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distance en projection

English translation: projected distance

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09:29 Aug 11, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
French term or phrase: distance en projection
It is in the context of measuring dimensions for welding. To trace the weld mid plane "pour tracer le PMS mesurere la distance en projectinoentre les points de 64 et de 128..."
jessjess
Local time: 05:43
English translation:projected distance
Explanation:
..or 'distance projected between'

Not quite clear exactly what the context is, but I've a feeling this is probably what it means....
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Tony M
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projected distance


Explanation:
..or 'distance projected between'

Not quite clear exactly what the context is, but I've a feeling this is probably what it means....

Tony M
France
Local time: 05:43
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Asker: Thank you Tony!


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agree  GeoS: Sharing the feeling...Have a nice day, Tony.
7 mins
  -> Thanks, GeoS! And you too!

agree  Chris Hall
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  -> Thanks, Chris!

agree  xxxBourth: If the weld is on a curved surface, for ex., the measurement follows the curve rather than a straight line. The distance between London and Los Angeles is measured along the Earth's curvature, as a projection. It would be shorter measured along a chord.
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Alex! Exactly...

agree  mimi 254
2 hrs
  -> Merci, Mimi !

agree  InfoMarex: Yes - agree
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, IM!
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