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German term or phrase:gespachtelt
English translation:spackled
Entered by: Dierk Seeburg
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01:15 Mar 9, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: gespachtelt
Alle Sulen sind gespachtelt und gestrichen auszufhren.

Field: Building & construction
heimo
Local time: 05:14
spackled
Explanation:
I suggest sticking close to the German original to retain the character of the original: to spackle means spachteln (see Webster's), and Spackle is the trademarked "powder mixed with water to form a paste and used as a filler for cracks in a surface before painting". Be careful about "gestrichen" as that can mean painted or primed as in "to apply the first color, coating, or preparation to <prime a wall>". The latter seems more appropriate in this context - usually something is spackled, primed, and then painted.

Cheerio,
Dierk
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Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 21:14
Grading comment
Hi Dierk... Yours was the term I finally chose, even though
any of the others might have been right, as well...

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Summary of answers provided
nafilled (in), smoothed over, stopped,xxxHenri
nagroutedKaroline Krauss
naspackled
Dierk Seeburg
nastoppedUschi (Ursula) Walke
naprimedSabine Cane


  

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6 mins
primed


Explanation:
spachteln - to prime (Leo)

gespachtelt - primed (leo)

spachteln - (Mauerfugen, Ritzen) to fill (in) (Pons)



    Leo. online dictionary
    Pons Woerterbuch fuer die berufliche Praxis
Sabine Cane
Local time: 04:14
PRO pts in pair: 66
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22 mins
stopped


Explanation:
being not technical, i prefer cracks and holes filled, but this is what the book says:
Verspachteln nt BAU = stopping

the work to be carried out on the pillars is stopping and painting.
or
the pillars require stopping and painting.
etc.
Good luck


    Routledge
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 14:14
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 492

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Rolf Bueskens
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1 hr
spackled


Explanation:
I suggest sticking close to the German original to retain the character of the original: to spackle means spachteln (see Webster's), and Spackle is the trademarked "powder mixed with water to form a paste and used as a filler for cracks in a surface before painting". Be careful about "gestrichen" as that can mean painted or primed as in "to apply the first color, coating, or preparation to <prime a wall>". The latter seems more appropriate in this context - usually something is spackled, primed, and then painted.

Cheerio,
Dierk


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Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 21:14
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 404
Grading comment
Hi Dierk... Yours was the term I finally chose, even though
any of the others might have been right, as well...

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Gunsou

Beth Kantus
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13 hrs
grouted


Explanation:
This is the term I have encountered most often in the construction industry when it comes to filling the cracks specifically between bricks or tiles. It depends of course upon the purpose of the task and the materials used.


    self, construction experience
Karoline Krauss
PRO pts in pair: 12
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1 day 2 hrs
filled (in), smoothed over, stopped,


Explanation:
spachteln =
[Mauerfugen, Ritzen] to fill in, to smooth over, to stop


    Collins Spanish-English Dictionary
xxxHenri
Local time: 05:14
PRO pts in pair: 59
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