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English translation: drill; drilling

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German term or phrase:Drell
English translation:drill; drilling
Entered by: Rowan Morrell
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12:24 Jan 10, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Furniture / Household Appliances / Mattresses
German term or phrase: Drell
"Drell-Dessin : oben: wird noch festgelegt, unten: 824"

In a series of texts I'm doing about mattresses, the word "Drell" keeps coming up in conjunction with "Dessin". LEO suggests "drill" in relation to textiles, but I'm not completely sure about this. Consider the following explanation of Drell from http://www.moebelconcept24.de/includes/startseite/boxes/bera...

"Als Feinpolster bezeichnet man Polsterschichten, die mittels einer Stepptechnik fest mit dem Oberstoff (bei Matratzen als Drell bezeichnet) verbunden werden.

Die Versteppung verschiedener Feinpolsterschichten ist nötig, da sonst die Gefahr besteht, dass sie unter dem Drell verrutschen. Die Gebrauchstüchtigkeit würde in so einem Fall in erheblichem Maße beeinträchtigt."

So it's some kind of top-layer material in mattresses. Is that what a "drill" is? Any other ideas? TIA for your help, and Happy New Year.
Rowan Morrell
New Zealand
Local time: 09:54
drill
Explanation:
Drill is a strong, twilled cottong fabric (short for drilling).

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Note added at 11 mins (2008-01-10 12:35:55 GMT)
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Sorry: "cotton" !

Langenscheidt:
Drell = (nordd. für Drillich)
Drillich = (ein festes Gewebe)

Webster's:
drilling = (alter. of German drillich, itself alter. of Lating trilix (German dri - three, Latin tri-))




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Note added at 14 mins (2008-01-10 12:38:14 GMT)
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Oops, "Latin" - not "Lating"!
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Local time: 18:54
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drill


Explanation:
Drill is a strong, twilled cottong fabric (short for drilling).

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Note added at 11 mins (2008-01-10 12:35:55 GMT)
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Sorry: "cotton" !

Langenscheidt:
Drell = (nordd. für Drillich)
Drillich = (ein festes Gewebe)

Webster's:
drilling = (alter. of German drillich, itself alter. of Lating trilix (German dri - three, Latin tri-))




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Note added at 14 mins (2008-01-10 12:38:14 GMT)
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Oops, "Latin" - not "Lating"!

Paul Cohen
Greenland
Local time: 18:54
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agree  uli1
7 mins

agree  Ingeborg Gowans: Du bist wieder viel schneller als ich :)/ja, nachdem ich x Webseiten fürMatrazen angeschaut habe, bin ich nun der Überzeugung, dass wir eine neue brauchen :)
9 mins
  -> Ah, but speed isn't everything in life. You also have to take time to smell the roses... / ... and make good use of that good old drilling... (e.g., get your sleep) ;-)

agree  David Williams: Seems appropriate, cf. "underside with quilted elastic drill fabric" http://www.paidi.de/en/wohnwolke/matratzen_bezuege.html
17 mins
  -> Thanks for the ref., David. It certainly seems to be a common fabric for this purpose.
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