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English translation: made of untreated fabric

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06:44 Sep 13, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: appreturfrei
Context: textiles. Marker pens should not be used on T-shirts described thus.
English translation:made of untreated fabric
Explanation:
Appreture is French for a finishing or surface, like starch. If there is none, the fibres will absorb colour and possibly run. It is a too-absorbent surface.
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Nancy Schmeing
Canada
Local time: 18:38
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Thanks Nancy
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1Piece finishing
1964
na +2made of untreated fabricNancy Schmeing
na +1starch -free
Maya Jurt
na +1unfinishedbhpirch
na +1finish-free
Alexander Schleber


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Piece finishing


Explanation:
I am guessing . appretur is apre-finishing and frei may be discontinous finishing or piece finishing, since in T-shirts "piece finishing" is used , but I do not know totaly "opposite " is possible that is by frei might mean "continous " since frei means some similar words as well.

1964
Turkey
Local time: 02:38
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in pair: 101

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Manfred Mondt
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12 mins peer agreement (net): +1
finish-free


Explanation:
Appretur = finish

There are a number of finishes, for instance "Appreturwaschechtheit" which is translated by my textiles dictionary as "finish washfastness". These are treatments either of the fiber or the cloth, so as to give it certain finishing properties, also including colour.

HTH

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 00:38
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2340

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agree  Manfred Mondt
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15 mins peer agreement (net): +2
made of untreated fabric


Explanation:
Appreture is French for a finishing or surface, like starch. If there is none, the fibres will absorb colour and possibly run. It is a too-absorbent surface.


    My starch spray-can, in Canada
Nancy Schmeing
Canada
Local time: 18:38
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 328
Grading comment
Thanks Nancy

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agree  Manfred Mondt

agree  Jenniclair
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18 mins peer agreement (net): +1
unfinished


Explanation:
Appretur or appretieren means finishing

Wenn eine Ware ausgerüstet oder appretiert ist, dann ist die Ware
"finished".

In this case, you would not want to use a marker pen on
unfinished material, T-shirts.


    Textile Dictionary - Hohenadel
bhpirch
Local time: 17:38
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 73

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37 mins peer agreement (net): +1
starch -free


Explanation:
If textiles have an "Appretur", they are starch-free. Marker pen' ink would dilute in all directions.


    none necessary
Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 00:38
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 545

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