rettholt

English translation: straight edge

14:28 Oct 5, 2009
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Norwegian term or phrase: rettholt
"Planum skal ha en toleranse på maks 25 mm over rettholt på 3 m"

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Markus Nystrom
United States
Local time: 23:49
English translation:straight edge
Explanation:
See the links below to compare a "straight edge" tool in English with the Norwegian "rettholt." You might also see "straight ruler" but from Googling it that ihas much less use, and I haven't heard it used on this side of the Atlantic.
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Charles Ek
United States
Local time: 23:49
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4 +2straight edge
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straight edge


Explanation:
See the links below to compare a "straight edge" tool in English with the Norwegian "rettholt." You might also see "straight ruler" but from Googling it that ihas much less use, and I haven't heard it used on this side of the Atlantic.


    Reference: http://www.byggemarked.no/component/page,shop.product_detail...
    Reference: http://www.spesialverktoy.no/filesystem/2007/10/06_mal_og_me...
Charles Ek
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Local time: 23:49
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agree  jeffrey engberg: one can also say straightedge. This may also refer, not to a tool, but to a line set straight determined by a cement line that is the basis for measuring to the formation level (planum)
27 mins

agree  Anita Girard-Skarstein: I would recommend straightedge in terms of the spelling
17 hrs
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