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English translation: acabados de MATerial(es) or acabados de MAT (de poliéster)

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17:18 Nov 29, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: MAT
Description of principal activity of Spanish company: "FABRICACION DE ARTICULOS ACABADOS DE MAT". The company is a manufucturing company in the plastics sector. Any ideas (other than that they might have inadvertently left off the rest of the description)?
Frank Johnson
United States
Local time: 13:10
English translation:acabados de MATerial(es) or acabados de MAT (de poliéster)
Explanation:
Hola. MAT. pops up a few times as short for MATERIALES: "mat. para la construcción", "MAT. ELÉCTRICO", "MAT. PLAS., FIB. ART. 9 (Plastics site, 1st link below)". Google under artículos+acabados+mat for more hits.
However, I think it could also be: MAT DE POLIÉSTER (2nd link), an English word for "estera", "esterilla", "felpudo" and perhaps "salvamanteles" (table mat). I guess those things have plastic components too. Of course it could also be English for "mate" (mat/matt) but then it's an adjective so there should be a noun before "mat"...and an "e" right after "mat". Choices choices, ¿acabados de materiales? Perfectly fine. ¿Acabados de mat (de poliéster)? Can't see why not either. More context should tell, I hope. Good luck with it, :)
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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 20:10
Grading comment
Thanks for the suggestions. Re: MAT--It turned out that they had just left off the rest of the phrase (MATERIALES DE PLASTICO). I had a hunch that was going to be the case, but I wanted to make sure that I was not missing something outside my area of expertise.
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naacabados de MATerial(es) or acabados de MAT (de poliéster)xxxPaul Roige
namatt finished / mat finished
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matt finished / mat finished


Explanation:
matt finished / mat finished



LegalTransform
United States
Local time: 14:10
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PRO pts in pair: 95
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acabados de MATerial(es) or acabados de MAT (de poliéster)


Explanation:
Hola. MAT. pops up a few times as short for MATERIALES: "mat. para la construcción", "MAT. ELÉCTRICO", "MAT. PLAS., FIB. ART. 9 (Plastics site, 1st link below)". Google under artículos+acabados+mat for more hits.
However, I think it could also be: MAT DE POLIÉSTER (2nd link), an English word for "estera", "esterilla", "felpudo" and perhaps "salvamanteles" (table mat). I guess those things have plastic components too. Of course it could also be English for "mate" (mat/matt) but then it's an adjective so there should be a noun before "mat"...and an "e" right after "mat". Choices choices, ¿acabados de materiales? Perfectly fine. ¿Acabados de mat (de poliéster)? Can't see why not either. More context should tell, I hope. Good luck with it, :)


    Reference: http://www.conindustria.org/drawback1.htm
    Reference: http://www.plastunivers.es/pu/40/r40s6001.htm
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 20:10
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 442
Grading comment
Thanks for the suggestions. Re: MAT--It turned out that they had just left off the rest of the phrase (MATERIALES DE PLASTICO). I had a hunch that was going to be the case, but I wanted to make sure that I was not missing something outside my area of expertise.
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