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English translation: complement of the

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French term or phrase:en complément à
English translation:complement of the
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
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07:21 Sep 26, 2000
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Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: en complément à
si la différence entre l'échantillon de pression courante et l’échantillon de pression précédente est comprise dans l'intervalle [-32 dbar, +31 dbar] le codage de la différence est effectué sur 6 bits en complément à 2.

“en complément à” – “in addition to” or is this a computer term that I am not familiar with?
Please help!
Derek Johnson
are coded into the 6-bits two's complement of the codes of
Explanation:
I see where you're coming from: Termium considers this a rather odd structure itself!

French:Language Problems
en complément de s
OBS - Nous n'avons pas trouvé cette expression. Cependant, elle n'est pas forcément incorrecte, "en" pouvant s'employer dans le sens de "comme". #OBS s

I got 251 hits on Google, for +"6 bits"+complement*, which appears over and over again as:

"...are coded into the 6-bits two's complement ..."

Here is the Google page:
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Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 14:18
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Summary of answers provided
naAs complement to 2.
Luis Luis
naare coded into the 6-bits two's complement of the codes of
Yolanda Broad
natwo's complement or 2's complement 2's complementSébastien St-François


  

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9 mins
two's complement or 2's complement 2's complement


Explanation:
According to Termium, in the fields of electronics and computer mathematics: The diminished radix complement in the pure binary numeration system.


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Sébastien St-François
Local time: 14:18
PRO pts in pair: 21

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11 mins
are coded into the 6-bits two's complement of the codes of


Explanation:
I see where you're coming from: Termium considers this a rather odd structure itself!

French:Language Problems
en complément de s
OBS - Nous n'avons pas trouvé cette expression. Cependant, elle n'est pas forcément incorrecte, "en" pouvant s'employer dans le sens de "comme". #OBS s

I got 251 hits on Google, for +"6 bits"+complement*, which appears over and over again as:

"...are coded into the 6-bits two's complement ..."

Here is the Google page:


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=%226+bits%22%2Bcomplement*&hl...
    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 14:18
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
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Thanks for your time and answer.

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Sébastien St-François

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1 hr
As complement to 2.


Explanation:
Regards.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
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Local time: 13:18
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 35

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