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TO ISOLATE ......TO

French translation: sectionner

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11:06 Feb 20, 2006
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / climatisation / pipework
English term or phrase: TO ISOLATE ......TO
In the sentence
TO ISOLATE CHILLED WATER TO 1 OFF EXISTING UNIT

The document is a description of the renovation/restoration works, and relates to the installation of a new climatisation system
Laurence Auffret
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:05
French translation:sectionner
Explanation:
The baisc verb is probably just 'sectionner', or maybe 'couper' --- what's confusing here is the way it is worded in English. Maybe it'll help if I re-phrase the original:

"to isolate / shut off the chilled water supply to one existing unit..."
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Tony M
France
Local time: 13:05
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to isolate ......to
sectionner


Explanation:
The baisc verb is probably just 'sectionner', or maybe 'couper' --- what's confusing here is the way it is worded in English. Maybe it'll help if I re-phrase the original:

"to isolate / shut off the chilled water supply to one existing unit..."

Tony M
France
Local time: 13:05
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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