# Double division inversée de 0 à 180°

## English translation: twin inverted scales, 0–180°

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 French term or phrase: Double division inversée de 0 à 180° English translation: twin inverted scales, 0–180° Entered by:

 07:53 Oct 31, 2007
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 French term or phrase: Double division inversée de 0 à 180° Hi what does 'double division inversée' mean? see http://www.manutan.fr/rapporteur-d-39-angle-1885-_123M580.ht... Many thanks
 Local time: 10:43
 twin inverted scales, 0–180° Explanation:If you look at the picture of the protractor, you can see that its scale is marked in degrees form 0 to 180, and also carries an inverse scale reading the other way round, i.e. from 180 to 0° (this is fairly standard on such instruments)
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Tony M
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Local time: 10:43
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 Tony M

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double division inversée de 0 à 180°
twin inverted scales, 0–180°

Explanation:
If you look at the picture of the protractor, you can see that its scale is marked in degrees form 0 to 180, and also carries an inverse scale reading the other way round, i.e. from 180 to 0°

(this is fairly standard on such instruments)

 Tony MFranceLocal time: 10:43Works in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 601
 Really helpful, thank you very much

agree
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-> Thanks, Bashiqa!

agree  Charles Hawtrey: It simply depends which side of the sliding ruler you are using for a given measurement. Just a question of convenience.
 1 day 2 hrs
-> Thanks, Charles! In this case, it's a protractor, so you need to start both cw and acw, of course...

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