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English translation: whale wax

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German term or phrase:Walwachs
English translation:whale wax
Entered by: Cristina Moldovan do Amaral
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10:47 Aug 22, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Walwachs
In a docuement relating microencapsulation of pharmaceuticals, a listing of macromolecular polymers to be used in microcapsule walls includes "Walwachs"

What is "Walwachs?"

Thanks very much!

Harold
Harold
whale wax
Explanation:
Walwachs gets no hits on Google .... whale wax gets 25 ...

Again, just guessing )-:

SciWeb - The Life Science Home Page
... wax, spermaceti, bran wax, capok wax, sugar cane wax, montan wax, whale wax, bayberry
wax, and mixtures thereof. An anhydrous pigmented cosmetic stick for ...
www.sciweb.com/features/patents/patents_514_4_15_00.cfm - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Mikole SKIN-CARE SERIES
... Lynch,. Cortex Moutan, Cilnnami Cortex, Dried Walnut
Kernel, Almond,. Honey Wax, Whale Wax. Effect ...
www.csbio.com.tw/english/our/biotech-c/cs-04-29.htm - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

CHRF - Research & Education
... falling hair. These included massaging the scalp with hot chili peppers, pulling
hair up from the scalp with suction cups, and rubbing whale wax on the scalp! ...
www.hairinfo.org/en/learning/research.html - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH

Mary
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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:28
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Summary of answers provided
nawhale wax
Roland Grefer
nawhale greasemckinnc
nawhale wax
Mary Worby
nawhale-oil
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


5 mins
whale-oil


Explanation:
the oil from the whale meat


    Norstedts+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 00:28
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6 mins
whale wax


Explanation:
Walwachs gets no hits on Google .... whale wax gets 25 ...

Again, just guessing )-:

SciWeb - The Life Science Home Page
... wax, spermaceti, bran wax, capok wax, sugar cane wax, montan wax, whale wax, bayberry
wax, and mixtures thereof. An anhydrous pigmented cosmetic stick for ...
www.sciweb.com/features/patents/patents_514_4_15_00.cfm - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Mikole SKIN-CARE SERIES
... Lynch,. Cortex Moutan, Cilnnami Cortex, Dried Walnut
Kernel, Almond,. Honey Wax, Whale Wax. Effect ...
www.csbio.com.tw/english/our/biotech-c/cs-04-29.htm - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

CHRF - Research & Education
... falling hair. These included massaging the scalp with hot chili peppers, pulling
hair up from the scalp with suction cups, and rubbing whale wax on the scalp! ...
www.hairinfo.org/en/learning/research.html - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH

Mary



    as above
Mary Worby
United Kingdom
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16 mins
whale grease


Explanation:
This term got the following result from Google:

Results 1 - 10 of about 5,420

Here are a few of the hits:

Safety Services - Aviation Safety Letter 1/2000
... since pioneering Canadian aviators wrapped themselves in bunny bags, daubed themselves
with whale grease and set out in their open-cockpit planes to help build ...
www.tc.gc.ca/aviation/syssafe/newsletters/letter/asl-100/ english/070e.htm - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

11 April 2001 Daffodils and Tulips at analyticalQ
... roses. The English rose refers to a person with sensitive white skin. I knew an
English rose once, who needed whale grease to protect himself under the sun. ...
www.analyticalq.com/diary/d010411.htm - 4k - Cached - Similar pages

trench foot, 1914-18, ww1
... dry was impossible. I have read accounts of men being forced to apply whale grease
to the feet i presume to impart some waterproofness to them. Either way I ...
ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/kylet1/tfoot.htm - 4k - Cached - Similar pages

OLDNORSENET List Archive: Re: 300+ moring stone holes found ...
... to the Middle Age. An interesting detail is that these 'lunner' used to be lubricated
by means of whale grease. Once the ship had been drawn up, mooring bolts ...
www.hum.gu.se/arkiv/ONN/1997/ONN.05/0992.html - 4k - Cached - Similar pages



mckinnc
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22 mins
whale wax


Explanation:
extracted from sperm whales; used for perfuming/scenting cosmetics


    Reference: http://www.asd5.org/asd/cpark/amos/science/Oscar's%20science...
Roland Grefer
Local time: 18:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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