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English translation: Polarización

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Spanish term or phrase:pol
English translation:Polarización
Entered by: xxxPaul Roige
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03:52 Dec 5, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: pol
...azúcar blanca refinada con un mínimo contenido de pol de alrededor de 99,8 es definida...

What is pol in this context? I'm a bit out of my depth in the sugar refinery.
Peter Spence
Local time: 18:03
Polarización
Explanation:
Hola. Check this out: "Commercial sugars are classified according to their purity, which is measured in degrees of polarization (pol.) with a polarimeter; purity ranges from 0° pol., signifying a total absence of sugar (as in distilled water, for example), to 100° pol., indicating pure sucrose."
"... de centrífugas en la cristalización del azúcar terminó por producir una ... sino según el grado de polarización (pol) alcanzado." (2nd link).
Hope it helps :)
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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 00:03
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LinguaVox
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Polarización


Explanation:
Hola. Check this out: "Commercial sugars are classified according to their purity, which is measured in degrees of polarization (pol.) with a polarimeter; purity ranges from 0° pol., signifying a total absence of sugar (as in distilled water, for example), to 100° pol., indicating pure sucrose."
"... de centrífugas en la cristalización del azúcar terminó por producir una ... sino según el grado de polarización (pol) alcanzado." (2nd link).
Hope it helps :)


    Reference: http://www.cup.org/Books/kiple/sugar.htm
    bochica.banrep.gov.co/blaavirtual/boleti1/bol45/bol45c2.htm
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 00:03
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 442

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Yolanda Broad
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1 hr
Pol


Explanation:
"POL
The apparent sucrose content of any substance expressed as a percentage by mass and determined by the single or direct polarisation method. The term is used as if it were a real substance."

Have a look about this glossary about sugar terms:

http://www.sugartech.co.za/definitions/

Hope this helps with your "sweet" translation!


    Reference: http://www.sugartech.co.za/definitions/
LinguaVox
Spain
Local time: 00:03
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 154

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