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English translation: Gritting and Butterfly (stroke, shape)

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12:15 Aug 30, 2000
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Dutch term or phrase: instrooien en vlinderen
This is done after a concrete floor has been cast. I think it is a way of creating a finish tothe floor. It is in a Metro station construction.
Wendy
English translation:Gritting and Butterfly (stroke, shape)
Explanation:
COVER WITH SAND AND IMPRINT WITH
PAPILLIONACEOUS FLOWER.

Could not find either words in the regular dictionaries.
John Krolis
infoservices@yahoo.com

In any language often new words are
"created".

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John Krolis
Local time: 01:43
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Thanks! According to a Dutch flooring contractor vlinderen in the context of concrete finishing is helecoptering in English. This is a mechanical means of getting a smooth finish on concrete.
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Gritting and Butterfly (stroke, shape)


Explanation:
COVER WITH SAND AND IMPRINT WITH
PAPILLIONACEOUS FLOWER.

Could not find either words in the regular dictionaries.
John Krolis
infoservices@yahoo.com

In any language often new words are
"created".



John Krolis
Local time: 01:43
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
Thanks! According to a Dutch flooring contractor vlinderen in the context of concrete finishing is helecoptering in English. This is a mechanical means of getting a smooth finish on concrete.
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