5er Stelle

English translation: round off / up to ".5"

 10:35 Apr 6, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / medical - charting
 German term or phrase: 5er Stelle The translation I am working on deals with the Netural 0 Method (for measuring range of motion, etc.). The sentence where "5er Stelle" occurs is as follows: Bei der Messung von dieser 0-Stellung aus wird der bei der Bewegung durchlaufene Winkel abgelesen und unter Aufrundung auf die nächste 5er Stelle notiert. So- the angle is read and charted (rounded off to the 5th digit??). Or have I completely misunderstood the concept (most definitely possible) Math is not my forte so I would appreciate any help.
 Local time: 07:27
 English translation:round off / up to ".5" Explanation:means, e.g., 2.42 --> rounded up to 2.5--------------------------------------------------Note added at 3 mins (2005-04-06 10:38:42 GMT)--------------------------------------------------or in case of angles: ° 344 --> 345, 238 --> 240
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MMUlr
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Local time: 07:27
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3 +2round off / up to ".5"
 MMUlr
2 +1up to next multiple of 5
 muttersprachler

Discussion entries: 1

3 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
round off / up to ".5"

Explanation:
means, e.g., 2.42 --> rounded up to 2.5

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-04-06 10:38:42 GMT)
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or in case of angles: ° 344 --> 345, 238 --> 240

 MMUlrGermanyLocal time: 07:27Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: GermanPRO pts in category: 845
 THANKS--- : ) You're great!!

agree  Nick Somers (X): Well done: I guess we'd say "rounded to the nearest 0.5"
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agree
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-> Thank you!

8 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
up to next multiple of 5

Explanation:
Das ist nicht wirklich eindeutig. Lass Dich vom Kontext leiten...

0, 5, 10, 15,..

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And allways up.

1->5 2->5 .... 6->10

 muttersprachlerGermanyLocal time: 07:27Native speaker of: German

agree  Nick Somers (X): If you're right (and you might be), then it would be "nearest" not "next"
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