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What do I call a curve of drug concentration vs. time if the concentration axis is on a log scale?

I have a number of curves of drug concentration vs. time. The time scale, on the horizontal (x) axis, is normal, while the concentration scale is logarithmic (the equidistant notches say 1000 ng/mL, ...
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Is there a specific word for financial records?

I'm writing a banking software that, using some accounts from a bank, show the records about it. They could be debt records (money leaving account) or credit records (money arriving). Is there a ...
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Two filtration systems form “a unified system”. Is this correct?

My translation from Russian: The filtration and filling process involves the use of two disposable systems: system 1 and system 2. Before being put into operation, the two systems are connected ...
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Need help in translating “cuciture armate” (armed seams?)

I need your help with translating the Italian builder's term "cucitura armata" in English, preferably the term should be technical. They are steel or iron rods inserted in structures which are at ...
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Word for “gradually removing the vacuum”

I'm translating a description of a lyophilization procedure. One of the sentences goes like this, in my translation: After keeping the samples in the vacuum for 24 hours, we gradually relieved the ...
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Looking for a common term for “non-circular pipe”

In Russia, there's a special term for a pipe that is not circular in its section: "a profiled pipe" (профильная труба). There's even a Wikipedia page for it: профильная труба. Such pipes come in a ...
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Phrase for describing a cable without a connector at the end

I've been translating a truck scale description in a business offer letter, and the specification table there, listing the five parts comprising the prospective order, says on line five: Cable for ...
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How to translate the mathematical term “dictionnaire des suivants et des précédents” in English?

There is a lack of references for graph theory translation from French to English, yet if you have some, let me know, I would appreciate it. I always have some difficulties to translate these ...
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The way to say eyesight

I'm Korean, and here, when we talk about eyesight, we say "My left eye is 1.5 and right eye is 1.0. The smaller the number is, the worse the eye is. Ex) 2.0 - perfect / 0.1 - too bad. need glasses. ...
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What is the right term for a “transferred” force?

Imagine you pull a rope grabbing it with your hands. What happens is, that due to friction you can "transfer" a force onto the rope. This force is actually limited to a maximum force which can be "...