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English translation: base surface/primer

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German term or phrase:Untergrund
English translation:base surface/primer
Entered by: Johanna Timm, PhD
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14:30 Jul 31, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Untergrund
In a paint brochure: "Untergrund. Bei Gipshaltige Untergründen ist eine Grundierung mit X erforderlich."

Any suggestions for "Untergrund" in this context?
Also, "Grundierung" = primer coat?

Thanks,

Harold
Harold
base surface/primer
Explanation:
Untergrundvorbehandlung ( Anstrich) Base surface preparation
(Gelbrich)t, FWB Bauwesen

An important aspect of pool painting is surface preparation. Paint will not adhere toeven the ... acid washing is needed. Allow the surface to dry and you are ready ...
www.kelleytech.com/preparation.html -

Using a primer will make your finish coat look great and provide the beautiful,
long-lasting results you expect. The only time a primer on a surface is not ...
www.sherwin.com/DIY/interior/paint/primer.asp -
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Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 17:40
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Summary of answers provided
na +5base surface/primer
Johanna Timm, PhD
na +1primerFuad Yahya
naraw surface
Melanie Sellers
nabackground
Yves Georges
naBase surface
Melanie Sellers
na -1back/ground
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


6 mins peer agreement (net): -1
back/ground


Explanation:
Ernst on Untergrund:
Untergrund m (Färb) / back, ground
Ernst on primer:
primer, (e.g. phosphatizing) (paint) / Grundierung f, Primer m
Ernst on Grundierung:
Grundierung f, Unterlage f (Anstrich) / couch
Grundierung, Spachtel m (Anstrich) / filler, filling material
Grundierung f (Tätigkeit) / priming
Grundierung, Primer m (Material) / primary coat, primer, priming paint o. colour, washcoat

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 02:40
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 1498

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ambittles
  -> is this systematic? You're supposed to give a comment. Please do!

disagree  Melanie Sellers: Background means Hintergrund
46 mins
  -> I never answered 'background'. Please read!

disagree  enphiniti: does not apply to painting
3 hrs
  -> That might very well be right. Thanks
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9 mins
Base surface


Explanation:
I hope it helps! ;0)

Melanie Sellers
Local time: 02:40
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 48
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11 mins peer agreement (net): +5
base surface/primer


Explanation:
Untergrundvorbehandlung ( Anstrich) Base surface preparation
(Gelbrich)t, FWB Bauwesen

An important aspect of pool painting is surface preparation. Paint will not adhere toeven the ... acid washing is needed. Allow the surface to dry and you are ready ...
www.kelleytech.com/preparation.html -

Using a primer will make your finish coat look great and provide the beautiful,
long-lasting results you expect. The only time a primer on a surface is not ...
www.sherwin.com/DIY/interior/paint/primer.asp -


    Gelbrich FWB Bauwesen
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 17:40
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7302

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ambittles

agree  Ulrike Lieder
1 hr

agree  xxxtranScience
7 hrs

agree  xxxHenri
1 day 13 hrs

agree  gcaddy: Primer
1 day 23 hrs
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24 mins
background


Explanation:
Ich bin keinerlei ein Spezialist.
Ich glaube nur, daß es so heißt.

Zumindest bildet der "background" in Malerei den Untergrund des Bildes oder eines Bildbereichs. Das ist die erste Schicht.

Viel Erfolg


    Langenscheidt/Oxford
Yves Georges
France
Local time: 02:40
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 185

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ambittles

disagree  Melanie Sellers: Background means Hintergrund
28 mins
  -> not in painting context according to my source
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50 mins
raw surface


Explanation:
Raw surface - roher Untergrund
( only consisting of material compounds)

Primered surface
( is a surface that has been prepared for painting or staining.)

Painted surface
(surface that has been coated with paint.)

Background refers to part of a scene or picture that is or seems to be toward the back, i.e. surroundings.
I hope this helps. ;0)


    Living in the US / Native German speaker
Melanie Sellers
Local time: 02:40
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 48
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
primer


Explanation:
Look at the following bilingual page:

http://www.detter-mineralien.de/hae_pig.htm

German: Textur - Korrosionsschutz durch besonders hohe Anreicherung blattförmiger Aggregate. Aggresive Medien werden durch lagenförmig eingeregelte Sperrschichten am Durchdringen des Coatings gehindert. Der Untergrund bleibt geschützt.

English: Texture - corrosion protection by special high concentrated flake aggregate. Aggressive media cannot penetrate the coating because of the long formed positioned barrier layer. The primer stays protected.

Fuad


    Reference: http://www.detter-mineralien.de/hae_pig.htm
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 128

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxHenri
1 day 9 hrs
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