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04:53 Jun 19, 2001
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Swedish term or phrase: stearin
I just want to know what he word means.
John Brooks
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Summary of answers provided
naparaffin; candle wax
Steven Murray
naparaffin; candle wax
Steven Murray
nastearine
Mats Wiman
naThe solid portion of fat usually referred to as oleo stock
J-Gabriel
nastearin
Vidmantas Stilius
nasteaditeGlenn Viklund


  

Answers


3 mins
steadite


Explanation:
commonly used in the process of creating candles


    Native Swede
Glenn Viklund
Albania
Local time: 21:36
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 450
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5 mins
stearin


Explanation:
Just like in English: a chemical substance, used for making candles (among other things)

E.g.
Parafin and stearin candles made in the 1860's
Posted by Val on April 12, 2001 at 18:39
I am looking for information on how candles were made in the 1860's such as tools used to make them, techniques, ingredients and etc. Please e-mail me if you can give me any tips, websites or anything I can use.
(www.fastforums.com/candlemaking/messages/6022.html )






    as above
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 22:36
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian
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1 hr
The solid portion of fat usually referred to as oleo stock


Explanation:
as told in the federal gvt's db

another says
stearin is the solid part obtained by cold pressing animal fats

The Webster's says "an ester of glycerol and stearic acid"



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J-Gabriel
Canada
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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4 hrs
stearine


Explanation:
used to make candles

Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 21:36
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1 day 20 hrs
paraffin; candle wax


Explanation:
I never heard the word "stearin" until
I lived in Scandinavia! Just plain old
candle material.


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Steven Murray
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1 day 20 hrs
paraffin; candle wax


Explanation:
I never heard the word "stearin" until
I lived in Scandinavia! Just plain old
candle material.


    none needed
Steven Murray
PRO pts in pair: 32
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