# CE

## English translation: colonne d'eau

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 12:55 Sep 3, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Engineering: Industrial
 French term or phrase: CE No, not CE marking, but in the context of dimensions, eg 115mmCE au 3ème tronçon. I should know this, and it's probably obvious, but there you are...
 chris collisterFrance Local time: 16:34
 English translation:colonne d'eau Explanation:Déjà répondu ailleurs et je crois présent dans le glossaire : http://www.proz.com/kudoz/french_to_english/engineering:_ind...
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Arnold007
Local time: 10:34
 I thought it was probably blindingly obvious, but thank you!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5colonne d'eau
 Arnold007
4 +1water column
 mohanv
3millimeter of waterBeatriz Mendiondo
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Discussion entries: 1

16 mins   confidence:
millimeter of water

Explanation:
http://polo.jacotte.free.fr/pression.html

1 mmH2O, mmCE (15.56°C) = 9.79706 Pa - millimeter of water (15.56°C)
1 mmH2O, mmCE (4°C) = 9.80638 Pa - millimeter of water (4°C)

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Note added at 30 mins (2008-09-03 13:26:28 GMT)
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good question, I'm still trying to figure that out... I found several websites about pressure with mmCE in the formulae but I cannot find the definition...

 Beatriz MendiondoLocal time: 10:34Native speaker of: SpanishPRO pts in category: 2
 Asker: Brilliant, pressure does make sense in the context, but if E = eau, what does the C stand for.

43 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
water column

Explanation:
CE is French abbreviation for colonne d'eau, water column, seen in pressure measurements.

 mohanvIndiaLocal time: 20:04Works in fieldNative speaker of: TamilPRO pts in category: 12

agree  Carlos Segura: Yes, in this case "115 mm water column".
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-> thanks

43 mins   confidence:
colonne d'eau

Explanation:
Déjà répondu ailleurs et je crois présent dans le glossaire :

http://www.proz.com/kudoz/french_to_english/engineering:_ind...

 Arnold007CanadaLocal time: 10:34Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: FrenchPRO pts in category: 4
 I thought it was probably blindingly obvious, but thank you!
 Asker: Of course it is! Duh! But I did look in the glossary.....

 16 mins
Reference

Reference information:
It isn't "carré" is it?

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Note added at 18 mins (2008-09-03 13:13:52 GMT)
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[DOC]
Airedale 4 x 4 M, 34 mm
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Toit: 19,82 mètres carrés (65,02 pieds carrés). Surplomb Toit:. 60 cm devant. 10 cm de retour. 20 cm de côté. Portes Dimensions: 1450 x 1845 mm Double ...

 liz askewUnited KingdomNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 32

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