# length normal

## English translation: length standard

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 01:25 Mar 13, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Mathematics & Statistics / Mathematics
 English term or phrase: length normal The source text was itself translated from German, possibly by a non-native English speaker. The term "length normal" appears in the following context: In physics, the term “length” is used to denote the basic size and the dimension of linear distance of an object or between two objects. It is defined in measuring standards and the length normal. The mathematical symbol for length is l and its SI unit the metre."
 Alaa ZeineldineEgypt Local time: 04:19
 English translation:length standard Explanation:In writing "normal", the writer may have been thinking of "norm" or standard, and referring to the length standard, which was originally a metal bar, but today is based on light wavelengths .http://www.npl.co.uk/server.php?show=ConWebDoc.485
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4 +3length standard
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3normal length/ linear dimension
 Phong Le

50 mins   confidence:
normal length/ linear dimension

Explanation:
looks like linear dimension in ACAD software

 Phong LeVietnamLocal time: 09:19Native speaker of: Vietnamese

1 hr   confidence: peer agreement (net): +3
length standard

Explanation:
In writing "normal", the writer may have been thinking of "norm" or standard, and referring to the length standard, which was originally a metal bar, but today is based on light wavelengths .http://www.npl.co.uk/server.php?show=ConWebDoc.485

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