# conteggiate a metro lineare

## English translation: measured in linear metres

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 Italian term or phrase: conteggiate a metro lineare English translation: measured in linear metres Entered by:

 19:27 Dec 15, 2003
Italian to English translations [PRO]
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 Italian term or phrase: conteggiate a metro lineare Tubazioni in polipropilene conteggiate a metro lineare.
 Local time: 07:27
 measured in linear metres Explanation:"measured" in the sense used in Bills of Quantities for construction projects, i.e. to be charged / paid for by the linear metre.--------------------------------------------------Note added at 3 hrs 18 mins (2003-12-15 22:45:57 GMT)--------------------------------------------------With reference to Gian\'s note, the use of \"linear\" is to make it clear that the measurement, in this case, is of length rather than of diameter or circumference, which are other aspects of the specification of \"tubazioni\".
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Russell Jones
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:27
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4 +2measured in linear metres
 Russell Jones
4computed by meter (o metre)
 Gian

1 hr   confidence:
computed by meter (o metre)

Explanation:
il metro è l'unità di misura lineare; il metro lineare non è corretto anche se spesso citato;
il metro quadrato ed il metro cubo sono specificati;

 GianItalyLocal time: 07:27Native speaker of: ItalianPRO pts in pair: 5390

15 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
measured in linear metres

Explanation:
"measured" in the sense used in Bills of Quantities for construction projects, i.e. to be charged / paid for by the linear metre.

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Note added at 3 hrs 18 mins (2003-12-15 22:45:57 GMT)
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With reference to Gian\'s note, the use of \"linear\" is to make it clear that the measurement, in this case, is of length rather than of diameter or circumference, which are other aspects of the specification of \"tubazioni\".

 Russell JonesUnited KingdomLocal time: 06:27Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 2792
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agree  Sarah Ponting: hi Russell :-)
 14 hrs
-> thanks Sarah

agree  Gian: non ho mai sentito che il tubo si paghi a diametro; molti italiani intendono metro lineare per distinguerlo dal metro quadrato e metro cubo; per me è superfluo, dato che la misura di lunghezza è il "metro"
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