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English translation: overlay(s) / overlay film

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German term or phrase:Überleger
English translation:overlay(s) / overlay film
Entered by: Richard Stephen
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06:54 Dec 19, 2010
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Printing & Publishing
German term or phrase: Überleger
Nur im Farbmodul wird Silber und UV-Lack (VolltonBlau) separat als Einzelauszug geplottet und passgenau als *Überleger* auf der jeweiligen Seite der Blaupause befestigt.

This is obviously something that is placed over a certain position on the blueprint to show a color not otherwise visible on the blueprint.

From printing specifications for publications from a major automotive company.
Richard Stephen
United States
Local time: 01:49
overlay(s) / overlay film
Explanation:
Sometimes it is as simple as a direct translation. :)

Folex uses both overlay(s) and overlay film, however overlay is more common.

Other places also use overlay.

See these additional links:
http://www.anzio.com/resources/overlays-and-background-image...

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/overlay
(4. (Communication Arts / Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to achieve the correct printing pressure all over (a forme or plate) by adding to the appropriate areas of the packing)

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Note added at 1 day5 hrs (2010-12-20 11:56:28 GMT)
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NB:
Ignore that freedictionary definition, just realised that actually is inappropriate for this!

Overlay is however correct, though where it is unclear it may be better to add "film".
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784512
Germany
Local time: 09:49
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Thanks Rosalyn
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overlay(s) / overlay film


Explanation:
Sometimes it is as simple as a direct translation. :)

Folex uses both overlay(s) and overlay film, however overlay is more common.

Other places also use overlay.

See these additional links:
http://www.anzio.com/resources/overlays-and-background-image...

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/overlay
(4. (Communication Arts / Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to achieve the correct printing pressure all over (a forme or plate) by adding to the appropriate areas of the packing)

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Note added at 1 day5 hrs (2010-12-20 11:56:28 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

NB:
Ignore that freedictionary definition, just realised that actually is inappropriate for this!

Overlay is however correct, though where it is unclear it may be better to add "film".


    Reference: http://www.folex.co.uk/prod.php?reco=DIGIPRINT-IG/MAK
    Reference: http://www.folex.co.uk/index.php?cat=6
784512
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