# aus dem in den zwei Ebenen...

## English translation: the geometric mean

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 German term or phrase: das geometrische Mittel English translation: the geometric mean Entered by:

 16:47 May 22, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
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 German term or phrase: aus dem in den zwei Ebenen... Bei runden Substraten ist die Messung in zwei zueinander senkrechten Ebenen durchzuführen, bei symmetrisch ovalen Querschnitten in den zwei Symmetrieebenen. ***Aus den in den zwei Ebenen A und B ermittelten Abweichungen ist das geometrische Mittel als Gesamtabweichnung zu bilden:*** My feeble attempt at the second sentence is: From the deviations determined by the two planes A and B, the geometrical average/mean*** constitutes the total deviation: But that doesn't make sense to me. Can anyone help, please. Many thanks in advance! Sheila
 Sheila HardieSpain Local time: 06:43
 The geometrical mean... Explanation:The geometric mean of the deviations measured in the two planes A and B is to be taken as the overall deviation. or The overall deviation is the geometric mean of the deviations measured in the two planes A and B.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 2002-05-23 14:09:56 (GMT)--------------------------------------------------Sorry, you\'re right, I meant geometric mean at the top too
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Anne Humphreys
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 Many thanks to everyone for your answers. Sheila4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1The geometric mean, representing the overall deviation, must be determined from
 Trudy Peters
4 +1The geometrical mean...
 Anne Humphreys
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 Mary Worby
4Sentence option:
 xxxbrute

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The geometric mean, representing the overall deviation, must be determined from

Explanation:
the deviations of planes A and B

My preliminary attempt.

 Trudy PetersUnited StatesLocal time: 00:43Native speaker of: German, EnglishPRO pts in pair: 3087

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Explanation:

The geometrical mean is to be formed as the overall deviation from the deviations measured in the two planes A & B.

Or

The two deviations measured in the two planes A & B must be/are used to determine the geometrical mean in the form of an overall deviation ..

At least, that's what I think it says!

HTH

Mary

 Mary WorbyUnited KingdomLocal time: 05:43Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 2770
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Sentence option:

Explanation:
Measurement with round substrata is to be executed on two vertically opposing plains, with symmetrically oval cross sections in those two planesymmetries. Total diviation is to be derived at by geometric means, of those determined deviations between plain A and B.

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The geometrical mean...

Explanation:
The geometric mean of the deviations measured in the two planes A and B is to be taken as the overall deviation.

or

The overall deviation is the geometric mean of the deviations measured in the two planes A and B.

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Note added at 2002-05-23 14:09:56 (GMT)
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Sorry, you\'re right, I meant geometric mean at the top too

 Anne HumphreysGermanyLocal time: 06:43PRO pts in pair: 69
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 Many thanks to everyone for your answers. Sheila

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agree  Cilian O'Tuama: I'd go for your first suggestion, geometric not geometrical
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