gehalte

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with German Gehalt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣə.ˈɦɑltə/
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  • Hyphenation: ge‧hal‧te

Noun[edit]

gehalte n (plural gehalten or gehaltes, diminutive gehaltetje n)

  1. content (numerical, as a fraction of a whole)
    Als het CO2-gehalte in het bloed daalt, we spreken van hypocapnie.[1] — If the CO2-content in the blood falls, we speak of hypocapnia.
  2. value, purity (if higher fractional content (of a valuable metal in an alloy) equals higher purity, less impurity; thus, higher value (of the alloy as a whole, per unit of weight))
    Goudgehalte wordt in karaat uitgedrukt, waarbij 24 karaat 100% is.[2] — The purity of gold is expressed in carat, where 24 carat is 100%.