Narbung

English translation: grain

09:31 Apr 18, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
German term or phrase: Narbung
Wie gut gefällt Ihnen die Narbung des Sitzbezuges?

Can I say "finish"? Who knows the appropriate term?
Giulia Capulet
English translation:grain
Explanation:
if they're leather

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-04-18 09:39:48 GMT)
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Grain: A word used to describe the natural characteristics of an unprocessed hide, such as its pores, wrinkles, markings, and texture.

http://www.irvingtanning.com/leather_glossary.htm

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Note added at 31 mins (2005-04-18 10:02:45 GMT)
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Maserung and Narbung are close, IMO. If you need a second term, maybe you could use \'texture\'.
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Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 11:41
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grain


Explanation:
if they're leather

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-04-18 09:39:48 GMT)
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Grain: A word used to describe the natural characteristics of an unprocessed hide, such as its pores, wrinkles, markings, and texture.

http://www.irvingtanning.com/leather_glossary.htm

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Note added at 31 mins (2005-04-18 10:02:45 GMT)
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Maserung and Narbung are close, IMO. If you need a second term, maybe you could use \'texture\'.

Cilian O'Tuama
Local time: 11:41
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  TransWolf: You can also add a grain effect to plastic covers and dash parts. So grain should be fine even if this is imitation leather.
19 mins

agree  Frosty
28 mins

agree  Manuela Junghans
1 hr

agree  Michaela Blaha
4 hrs

agree  Marcus Malabad: only 'grain', term taken from plastics engineering and injection moulding
1 day 14 hrs
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