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15:05 Mar 25, 2007
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci / coring
English term or phrase: in-water
[number] in-water geotechnical borings around xxx are recommended to allow observations on deeper material layers and to collect additional geotechnical data on subsurface materials

...just a confirmation: is here in-water the same as underwater?
Elena Ghetti
Italy
Local time: 17:55
English translation:in-water
Explanation:
Under water would be completely immersed in water whereas "in-water" does not necessarily imply that it is "completely" immersed.
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David Cahill
Local time: 17:55
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thanks!
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in-water


Explanation:
Under water would be completely immersed in water whereas "in-water" does not necessarily imply that it is "completely" immersed.


David Cahill
Local time: 17:55
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Antonia Toth
1 hr
  -> thanks, antonia

agree  Gillian Scheibelein
1 hr
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agree  Erich Ekoputra
13 hrs
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agree  xxxAlfa Trans
17 hrs
  -> thanks, marju

agree  kmtext: The bore hole might be in the water, but the equipment doing the boring is not
18 hrs
  -> thanks, km

agree  zax
19 hrs
  -> thanks, zax

agree  Elena Aleksandrova
1 day4 hrs
  -> thanks, elena

agree  Amal Al-Arfaj
2 days23 hrs
  -> thanks, amal
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