Kamal, PhD.

00:50 Mar 21, 2008
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Arabic term or phrase: سمط
سلخ وتقطيع الحيوانات وسمطها وإذابة شحمها
Noha Kamal, PhD.
Local time: 07:42
depilation by scalding
Explanation:
This is the removal of any fur by using either boiling water or steam.
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Sam Berner
Australia
Local time: 15:42
Grading comment
Sam, you've been a great help, you know! I never would have figured that one out on my own :))
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5 +4depilation by scalding
Sam Berner


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depilation by scalding


Explanation:
This is the removal of any fur by using either boiling water or steam.

Sam Berner
Australia
Local time: 15:42
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Sam, you've been a great help, you know! I never would have figured that one out on my own :))

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  chickama2: هلا ببنت العم .. كيف حالك .. انا ابي اعرف انتي وين بالظبط برا المملكه ؟؟
2 hrs
  -> I am not your cousin, so please lets stay professional here. I don't know who you are.

agree  Bubo Coroman (X): yes, I also found a reference to "scald" سَمْط الجِلْد بالماء السّاخِن http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/scald
6 hrs

agree  Steve Booth: scalding is right but it doesn't use boiling water and is done prior to depilation to ease the process of hair / feather removal but they still need to be dehaired or plucked after this
7 hrs

agree  Hugh Lester
4 days
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