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English translation: largely [mostly] knot-free

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German term or phrase:astarm
English translation:largely [mostly] knot-free
Entered by: Evert DELOOF-SYS
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13:10 Apr 25, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: astarm
Part of a description for a sauna
hochwertiges astarmes Polarkeiferholz
buckel
Local time: 16:31
largely [mostly] knot-free
Explanation:
both astlos and astfrei - knotless
[Gelbrich/Reinwaldt, Bauwesen]

There are also numerous references to knot-free wood, see below. Not sure if you can go as far as using knot-free or knotless, but you might be able to use a modifier such as mostly or largely.

... Clear-grained and knot-free, the structural integrity of Tangaloa Prime hardwood
is not compromised or weakened. The fibers of the wood are continuous and ...
www.tangaloa.com/page06.html

Bay Reflection
... These trees rivaled today's western redwoods and were prized for their clear, knotless white wood needed for the masts of the largest sailing vessels of the ...
www.bayweekly.com/reflect6_16.html

Welcome Intensive Pine Management: Growing New Wood Products
... gravity (wood density); Greater number of growth rings per inch; High percent of knot-free wood; Straight grain; High latewood proportion; Minimal juvenile wood and ...
forestryanswers.tamu.edu/ipm/wood1.htm
Selected response from:

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 07:31
Grading comment
very useful thanks
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Summary of answers provided
nalargely [mostly] knot-freeUlrike Lieder
napolar pine without / with hardly any knots
Vesna Zivcic
naknot leantaxman


  

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13 mins
knot lean


Explanation:
the best I could come up with

taxman
Local time: 16:31
PRO pts in pair: 11
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14 mins
polar pine without / with hardly any knots


Explanation:
polar pine: a type of wood from the Arctic regions, fine-structured, with a low resin content and with small hard knots


    Reference: http://www.belhydro.be/Sauna_UK.htm
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 16:31
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 571
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22 mins
largely [mostly] knot-free


Explanation:
both astlos and astfrei - knotless
[Gelbrich/Reinwaldt, Bauwesen]

There are also numerous references to knot-free wood, see below. Not sure if you can go as far as using knot-free or knotless, but you might be able to use a modifier such as mostly or largely.

... Clear-grained and knot-free, the structural integrity of Tangaloa Prime hardwood
is not compromised or weakened. The fibers of the wood are continuous and ...
www.tangaloa.com/page06.html

Bay Reflection
... These trees rivaled today's western redwoods and were prized for their clear, knotless white wood needed for the masts of the largest sailing vessels of the ...
www.bayweekly.com/reflect6_16.html

Welcome Intensive Pine Management: Growing New Wood Products
... gravity (wood density); Greater number of growth rings per inch; High percent of knot-free wood; Straight grain; High latewood proportion; Minimal juvenile wood and ...
forestryanswers.tamu.edu/ipm/wood1.htm



    Gelbrich/Reinwaldt, FWB Bauwesen
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 07:31
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
very useful thanks

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