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GROSS MASS [2 records]

Record 1 2006-11-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Synthetic Fabrics
DEF

The total mass of a consignment, or of any part of a consignment, including the fibre and the tare.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Textiles artificiels et synthétiques
CONT

[La masse est la] quantité de matière d'un corps qui s'exprime en kilogrammes (ou ses multiples ou sous-multiples) dans le système international d'unités; terme légal, normalisé, obligatoirement utilisé à la place de 'poids' dans les rapports d'essais; on rencontre les termes: masse brute, masse nette, masse commerciale, masse linéique, masse surfacique, masse volumique [...].

Spanish

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Record 2 - external organization data 1994-10-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Transport of Goods
  • Compartment - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
CONT

Each package whose mass exceeds 50 kg shall have plainly and durably marked on its outside surface its gross mass in kilograms.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transport de marchandises
  • Tiroir - Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire
CONT

[...] tout colis dont la masse excède 50 kg doit porter sur sa face extérieure, une indication de sa masse brute en kilogrammes, de manière apparente et durable.

Spanish

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