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is normal to

Italian translation: è perpendicolare a (is perpendicular to)

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English term or phrase:is normal to
Italian translation:è perpendicolare a (is perpendicular to)
Entered by: Romina Minucci
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14:36 Aug 3, 2004
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / prove al fuoco
English term or phrase: is normal to
the distance between the nozzle tip (punta dell'ugello) and the center of the exposed area shall be determined by the deviation from normal between the center of the nozzle axis and the center of the exposed area of the specimen. The distance shall be 3 m when the axis through the center of the nozzle *is normal to* the center of the exposed area.

sempre l'attrezzatura per la prova del getto della manichetta antincendio su pareti
Romina Minucci
Italy
Local time: 12:33
is perpendicular to
Explanation:
is at right angles to. I'll leave you to find the Italian.

normal ... 4. (Math.) perpendicular; at right angles ...
[Webster's]
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xxxBourth
Local time: 12:33
Grading comment
ho guardato anche sul diz. italiano: è perpendicolare. grazie a tutti
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +5is perpendicular toxxxBourth


  

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is perpendicular to


Explanation:
is at right angles to. I'll leave you to find the Italian.

normal ... 4. (Math.) perpendicular; at right angles ...
[Webster's]

xxxBourth
Local time: 12:33
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ho guardato anche sul diz. italiano: è perpendicolare. grazie a tutti

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Elena Ghetti
6 mins

agree  Giacomo Camaiora
17 mins

agree  PatriziaM.: Sì, tra l'altro anche in italiano "normale" è sinonimo di peprendicolare (Zanichelli: normale - (mat.) Ortogonale, perpendicolare: retta normale a un piano.)
1 hr

agree  Anita M. A. Mazzoli
9 hrs

agree  xxxA-Z Trans
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