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English translation: foil paper

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04:39 Oct 3, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: albán de papel
This phrase occurs in a list of items for cooks, "bolsa de plástico con papel albal (para la masa). "Albán" has me stumped!
Giles
English translation:foil paper
Explanation:
Albal is a commercial name. It manufactures both plastic wrap and foil paper, but the foil paper came first, so we use the trade mark to mean the "foil paper" or "aluminium paper".

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Agua
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Agua
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naalu foil
Brigitte Gendebien
nafoil paper
Agua
naNo, no, Albal is a brand of microwave-resistant cellophane
Parrot


  

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8 mins
No, no, Albal is a brand of microwave-resistant cellophane


Explanation:
that also serves for freezing, limited vacuum-packing, etc. Comes in rolls. I just bought one. (Made in Spain)

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 06:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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50 mins
foil paper


Explanation:
Albal is a commercial name. It manufactures both plastic wrap and foil paper, but the foil paper came first, so we use the trade mark to mean the "foil paper" or "aluminium paper".

Good luck,
Agua

Agua
Spain
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 40
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1 hr
alu foil


Explanation:
aluminio papel (de) aluminio [ES: papel albal, papel de aluminio].
(http://gamp.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~ueda/KN/lexmx.htm)

See also:
http://www.wam.umd.edu/~mraquel/RECETAS/dulce.htm

You may find the logo of the Albal firm here:
http://www2.visual.gi/logoteca/logos_ab.html
It's a brand of the Melitta group of companies:
http://www.melitta.de/mbv/e/e01s0104.htm




    Reference: http://www.ctv.es/USERS/lamsfus/pavo.htm
    Reference: http://www.paraguayo.com/recetas/internacionales/Estados_uni...
Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 06:19
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 117

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