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above / below sea level

English translation: asl/bsl

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22:10 Nov 29, 2004
English to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Linguistics
English term or phrase: above / below sea level
Are there any abbreviations for these two phrases? I have to repeat them about 15 times on one page and I am disgusted with reapeating these 4 words over and over again :-)
bartek
Local time: 00:28
English translation:asl/bsl
Explanation:
ASL ABOVE SEA LEVEL

http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/html/contract.html

http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?p=dict&String=exac...


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Note added at 5 mins (2004-11-29 22:15:47 GMT)
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Although I think they\'re usually capitalized: ASL/BSL
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 17:28
Grading comment
I've wondered whether I should wait for more agrees for you. :-) Thanks a lot :-)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +14asl/bsl
Kim Metzger


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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +14
asl/bsl


Explanation:
ASL ABOVE SEA LEVEL

http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/html/contract.html

http://www.acronymfinder.com/af-query.asp?p=dict&String=exac...


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Note added at 5 mins (2004-11-29 22:15:47 GMT)
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Although I think they\'re usually capitalized: ASL/BSL

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 17:28
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 187
Grading comment
I've wondered whether I should wait for more agrees for you. :-) Thanks a lot :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Derek Gill Franßen
12 mins

agree  Lillian van den Broeck
19 mins

agree  Krisztina Lelik
37 mins

agree  trautlady
50 mins

agree  senin
56 mins

agree  Balaban Cerit
1 hr

agree  wordsandmore
1 hr

agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
2 hrs

agree  Java Cafe
2 hrs

agree  Veronica Prpic Uhing
3 hrs

agree  Aisha Maniar
9 hrs

agree  Tony M: According to Oxford, 'a.s.l.' at least is NOT capitalized; this has always been my experience, too.
10 hrs

agree  Bilingualduo
10 hrs

agree  Lisa Lloyd
14 hrs
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Apr 22, 2005 - Changes made by Kim Metzger:
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