# % en masse

## English translation: [x]% solution by mass

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 French term or phrase: solution à [x] % en masse English translation: [x]% solution by mass Entered by:

 19:31 Apr 1, 2003
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
 French term or phrase: % en masse In a chemistry patent: Le copolymère ainsi obtenu est redissous en boîte à gants sous argon dans du dichloromethane pour obtenir une solution à 50% en masse. thanks, Harold
 50% solution by mass Explanation:better to say mass than weight; the per centage concentration is calculated by mass instead of volume or moles--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2003-04-01 20:10:18 (GMT)--------------------------------------------------does need \"by\" as Dusty remarked
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Bruce Popp
United States
Local time: 15:12
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5 +150% solution by mass
 Bruce Popp
5 +150% w/w solution
 Alexandru Pojoga
3 +250% weight solution
 cjohnstone
5by mass
4per mass
 Michael Tovbin
350% by weight solution
 Tony M

1 min   confidence:
per mass

Explanation:
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Note added at 2003-04-01 19:34:20 (GMT)
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by mass

as opposed to \"per/by volume\"

 Michael TovbinUnited StatesLocal time: 14:12Native speaker of: English, RussianPRO pts in pair: 166

4 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
50% weight solution

Explanation:
NA

 cjohnstoneFranceLocal time: 21:12Native speaker of: French, EnglishPRO pts in pair: 1632

agree
 1 min

agree
 28 mins

8 mins   confidence:
50% by weight solution

Explanation:
I think it does need the 'by', doesn't it?

 Tony MFranceLocal time: 21:12Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 14167

11 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
50% solution by mass

Explanation:
better to say mass than weight; the per centage concentration is calculated by mass instead of volume or moles

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Note added at 2003-04-01 20:10:18 (GMT)
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does need \"by\" as Dusty remarked

 Bruce PoppUnited StatesLocal time: 15:12Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 190

agree
 22 mins
-> thanks

12 mins   confidence:
by mass

Explanation:
Appears in a number of chemistry sites:::

[PDF]Contents of CAMPUS
... 4 Brake fluid at 130 C 130 br.f Ethylene Glycol (50% by mass) in water at 108 C 108
Cool 1% solution of nonylphenoxy-polyethyleneoxy ethanol in distilled water ...

The MSDS HyperGlossary: Concentration Units - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... For example, in a can of soda pop (a solution of sugar in carbonated water), there
are approximately twelve tablespoons of sugar (the solute ... Percent by Mass. ...
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Student: Merle D - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... was complete, the chemist (me) could have mixed up a custom solution of NaOH designed ... of
pink), and I am confident that the result (33.39% KHP by mass) is very ...
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physical behavior of matter - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... a solution may be expressed as molarity (M), percent by volume, percent by mass,
or parts ... To prepare a 2 M solution of NaCl(aq) 2 moles of NaCl ( 58.5 g) are ...
www.chemcool.com/regents/physicalbehaviorofmatter/ aim5.htm - 13k - En caché - Páginas similares

Expressing Concentration of Solutions - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... Microscopic view of a concentrated solution of liquid Br 2 dissolved in liquid water ... percent
composition (by mass), mass of solute mass of solution, no (mass does ...
www.chem.purdue.edu/gchelp/solutions/character.html - 9k - En caché - Páginas similares

Ex1.Ans - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... 2. A solution of sodium chloride has a molarity of 1.250 and a density of 1.050 g/ml ... of
the solution, the mole fraction of water and the percent by mass of NaCl ...
www.csam.montclair.edu/~kasner/General/Solution.html - 7k - En caché - Páginas similares

Dilution Calculations - [ Traduzca esta página ]
... mass hydrogen peroxide solution being prepared from a 35% by mass hydrogen peroxide ... When
preparing these solutions, multiple the volume of solution of 2.829 to ...
www.cheresources.com/dilutionzz.shtml - 24k

 Madeleine PérusseLocal time: 15:12Native speaker of: FrenchPRO pts in pair: 156

2 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
50% w/w solution

Explanation:
That's standard notation for 'fifty percent weight-for-weight solution,' as opposed to volume-for-volume etc.

http://www.drbunn.com/toothpaste.htm#percentage

Engineer, experience in patents translation
 Alexandru PojogaRomaniaLocal time: 22:12Native speaker of: RomanianPRO pts in pair: 25

agree
 9 hrs

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