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Breitware/Schmalware

English translation: wide boards/narrow boards

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German term or phrase:Breitware/Schmalware
English translation:wide boards/narrow boards
Entered by: Tanja Spath-Nagazi
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13:12 Jun 28, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Forestry / Wood / Timber
German term or phrase: Breitware/Schmalware
... auch nur als Aufzählung innerhalb einer Tabelle über Nadelschnittholz (Dielen, Sparren, Kantholz etc.)
Tanja Spath-Nagazi
Germany
Local time: 03:42
wide boards/narrow boards
Explanation:
My Wörterbuch der Holzwirtschaft translates Schmalware as narrows, strips (timber assortment).

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Note added at 7 mins (2004-06-28 13:19:46 GMT)
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Or: wide stock, narrow stock
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 20:42
Grading comment
Many thanks for your help!!!
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wide boards/narrow boards


Explanation:
My Wörterbuch der Holzwirtschaft translates Schmalware as narrows, strips (timber assortment).

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Note added at 7 mins (2004-06-28 13:19:46 GMT)
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Or: wide stock, narrow stock

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 20:42
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 148
Grading comment
Many thanks for your help!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Antje Harder: Für Schmalware finde ich im Bucksch (Holz-Wörterbuch) auch "narrows, narrow stock"
6 hrs
  -> Yes, stock is definitely better for Ware.
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