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07:54 May 16, 2009
English to Finnish translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase: greige
Definition from
fabric that has not been bleached, dyed or finished after production. If woven sometimes called loomstate.

Example sentence(s):
  • Greige is a rag-trade term meaning undyed, unfinished fabric or goods, and is related to the Italian words greggia (raw silk) and greggio (grey).
  • The submitted sample, designated as “Evenweave Cloth”, is a greige woven fabric composed of 100% cotton. It is characterized by a complex weave which results in an open-work fabric.
  • Before dyeing or printing, inspect all greige fabric in roll one by one. Then choose the best fabric to dye or print for good quality
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4valkaisematon, värjäämätön lanka tai kangas
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valkaisematon, värjäämätön lanka tai kangas

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Valkaisematon, värjäämätön lanka tai kangas

Example sentence(s):
  • Valkaisematon, värjäämätön lanka tai kangas - Kaspaikka  
  • Lisäksi voimme toimittaa greige, värjätyt, valkaistut ja painetut kankaat. - Sheraz Group  

Myös "greigeä" käytetään suomessa, mutta käännös on aina parempi.

Loomstate fabric on raakakangas.
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Local time: 16:40
Native speaker of: Finnish
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