vertical (basket) press

vertical (basket) press
Lemma

vertical (basket) press

Etichetta di dominio

AD

Etichetta grammaticale

c. n.

Definizione

Equipment used to separate juice or wine from skins and pips. 1

Nota

The traditional basket press was built in an upright fashion, with a solid plate descending on the grape skins, forcing the juice btween the slots or gaps of the vertically arranged (and bound) pieces of wood forming the ciruclar basket or cage.2

Contesto

Vertical basket presses produce very high quality juice, but are labor intensive and expensive to use. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

['vз:.tI.kl pres] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi

ND

Abbreviazioni

ND

Etimologia

Vertical: 1550s, “of or at the vertex, directly overhead,” from M. Fr vertical (1540s), from L.L. verticalis “overhead”, from L. vertex (gen. verticis) “higher point”. Meaning “straight up and down” is first recorded 1704.

Press: meaning “device for squeezing” (cloth, grapes, olives, etc.) is recorded from late 14c., from M.Fr. presse. 5

Etichetta di paese

ND

Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica.

Data della scheda
Mon Dec 12 00:37:50 2011
Autore

Lucrezia Bracca

Fonti

1 : Johnson H., Halliday J., The Vintner’s Art, How Great Wines Are Made, Simon & Shuster, New York, 1992, p. 228.,

2 : Johnson H., Halliday J., The Vintner’s Art, How Great Wines Are Made, Simon & Shuster, New York, 1992, 72.,

3 : 3. http://www.calwineries.com/learn/wine-production/general-wine-production/vertical-basket-press (09/12/2011)

4 : J.C. Wells, Longman, Pronounciation Dictionary, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Longman, 1990,

5 : 5. http://www.etymonline.com (09/11/11),

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