leurre

English translation: test batch, control batch

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French term or phrase:leurre
English translation:test batch, control batch
Entered by: Guy Bray

17:15 Jan 21, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Science
French term or phrase: leurre
In the batches to be tested for sterility, there is a 'charge leurre'. I know it means 'illusory, false' and can mean decoy, but I don't see what it means here.
Kajuco
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:37
test batch
Explanation:
(with samples of known sterility)

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Note added at 2002-01-21 17:31:45 (GMT)
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or control batch
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Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 12:37
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4 +1test batch
Guy Bray
5dummy batch
mckinnc


  

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dummy batch


Explanation:
Is what I would call it

mckinnc
Local time: 21:37
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
test batch


Explanation:
(with samples of known sterility)

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Note added at 2002-01-21 17:31:45 (GMT)
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or control batch

Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 12:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 819

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