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Re: [Czechlist] term: n/e in excavation/sewer project???

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  • Terminus Technicus
    Thanks Simon, very impressive, I hadn t thought of that.... hope it s the right meaning, I have no way to check, but nothing better to go by, they may be in
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 27, 2004
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      Thanks Simon,

      very impressive, I hadn't thought of that.... hope it's the right meaning, I
      have no way to check, but nothing better to go by, they may be in trouble in
      Lybia if we got it wrong, though :)

      Thanks again

      M


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      From: "vollams" <vollams@...>
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      Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 2:53 PM
      Subject: RE: [Czechlist] term: n/e in excavation/sewer project???


      > > Depth n/e 2 m deep to invert
      > > Exc. 3 and n/e 4 m to invert
      > > Exc. 5 and n/e 6 m to invert
      > > ...
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      > I'm no expert, but the Concise OED defines invert as "an inverted arch,
      > as at the bottom of a sewer". And my stavebni slovnik suggests "dno
      > (napr. stoky)". I guess the abbreviations 'exc.' and 'n/e' stand for
      > 'exceeding' and 'not exceeding' respectively.
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