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English translation: grid units

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08:18 Aug 1, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: mailles
Is it "grid"? Here's the context:
La base de données locale est un carré centré sur l'observateur d'une surface de 1000 mailles par 1000 mailles et la fonction de rafraîchissement dynamique permet de la réactualiser.
Bharg Shah
English translation:grid units
Explanation:
would be my suggestion. "The local database is a square, centered on the observer, with a surface area of 1000 by 1000 grid units. The dynamic refresh function allows it to be updated." -- Your game appears to be laid out in squares; however, in many CGI (conputer-graphic interactive) games, especially the ones derived from pre-computer battle games played on a cardboard field, the standard unit of area is a hexagon, referred to as a "hex unit" or simply "hex" (plural, "hexes").
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Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 03:24
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Grid units is perfect in the context. Thanks a lot.
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grid units


Explanation:
would be my suggestion. "The local database is a square, centered on the observer, with a surface area of 1000 by 1000 grid units. The dynamic refresh function allows it to be updated." -- Your game appears to be laid out in squares; however, in many CGI (conputer-graphic interactive) games, especially the ones derived from pre-computer battle games played on a cardboard field, the standard unit of area is a hexagon, referred to as a "hex unit" or simply "hex" (plural, "hexes").


Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 03:24
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
Grid units is perfect in the context. Thanks a lot.
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