Umhang

English translation: drop

19:50 Aug 24, 2018
German to English translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
German term or phrase: Umhang
Trying to figure out the correct word to use for "Umhang" in reference to piano covers.

A few examples below:

Erfahrung und Tradition trifft auf moderne Technik! Wir nähen in Handarbeit und benutzen dabei CAD gesteuerte Zuschnitte für Genauigkeit und perfekte Passform.
• Hochwertige und zertifizierte Materialien
• Individuell nach Ihren Wünschen gefertigt
• 100 % Made in Germany
• Standardausführung: **Umhang 45 cm**
• Mehr als 1.000 Flügelabrisse im Archiv
• Folie für Flügelabriss stellen wir Ihnen zur Verfügung.

Mögliche Ausführungen
• Mit Kundenbestickung (nur auf Mat. 2 möglich)
• Decke bodenlang
• **Umhang 10 cm verlängert**
• Mit Verschlussvorrichtung
• 2 Reißverschlüsse vorne
• **Umhang verlängert mit Schlaufen und Seil**
Kelly Margelony
United States
Local time: 22:11
English translation:drop
Explanation:
Looking at the picture on the website you are apparently translating, the cover has a drop of 45cm.
It certainly isn't the length or the width, which leaves only one dimension, which isn't height in this case.

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Note added at 15 hrs (2018-08-25 11:26:14 GMT)
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Alternatively:
length of cover or side length:
https://www.vandaking.com/baldwin-piano-covers.html
http://www.stevespianoservice.com/Online-Piano-Parts-Catalog...
https://www.howardpianoindustries.com/standard-grand-piano-c...

Or skirt drop
http://www.stevespianoservice.com/Online-Piano-Parts-Catalog...
https://www.vandaking.com/piano-bench-cover-cu-237.html
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Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:11
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drop


Explanation:
Looking at the picture on the website you are apparently translating, the cover has a drop of 45cm.
It certainly isn't the length or the width, which leaves only one dimension, which isn't height in this case.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 15 hrs (2018-08-25 11:26:14 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Alternatively:
length of cover or side length:
https://www.vandaking.com/baldwin-piano-covers.html
http://www.stevespianoservice.com/Online-Piano-Parts-Catalog...
https://www.howardpianoindustries.com/standard-grand-piano-c...

Or skirt drop
http://www.stevespianoservice.com/Online-Piano-Parts-Catalog...
https://www.vandaking.com/piano-bench-cover-cu-237.html


Lancashireman
United Kingdom
Local time: 03:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  philgoddard
21 mins

agree  Björn Vrooman: Though it seems the ladies and gents mentioned in this link favor a more direct approach: http://news.mit.edu/2018/just-drop-it-mit-baker-house-piano-...
14 hrs
  -> "a donated, nonworking, and irreparable piano" Oh, that's OK then...
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