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2011-09-20 12:54:47

Metrologists are measurement artists who are very precise - in the case of the Boltzmann constant up to the sixth decimal place.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.