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Grad deutsche Härte

English translation: degree of German hardness

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19:44 May 20, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Grad deutsche Härte
I think I may need an explanation of what to do with this. I cannot find a
translation for this and am not sure that it should be translated. Nobody
else in the world knows what on earth it is anyway! So I'm not sure what to
do with it. I can offer lengthy explanations of the correlation between Grad
deutsche Härte and other water hardness systems, including carbonate and
non-carbonate hardness, ppm, mg/l, mol/l, mmol/l, etc., etc.

The main problem is (apart from the fact that this should no longer be used
in Germany anyway) that this is just a list item, so I can't just convert a
value into something the English-speaking world will understand, it's more
fundamental than that.
Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 22:13
English translation:degree of German hardness
Explanation:
See the first link for an explanation.

See the second for ANOTHER reference.
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jccantrell
United States
Local time: 13:13
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Err, thanks jc. I don't really know why I was having difficulty with that. I tried goggle and had only 3 hits. When I tried again after getting your reply I had over 60?!
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degree of German hardness


Explanation:
See the first link for an explanation.

See the second for ANOTHER reference.


    Reference: http://www.thekrib.com/Plants/CO2/hard-slu.html
    Reference: http://fins.actwin.com/aquatic-plants/month.9609/msg00248.ht...
jccantrell
United States
Local time: 13:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4598
Grading comment
Err, thanks jc. I don't really know why I was having difficulty with that. I tried goggle and had only 3 hits. When I tried again after getting your reply I had over 60?!
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