Beschlaeger

English translation: face plates; hinges/[hinge/]connectors

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German term or phrase:Beschlaege
English translation:face plates; hinges/[hinge/]connectors
Entered by: Dierk Seeburg

21:28 Jul 6, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: Beschlaeger
Mit einfacher Beschlaeger - refers to components of a fitted kitchen.
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Explanation:
I'm sure it is 'Mit einfachen BeschlägeN', but enough nitpicking. Beschläge have their origin in beschlagen which means to attach a metal plate to something. In the context of horses it took on the meaning of putting horseshoes on horses (metal plates attached to something, right?). Two-part answer: Beschläge can be face plates which are the parts of a door handle that are not the knob, strike, handle, spindle, or lock assembly. OR: They can be hinges/[hinge/]connectors which are the parts of a cabinet that hold the walls together. SO, it depends on your context, pick the one that fits best!
Cheerio,
Dierk
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51 mins
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Explanation:
I'm sure it is 'Mit einfachen BeschlägeN', but enough nitpicking. Beschläge have their origin in beschlagen which means to attach a metal plate to something. In the context of horses it took on the meaning of putting horseshoes on horses (metal plates attached to something, right?). Two-part answer: Beschläge can be face plates which are the parts of a door handle that are not the knob, strike, handle, spindle, or lock assembly. OR: They can be hinges/[hinge/]connectors which are the parts of a cabinet that hold the walls together. SO, it depends on your context, pick the one that fits best!
Cheerio,
Dierk


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Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 19:05
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 404
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I think I'm on the right lines. Thanks for your suggestions.
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56 mins
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Explanation:
I agree with Dierk, Beschläge (mostly in pl) can be a number of things, for example:

Beschlag m, Armatur f (Schloss) / armature, brace
Beschlag, Mauerausschlag m / coating, efflorescence
Beschlag m (an Glas), Kondensation f / damp
Beschlag m, Beschläge m pl (Bau) / iron furniture o. mounting o. garnishment, small iron work
Beschlag m an Glasscheiben, Trübung f / dimness
Beschlag m auf Metall, Anlaufen n / tarnish

Source: Ernst Wörterbuch der Industriellen Technik (CD-Rom)

Margit Hengsberger
Local time: 03:05
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 39
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