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keying

French translation: dégrossir

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07:19 Aug 3, 2004
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: keying
Context :

PISTON SCALERS: APPLICATIONS

Preparation of poured concrete prior to the second pour "keying".

Any idea ?

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French translation:dégrossir
Explanation:
I'm not sure if 'dégrossir' is the exact word in your context, 'to key' means to provide a rough surface upon which the finished surface may adhere, often the 'dégrossissage' uses coarse sand to provide such a 'key'
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Graham macLachlan
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4 +2dégrossir
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dégrossir


Explanation:
I'm not sure if 'dégrossir' is the exact word in your context, 'to key' means to provide a rough surface upon which the finished surface may adhere, often the 'dégrossissage' uses coarse sand to provide such a 'key'

Graham macLachlan
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