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French translation: à la seconde précédente près

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English term or phrase:down to the nearest second
French translation:à la seconde précédente près
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
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17:32 Oct 28, 2002
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: down to
Bonjour,

Pourriez-vous me dire comment traduire "down to" dans l'expression suivante :

The clock displays the time down to the nearest second

Merci

Patrick
Patrick Panifous
Local time: 23:59
à la seconde précédente près
Explanation:
ça pourrait aussi être "up to the nearest second" qui afficherait à la seconde suivante près.


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Note added at 2002-10-28 18:18:03 (GMT)
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\"Finishing times will be rounded up
or down to the nearest second.\"
https://www.sportsbet.co.za/Content/RulesSpecificMotorRacing...

\"We even bill down to the nearest second to make
sure you get the best value for money. \"
http://www.energis.co.uk/new_cgi-bin/displaypage.cgi/PAGE/32...

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Note added at 2002-10-28 18:20:27 (GMT)
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\"The acceleration correction of ten
seconds per hour is approximate; Rounding up or down to the nearest second\"
http://www.trans4mind.com/personal_development/astrology/Cal...

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Florence B
France
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Merci. Patrick
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à la seconde précédente près


Explanation:
ça pourrait aussi être "up to the nearest second" qui afficherait à la seconde suivante près.


--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-10-28 18:18:03 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

\"Finishing times will be rounded up
or down to the nearest second.\"
https://www.sportsbet.co.za/Content/RulesSpecificMotorRacing...

\"We even bill down to the nearest second to make
sure you get the best value for money. \"
http://www.energis.co.uk/new_cgi-bin/displaypage.cgi/PAGE/32...

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Note added at 2002-10-28 18:20:27 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

\"The acceleration correction of ten
seconds per hour is approximate; Rounding up or down to the nearest second\"
http://www.trans4mind.com/personal_development/astrology/Cal...



Florence B
France
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Merci. Patrick
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