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# massa jenis zat cair

## English translation: liquid mass

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 11:27 May 6, 2002
Indonesian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science - Physics
 Indonesian term or phrase: massa jenis zat cair massa jenis zat cair
 English translation:liquid mass Explanation:Dalam bahasa inggris bisa mengatakan 'liquid mass" atau "mass of liquid."
Selected response from:

Mark Oliver
Local time: 02:09
 Selected automatically based on peer agreement.4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5 +2liquid mass
 Mark Oliver
5specific gravity of liquid materials
 Rayindra

36 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
liquid mass

Explanation:
Dalam bahasa inggris bisa mengatakan 'liquid mass" atau "mass of liquid."

 Mark OliverLocal time: 02:09Native speaker of: English
 Selected automatically based on peer agreement.

disagree  Rayindra: mass is "berat" in Indonesian, with "grams" as the standard unit. "Massa Jenis" or Specific Gravity is a unitless measure (gram per cubic centimeter divided by gram per cubic centimeter)
 30 mins

agree  Louis SOETEDJA: maybe 'specific mass of liquid' would be more appropriate
 1 hr

neutral  xxxR.J.Chadwick: "specific gravity" is a scientific term I am familiar with, but "specific mass" is not, though I feel there is not enough context to give a definite answer
 16 hrs

agree
 90 days

agree
 1652 days

1 hr   confidence:
specific gravity of liquid materials

Explanation:
'Massa jenis' is 'specific gravity' in English, and described as the ratio of the weight or mass of a given volume of a substance to that of an equal volume of another substance used as a standard (in this case, water for liquid and solid materials, and air or hydrogen for gases).

Water, as the standard, has a specific gravity of 1.

Specific gravity is a unitless measure, because it is derived from the density of the mineral divided by the density of water and thus all units cancel.

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Note added at 2002-05-07 01:41:54 (GMT)
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Sorry, I was wrong. The correct one is \"Specific Mass of Liquid Materials\", i.e. mass per volume unit

Merriam Webster
 RayindraIndonesiaLocal time: 16:09Native speaker of: Indonesian

disagree  Louis SOETEDJA: 'specific gravity' would be'berat jenis'
 52 mins
-> You are right, the correct one is specific mass (mass per unit volume), the symbol is rho -

agree  Erich Ekoputra: agree w/ specific mass of liquid materials.....
 1652 days

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