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grain scale

Dutch translation: precisieweegschaal

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English term or phrase:grain scale
Dutch translation:precisieweegschaal
Entered by: Linda Ferwerda
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12:05 Jul 15, 2002
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: grain scale
Een weegschaal, maar wie kan mij aan de juiste benaming helpen?
Linda Ferwerda
Local time: 06:10
precisie-weegschaal
Explanation:
A grain is a unit of weight in the troy 1/5760 lb.) and avoirdupois (1/7000 lb.) systems equivalent to approx. 0.0648 grams. A grain scale is a precision weighing scale that can give readings accurate to a single grain or fraction of a grain.
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Chris Hopley
Netherlands
Local time: 06:10
Grading comment
Hartstikke bedankt!
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3precisie-weegschaal
Chris Hopley


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
precisie-weegschaal


Explanation:
A grain is a unit of weight in the troy 1/5760 lb.) and avoirdupois (1/7000 lb.) systems equivalent to approx. 0.0648 grams. A grain scale is a precision weighing scale that can give readings accurate to a single grain or fraction of a grain.


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Chris Hopley
Netherlands
Local time: 06:10
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 785
Grading comment
Hartstikke bedankt!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Evert DELOOF-SYS: make that 'precisieweegschaal' and you're on top of the world :)
39 mins
  -> Good tip!

agree  Ann Bishop
3 hrs

agree  GertV
19 hrs

agree  Marjon
2 days5 hrs
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