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    JACEK1 is offline Member
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    Default Deviating from this

    It is me again!

    The whole sentence reads as follows:

    Deviating from this, the absorber will be delivered in several parts to the shipyard.

    The sentence is taken from a manual about a system aimed at removing sulphur from exhaust gases.

    It seems to me that "deviating from this" simply means "apart/aside from this".

    I am afraid an electronic version is not available.

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: Deviating from this

    We need to know what 'this' is.

    What is the previous sentence, which might explain it.

    Rover

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    Default Re: Deviating from this

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    It is me again!

    The whole sentence reads as follows:

    Deviating from this, the absorber will be delivered in several parts to the shipyard.

    The sentence is taken from a manual about a system aimed at removing sulphur from exhaust gases.

    It seems to me that "deviating from this" simply means "apart/aside from this".

    I am afraid an electronic version is not available.

    Thank you.
    This sentence obviously follows on from something that explains what "this" is.

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    Default Re: Deviating from this

    I hasten to reply. The text that precedes the sentence in question is as follows:
    3.2 Fabrication process
    In general all parts of the system will be fabricated checked and coated in the sub supplier’s factory.

    Could someone tell me if "deviating from this" simply means "apart/aside from this".
    Last edited by JACEK1; 23-Feb-2013 at 13:45.

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    Default Re: Deviating from this

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    I hasten to reply. The text that precedes the sentence in question is as follows:
    3.2 Fabrication process
    In general all parts of the system will be fabricated checked and coated in the sub supplier’s factory.

    Could someone tell me if "deviating from this" simply means "apart/aside from this".
    Sort of. It is describing a deviation from the general statement given.

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