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English translation: lead tape weights

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00:41 Aug 28, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Bleiband
Erhält das Kaninchen Auslauf in der Wohnung, sollten Sie die zur Verfügung stehende Fläche genau kontrollieren. Gefährlich könnte z.B. ein altes Bleiband in einem bodenlangen Vorhang oder auf irgendeine Art vorbehandeltes Holz werden.

This is, I believe, a sort of chain of small lead balls used for the weighting of curtains. I can honestly say that I have never seen them over in the UK, so am unsure if we have a term. Any ideas?
Agius Language & Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:52
English translation:lead tape weights
Explanation:
The curtain accessories pictured in the website below are not made of lead balls, but I think the term is generic enough that it would fit that type as well

http://www.i-weiss.com/products/stage/curtainacc/#Weights

At this company's website, they are called lead rope weights:
http://www.midwest-sports.com/midwestsports/MidwestSports.ns...

here's another reference:
JA Cissel Manufacturing Company
... 60' and 60', etc.). Lead rope can be added as a weight to help the curtain hang straight
to the floor, thus further preventing balls from going between courts. ...
www.jacissel.net/t_indtendivcur.html

HTH!
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Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 16:52
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Summary of answers provided
na +1lead strip
Maya Jurt
nalead tape weights
Beth Kantus
nalead beading
Trudy Peters
nalead beading
Trudy Peters
nalead strip or lead band
Andy Lemminger


  

Answers


24 mins peer agreement (net): +1
lead strip


Explanation:
Yes, it is a strip of small lead balls (adding weight to the bottom of the curtains)to make them hang streight. Used with light day curtains, not for night curtains.

Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 22:52
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 545

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agree  Alison Schwitzgebel
1 hr
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27 mins
lead strip or lead band


Explanation:
Your explanation is correct.


Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 14:52
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1127
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8 hrs
lead beading


Explanation:
I seem to remember that from my long-ago sewing days :-)

Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 16:52
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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8 hrs
lead beading


Explanation:
I seem to remember that from my long-ago sewing days :-)

Trudy Peters
United States
Local time: 16:52
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 day 4 hrs
lead tape weights


Explanation:
The curtain accessories pictured in the website below are not made of lead balls, but I think the term is generic enough that it would fit that type as well

http://www.i-weiss.com/products/stage/curtainacc/#Weights

At this company's website, they are called lead rope weights:
http://www.midwest-sports.com/midwestsports/MidwestSports.ns...

here's another reference:
JA Cissel Manufacturing Company
... 60' and 60', etc.). Lead rope can be added as a weight to help the curtain hang straight
to the floor, thus further preventing balls from going between courts. ...
www.jacissel.net/t_indtendivcur.html

HTH!

Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 16:52
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 924
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