Prélèvements

English translation: samplings

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French term or phrase:Prélèvements
English translation:samplings
Entered by: Bharg Shah

05:06 Jan 30, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-) / microbiology
French term or phrase: Prélèvements
Prélèvements pour les contrôles des solutions après remplissage.
Will it be samplings in plural or only sampling?
Bharg Shah
India
Local time: 09:39
samplings - plural
Explanation:
sampling IS the correct term even though you will probably get 10 other people who say it is not.
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Steven Geller
Local time: 05:09
Grading comment
Thanks for confirming.
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5 +2samples
sheila adrian (X)
4 +3samplings - plural
Steven Geller


  

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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
samplings - plural


Explanation:
sampling IS the correct term even though you will probably get 10 other people who say it is not.

Steven Geller
Local time: 05:09
Grading comment
Thanks for confirming.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gayle Wallimann
1 hr

agree  Nerzh: Absolutely! plural in this context.
1 hr

agree  Meri Buettner: 10!!?? You're too modest (and absolutely right in this case)
4 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
samples


Explanation:
I think this is the only thing which is really suitable here. But that's my own modest opinion!
(as in: samples should be taken for...)

sheila adrian (X)
Local time: 05:09

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mckinnc: I would also go with samples. I've never heard samplings used as a plural noun, as opposed to an action
10 mins

agree  jfrot
34 mins

disagree  Meri Buettner: samplings are different than samples Colin (the noun exists)
1 hr

agree  sktrans: agree
5 hrs
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