# masse normale

## English translation: standard weight

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 French term or phrase: masse normale English translation: standard weight Entered by:

 01:30 Sep 15, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
 French term or phrase: masse normale Fabric: military clothing Matières Prémières: Coton 100% Masse normale: 200 g/m2 +- 5% Mass? Density? Also, does anyone know how to put the + over the - on the keyboard so that they form one character?
 Local time: 14:08
 standard weight Explanation:As mentioned at the following web site (which deals with sailcloth), fabric is quantified in terms of weight (in grams) per square meter (m2). "... Fabric weight explained. The true finished weight of sailcloth is measured in grams/m2 or ounces/yard..." "Fabric" + "standard weight" = almost 800 Google hits, whereas "fabric" + "standard density" = fewer than 100. HTH, HC PS -- A foolproof way to produce the plus-or-minus symbol, without having to worry whether your client will be able to decode the compound-keystroke form, is to simply type the "+" and then underline it.
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Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 05:08
 Thanks Heathcliff and Mary! I have the Ernst and I couldn't find the term in there. Silly me. Thank you both for your word-processing tips. I appreciate your help. Peace. Alix 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5standard weight
4standard weight
 Maya Jurt
3normal mass
 Mary Worby

22 mins   confidence:
normal mass

Explanation:
It may be that simple! I'm not honestly sure.

What I can tell you, though, is that the Alt code for ± is ALT+0177 (i.e. hold ALT down and press the other numbers on the number pad) - which should do the trick!

HTH

Mary

 Mary WorbyUnited KingdomLocal time: 13:08Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 484

29 mins   confidence:
standard weight

Explanation:
As mentioned at the following web site (which deals with sailcloth), fabric is quantified in terms of weight (in grams) per square meter (m2).

"... Fabric weight explained. The true finished weight of sailcloth is measured in grams/m2 or ounces/yard..."

"Fabric" + "standard weight" = almost 800 Google hits, whereas "fabric" + "standard density" = fewer than 100.

HTH,
HC

PS -- A foolproof way to produce the plus-or-minus symbol, without having to worry whether your client will be able to decode the compound-keystroke form, is to simply type the "+" and then underline it.

www.sailcloth.com/airx.html - 29k
Ernst, Dictionnaire General de la Technique Industrielle
 HeathcliffUnited StatesLocal time: 05:08Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 953
 Thanks Heathcliff and Mary! I have the Ernst and I couldn't find the term in there. Silly me. Thank you both for your word-processing tips. I appreciate your help. Peace. Alix

38 mins   confidence:
standard weight

Explanation:
"Tissus à base de coton fibres libériennes et chimiques pures ou en mélange, de masse normale égale ou supérieur à 250 grammes mar mètre carré."

Reference: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/texteconsolide/AMHBU.htm
 Maya JurtSwitzerlandLocal time: 14:08Native speaker of: German, FrenchPRO pts in pair: 412

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