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W.C. measuring unit

German translation: Wassersäule

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English term or phrase:W.C.
German translation:Wassersäule
Entered by: Klaus Herrmann
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11:30 Jan 18, 2002
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: W.C. measuring unit
If the hoses run upwards, the pressure will read 0.01" W.C. more positive for every 10 feet of elevation.
--> Can I keep this abbreviation in GE? Shall I convert to metric System?
Nicole
0,025 mm Wassersäule
Explanation:
Do not use W.C. in German. Not only is it not recognised as pressure unit, it's also a very common abbreviation you would find on the door to the bathroom...

And, yes, do convert to the metric system.
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Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 06:28
Grading comment
Haha, deshalb wollte ich "WC" im Deutschen vermeiden :-)) Vielen Dank!
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5 +30,025 mm Wassersäule
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0,025 mm Wassersäule


Explanation:
Do not use W.C. in German. Not only is it not recognised as pressure unit, it's also a very common abbreviation you would find on the door to the bathroom...

And, yes, do convert to the metric system.

Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 06:28
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 6593
Grading comment
Haha, deshalb wollte ich "WC" im Deutschen vermeiden :-)) Vielen Dank!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thomas Bollmann
5 mins

agree  Ursula Peter-Czichi
3 hrs

agree  Ulla Haufe: very good advise
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