Re: Style - Arms Length

Subject: Re: Style - Arms Length
From: Carol Gilbert <cgilbert -at- cal -dot- berkeley -dot- edu>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 16:39:50 -0700

Webster New World Dictionary said, "arm's length". - Carol Gilbert
On Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at 08:34 AM, Bennett Atkinson wrote:

What is the proper technical style for the phrase "arms length"? EXAMPLE:
Inspections must be performed at a distance no greater than arms length from
the widget.

I have three possibilities:
a. arms length,
b. arm's length, and
c. arms-length.


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