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Cabinet

Post by Stevenloan » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:01 pm

Hello all members! What do you call this kind of cabinet?

http://thegioitu.com/tu-kinh-c-845-846--1161.html

Thanks a lot!

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Post by tony h » Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:53 pm

If you put the web page into Google Translate it comes up with Glass Display Cabinet which is about as good a translation as it gets.

https://translate.google.com/translate? ... t=&act=url
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:41 am

Steve, this is a glass display case and is usually found in shops. However some people, like myself, who have large collections of valuable objects may have them at home. The one you link has overhead lights but that is not always the case. They are generally lockable but some low price cabinets have simple push-release doors that open when you push them and release. The edges on my cabinet are aluminium but they can be made of wood.

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Post by Stevenloan » Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:24 am

tony h and WoZ : Thank you two so so much for the term. It really helps.
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Post by Phil White » Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:21 pm

Yes. "Display case" or "display cabinet". Particularly when used in shops, they are often called showcases, which is where the verb "to showcase something" comes from.
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Post by Stevenloan » Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:12 pm

Phil White : Thank you for the terms.
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