Naturschnitt

English translation: Plain edges

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German term or phrase:Naturschnitt
English translation:Plain edges
Entered by: Steve Martin

11:57 Apr 1, 2011
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Paper / Paper Manufacturing
German term or phrase: Naturschnitt
Part of a description of a calendar: Naturschnitt, spitze Ecken, mit rotem Zeichenband, Kapitalband schwarz/weiß, Fadenheftung
Einband: Balacron-Einband, dunkelblau
beide Decken gepolstert
...
Steve Martin
Germany
Local time: 12:55
Plain edges
Explanation:
As an explanation, I am fairly certain this is correct. Whether or not this is what we would actually call it in English, I am slightly less certain! Hence CL3

See:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schnittverzierung#Farbschnitte

"Naturschnitt" explained in article

It means that the edges of the pages are not decorated (e.g. gold edging or blue like a Langenscheidt dictionary).

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Note added at 19 mins (2011-04-01 12:16:57 GMT)
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Also called "Weißschnitt" in German and definitely refers to the colo(u)r of the edges of the pages, rather than the way the paper has been cut.

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Note added at 26 mins (2011-04-01 12:24:18 GMT)
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plain edge(d) pages

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Note added at 28 mins (2011-04-01 12:25:46 GMT)
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... January to December
8 AM to 7 PM schedule
Monthly tab
64g, acid-free paper
Plain edge pages
Tear-off corner opens to day in progress
Sewn binding, ...
http://www.dealtime.com/diaries-with-lock organizer-and-plan...

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Note added at 39 mins (2011-04-01 12:36:50 GMT)
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all edges plain
is another possible variant that gets a number of ghits from specialist book dealers.
Selected response from:

Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 12:55
Grading comment
Thanks!
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3 +2Plain edges
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Plain edges


Explanation:
As an explanation, I am fairly certain this is correct. Whether or not this is what we would actually call it in English, I am slightly less certain! Hence CL3

See:
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schnittverzierung#Farbschnitte

"Naturschnitt" explained in article

It means that the edges of the pages are not decorated (e.g. gold edging or blue like a Langenscheidt dictionary).

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Note added at 19 mins (2011-04-01 12:16:57 GMT)
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Also called "Weißschnitt" in German and definitely refers to the colo(u)r of the edges of the pages, rather than the way the paper has been cut.

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Note added at 26 mins (2011-04-01 12:24:18 GMT)
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plain edge(d) pages

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Note added at 28 mins (2011-04-01 12:25:46 GMT)
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... January to December
8 AM to 7 PM schedule
Monthly tab
64g, acid-free paper
Plain edge pages
Tear-off corner opens to day in progress
Sewn binding, ...
http://www.dealtime.com/diaries-with-lock organizer-and-plan...

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Note added at 39 mins (2011-04-01 12:36:50 GMT)
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all edges plain
is another possible variant that gets a number of ghits from specialist book dealers.

Colin Rowe
Germany
Local time: 12:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Derek Gill Franßen
29 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  Patrick Hubenthal: Yep. In the context of photo albums I've also seen "ungilded edges" or even "natural ungilded edges".
4 hrs
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