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Halbstumpfe Oberfläche

English translation: semi-matt/semi-gloss surface

13:23 Apr 14, 2019
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.) / Food packaging
German term or phrase: Halbstumpfe Oberfläche
This appears on the website of a company that manufactures food-grade packaging films.

The term appears on its own in a list of product features, as in:

Extrem hohe Glanzwerte
Mehrlagig
Halbstumpfe Oberfläche
Allroundfolie
Erhältlich in 12.5 , 15, 19 und 25 µm

so I can't offer any more context I'm afraid.

Thank you for any suggestions.
Marc Rothman
United Kingdom
English translation:semi-matt/semi-gloss surface
Explanation:
It literally means semi-matt, but you could also say semi-gloss. If you look at the examples in my reference, you'll see that "etwas stumpf werden lassen" is "to take the gloss off something".

http://dictionary.reverso.net/german-english/Stumpf
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philgoddard
United States
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4 +4semi-matt/semi-gloss surface
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semi-matt/semi-gloss surface


Explanation:
It literally means semi-matt, but you could also say semi-gloss. If you look at the examples in my reference, you'll see that "etwas stumpf werden lassen" is "to take the gloss off something".

http://dictionary.reverso.net/german-english/Stumpf

philgoddard
United States
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
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Asker: Thanks Phil, makes sense


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agree  Heike Holthaus
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agree  Dhananjay Rau: yes
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