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Italian term or phrase:s.m.
English translation:s.l. / b.s.l. (read context)
Entered by: Colin Ryan
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10:07 Oct 31, 2006
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geography / Hydrography/bathymetry
Italian term or phrase: s.m.
Obviously a measure of water level, but what exactly?

sample contexts:

"la larghezza della parte dell’alveo con quote di fondo inferiori a -4.50 m s.m.."

...sotto mare, maybe? Confirm, anyone?
Colin Ryan
Local time: 19:00
b.s.l.
Explanation:
s.m. = sul mare

ma qui c'e' un segno -, quindi in inglese direi 4.5m *b.s.l.* eliminando il meno.
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xxxsilvia b
Local time: 19:00
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Thank you ma'am!
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3 +3b.s.l.xxxsilvia b


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
b.s.l.


Explanation:
s.m. = sul mare

ma qui c'e' un segno -, quindi in inglese direi 4.5m *b.s.l.* eliminando il meno.

xxxsilvia b
Local time: 19:00
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thank you ma'am!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gian: 4,5 m (l'unità di misura va staccata dal numero/valore (norme ISO 1000)
10 mins
  -> certo, ho scritto troppo di corsa :) grazie, Gian

agree  missdutch
10 mins
  -> grazia sofia :)

agree  kpi
14 mins
  -> grazie Katharine :)
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