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tamburato alveolare

English translation: honeycomb double panel

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07:17 Jan 19, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: tamburato alveolare
Describes a table top - is alveolare some sort of plastic? Or does it imply a honeycomb shape? Help!
Amy Taylor
United States
Local time: 08:55
English translation:honeycomb double panel
Explanation:
this describes a table top with two layers of wood (I imagine) with a sort of honey comb filler in between the layers
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Kelly O'Connor
United States
Local time: 10:55
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Thanks everyone. I was stumped.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na"alveolar"
MaryAnn Diorio, PhD, MFA
nahoneycomb sandwich panelxxxdsmith
natamburato alveolareAlbert Golub
nahoneycomb double panel
Kelly O'Connor


  

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45 mins
honeycomb double panel


Explanation:
this describes a table top with two layers of wood (I imagine) with a sort of honey comb filler in between the layers


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Kelly O'Connor
United States
Local time: 10:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 70
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Thanks everyone. I was stumped.
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50 mins
tamburato alveolare


Explanation:
eurodicautom gives several clues
the one which attracted my attention was "pannello alveolato" = hollow panel
tamburato is an adjective associated with wood ex: legno tamburato=veneered wood
alveolare can also translate=cellular
you may find the answer combining these pieces of information
hope it'll help

Albert Golub
Local time: 16:55
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 84
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2 hrs
honeycomb sandwich panel


Explanation:
Hi
I think this is the usual definition for this type of wood structure (more commonly used to make doors, but obviously also applicable to a table).
Cheers
Derek

xxxdsmith
Local time: 16:55
PRO pts in pair: 289

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Peter Cox
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3 hrs
"alveolar"


Explanation:
According to Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, "alveolar" means "of, relating to, resembling, or having alveoli. "Alveoli" are small cavities or sockets.

I hope this helps.

Marianna :-)



    Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
MaryAnn Diorio, PhD, MFA
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