# report de dizaine par une unité de l’ordre supérieur

## English translation: carry one (to the next power of ten)

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 French term or phrase: report de dizaine par une unité de l’ordre supérieur English translation: carry one (to the next power of ten) Entered by:

 07:54 Jun 7, 2016
French to English translations [PRO]
Science - Mathematics & Statistics / function of carry mechanism
 French term or phrase: report de dizaine par une unité de l’ordre supérieur Museum visitors' guide, here talking about the collection of mechanical calculators. This is in a "related topic" sidebar. Reporteur = carry mechanism. Le reporteur : une petite trouvaille pour un grand saut L’histoire des machines à calculer débute au 17e siècle. Le dispositif mécanique qui va faire toute la différence entre un simple instrument de calcul et une machine à calculer est le reporteur. Il va permettre d’automatiser le principe du **report de dizaine par une unité de l’ordre supérieur. ** I'm thinking of something like "automatic carry(-over) of tens to the next power of ten" but would welcome any suggestions for improvement.
 MoiraBFrance Local time: 13:39
 carry one (to the next power of ten) Explanation:I'd just say "carry one" or even "carrying" myself.
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DLyons
Ireland
Local time: 12:39
 sorry for the delay - it's a long and very complex text! I used your suggestion, adding 'higher' (next higher power of 10). Thanks!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

4 +1carry one (to the next power of ten)
 DLyons

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1 hr   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
carry one (to the next power of ten)

Explanation:
I'd just say "carry one" or even "carrying" myself.

 DLyonsIrelandLocal time: 12:39Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 76
 sorry for the delay - it's a long and very complex text! I used your suggestion, adding 'higher' (next higher power of 10). Thanks!

agree
 46 mins
-> Thanks Daryo

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