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English translation: "off-white powder"


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12:46 Sep 18, 2007
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Chinese term or phrase: 类白色粉末
Should "类白色粉末" be translated as "off-white powder" or "almost white powder" or something else?

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Shirley Lao
English translation:"off-white powder"
'white' or 'off-white' but definitely not 'almost white'
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Diana Lewis
Local time: 13:18
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4 +2"off-white powder"
Diana Lewis



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"off-white powder"

'white' or 'off-white' but definitely not 'almost white'

Diana Lewis
Local time: 13:18
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  orientalhorizon: can we say quasi-white?
14 mins
  -> Yes, that would work too.

agree  ysun
41 mins
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