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English translation: flagstone paving; gravel layer

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German term or phrase:Plattenbelag/Kiesschicht
English translation:flagstone paving; gravel layer
Entered by: Steffen Walter
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18:41 Aug 21, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Plattenbelag/Kiesschicht/Gitterformsteine
Baubeschriebung:
Garagendecken: Stahlbeton mit Bitumen-Sperrschicht und oberseitigem Plattenbelag bzw. mit Gartenerde auf Kiessschicht.
ca.7m lange Brüstung mit 1 Reihe Citterformsteine, 80cm hoch, incl. Treppenaufgang.

Kiess ist mit sz geschrieben +
schicht. Kies ist mir bekannt aber nie von Kiess gehört.

Any help greatly appreciated!
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 19:40
flagstone paving; gravel layer; - ? -
Explanation:
Plattenbelag: flagstone paving
(Oxford-Duden Pictorial Dictionary: Bau)
Kiessschicht: gravel layer ;layer of gravel)
Citterformsteine: ?
(No Google hits in various spellings,
no hits on
http://www.baustoffindustrie.de/Index.htm)

Sorry I can’t be more help.
Tom
Selected response from:

Tom Funke
Local time: 14:40
Grading comment
Thanks a million again, Tom! And that's right. It can only be Gitterformsteine in this context and its not even a typo but just a bad fax print!...I found a couple more "G" that look like "C".
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1flagstone paving; gravel layer; - ? -
Tom Funke
na +1slab covering
Kim Metzger
naGitterformsteine???
Tom Funke
nafloor tile, gravel layer, wall linings form stoneKralicky


  

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41 mins peer agreement (net): +1
flagstone paving; gravel layer; - ? -


Explanation:
Plattenbelag: flagstone paving
(Oxford-Duden Pictorial Dictionary: Bau)
Kiessschicht: gravel layer ;layer of gravel)
Citterformsteine: ?
(No Google hits in various spellings,
no hits on
http://www.baustoffindustrie.de/Index.htm)

Sorry I can’t be more help.
Tom



    See above
Tom Funke
Local time: 14:40
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thanks a million again, Tom! And that's right. It can only be Gitterformsteine in this context and its not even a typo but just a bad fax print!...I found a couple more "G" that look like "C".

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ulrike Lieder: Could it be Gitterformsteine? - some sort of grille or checker block?
1 hr
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43 mins peer agreement (net): +1
slab covering


Explanation:
slab covering/slabbing/tilework/tiling/tile finish; gravel blanket/layer; couldn\'t find Citterformsteine.

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 13:40
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 1568

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Johanna Timm, PhD: Citter might be a company name
33 mins
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1 hr
floor tile, gravel layer, wall linings form stone


Explanation:
couldn't find citterformsteine.
wall linings form stone=
www.aendt-art.de/deutsch/seite118.htm

May be it helps for your translation when you check out:
www.baulexikon.de
then click on Baudic.

ilo

Kralicky
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8 hrs
Gitterformsteine???


Explanation:
Just occurred to me as a posssible typo. But I still can't find anything meaningful on Google with it.

All the best, Tom

Tom Funke
Local time: 14:40
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
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Changes made by editors
Jan 12, 2006 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedplattenbelag/ kiessschicht/Citterformsteine » Plattenbelag/Kiesschicht/Gitterformsteine
Field (specific)(none) » Construction / Civil Engineering


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