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German term or phrase:zierrand
English translation:Decorative border
Entered by: TREX2
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01:20 Jan 26, 2004
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: zierrand
for a text about microwaves and how they are used. this relates to marterial that can safely be inserted into a microwave.
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Local time: 17:44
Decorative border
This seems rather straightforward. Maybe I'm missing something though....
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4 +5Decorative borderrjbemben

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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Decorative border

This seems rather straightforward. Maybe I'm missing something though....

Local time: 12:44
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agree  davidgreen: I think so too, also could be "fancy frames"
13 mins
  -> Maybe at the optician's shop(pe)

agree  matias
14 mins

agree  John Speese: I think you're right on, Robert. Some bowls or plates do have a decorative border or edge that is metal and could blow up the microwave. We have some in the cafeteria at work which everyone knows not to microwave!
1 hr
  -> I have a coffee mug with some ceramic glazing that sort of looks like iron ore. What do you think, should I put it in the microwave?

agree  aris harianta
1 hr

agree  David Moore: I have a feeling the asker misled you - he may well have meant to say "which CANNOT be put in the microwave", as e.g. gold-plated borders
8 hrs
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