Dictionary: Coatings/Anstrichstoffe/[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Lakokrasochnye, Materialy).
Dictionary: Coatings/Anstrichstoffe/[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII ASCII or American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a set of codes used to represent letters, numbers, a few symbols, and control characters. Originally designed for teletype operations, it has found wide application in computers. ] (Lakokrasochnye Materialy)
1. At another time; later.
2. In a short time; soon.
3. Archaic At once; forthwith.
ever/now and anon ., Vincentz Network, Hannover
2003. 705pp. Hardcover.
List price: $189.00.
As the title suggests, this is a tri-lingual dictionary of coatings terms. There are three fully equivalent sections providing listings of English, Russian and German terms commonly used in the coatings industry together with their synonyms in the other two languages. More than 30,000 terms are listed, including many synonyms and alternates. Unfortunately, the sometimes subtle differences between nominal synonyms are often not detailed; while this is not always a problem, one does wonder what the differences are in the some half dozen or so Russian synonyms listed for "sprayable" or what to make of the several synonyms given for the Russian [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], listed as "additament; addition; additional charge; additional substance; additive; auxiliary product; annex an·nex
tr.v. an·nexed, an·nex·ing, an·nex·es
1. To append or attach, especially to a larger or more significant thing.
2. ; appendix; ingredient." Still, this should be a valuable book for people involved in international technical or business exchange in central and Eastern Europe The term "Central and Eastern Europe" came into wide spread use, replacing "Eastern bloc", to describe former Communist countries in Europe, after the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989/90. .
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