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English translation: recycled brickwork

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Italian term or phrase:scempiato
English translation:recycled brickwork
Entered by: Grace Anderson
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15:26 Mar 14, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Italian term or phrase: scempiato
Fornitura e posa in opera di scempiato di vecchie mezzane in cotto
Fiona Tarsia
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:46
recycled brickwork
Explanation:
"Scempiare" means to disfigure. In this case, apparently, old bricks are being recycled to renovate a structure or surface with a deliberately "disfigured" appearance.

HTH

Giles
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Giles Watson
Italy
Local time: 20:46
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Fiona
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narecycled brickwork
Giles Watson
nasee text
Angela Arnone


  

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Explanation:
I don't know if this is of any help, but "scempiare" is a synonym of "sdoppiare" and from other context I found it appears to mean "split" or "divided".
I don't find it as a noun anywhere.
Angela


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Angela Arnone
Local time: 20:46
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15 hrs
recycled brickwork


Explanation:
"Scempiare" means to disfigure. In this case, apparently, old bricks are being recycled to renovate a structure or surface with a deliberately "disfigured" appearance.

HTH

Giles


    Il Ragazzini Italian-English dictionary, Zanichelli
Giles Watson
Italy
Local time: 20:46
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1740
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Fiona
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