scalino

English translation: step

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Italian term or phrase:scalino
English translation:step
Entered by: Daniel Gold

16:47 Sep 8, 2013
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / paint
Italian term or phrase: scalino
Apparently these are ridges left after painting:

Per eliminare eventuali scalini di vernice, ripetere i punti 11;12;18 e 19.

Has anybody heard a good term for this? Also referred to as a "gradino"

Thanks.
Daniel Gold
Israel
Local time: 18:45
step
Explanation:
If you over-paint an area, drips or runs occur. This forms a visible step between the evenly painted surface and the raised drip/run. This step can also occur when applying decals or strips on a painted surface.

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Note added at 19 hrs (2013-09-09 12:27:30 GMT)
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decals or stripes
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Luciana Pandolfi
United States
Local time: 11:45
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4step
Luciana Pandolfi
Summary of reference entries provided
Una possibilità.
Sara Ruiz

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step


Explanation:
If you over-paint an area, drips or runs occur. This forms a visible step between the evenly painted surface and the raised drip/run. This step can also occur when applying decals or strips on a painted surface.

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Note added at 19 hrs (2013-09-09 12:27:30 GMT)
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decals or stripes

Example sentence(s):
  • Use 600-grit sandpaper to smooth out this step before applying a gel-coat.

    Reference: http://www.wikihow.com/Paint-a-Car
Luciana Pandolfi
United States
Local time: 11:45
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Reference comments


1 hr
Reference: Una possibilità.

Reference information:
Ho visto questo articolo nel quale parla degli scalini... sono tutti questi puntini che appariscono prima di spruzzare o dopo se si è mal verniciato. Mi sono chiesta comme si direbbe in spagnolo, repelo, (moteado pure) e poi l'ho cercato in inglese.
Spero che sirva.
Saluti.


    Reference: http://www.vesparesources.com/restauro-largeframe/10250-carr...
    Reference: http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/spanish-english/...
Sara Ruiz
Spain
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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