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07:35 Feb 22, 2012
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial
Italian term or phrase: greche
This is referring to a bottle conveyor. The phrase is:

Tempo di attesa prima che le greche per tenere ferme le bottiglie all'interno dei canali d'ingresso vengano chiuse
Mary Barattucci
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Russell Jones



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I have heard the term applied to kitchen tile design in which the decorative borders or the skinny, long edge pieces are referred to as "greche." I am guessing it could be related.

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A suggestion based on the expression "lamiera grecata" - profiled metal sheet. This use of "greche" is shown here:

Other translations for grecato are fretted or ribbed, so frets or ribs might be options here. First hand knowledge of the machine (or at least an illustration) is really needed here.

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