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tongue and groove

French translation: languette et rainure

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English term or phrase:tongue and groove
French translation:languette et rainure
Entered by: tinam966
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21:23 Jul 2, 2004
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase: tongue and groove
tongue and groove of two different units falling in place like pieces of puzzle
tinam966
languette et rainure
Explanation:
A joint made by a tongue on one edge of a board fitting into a corresponding groove on the edge of another board.
Tenon continu sur la rive d'une planche ((languette)) permettant l'assemblage avec la planche voisine, munie d'une longue entaille faite au bouvet ou à la rainoire ((rainure)).
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hodierne
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languette et rainure


Explanation:
A joint made by a tongue on one edge of a board fitting into a corresponding groove on the edge of another board.
Tenon continu sur la rive d'une planche ((languette)) permettant l'assemblage avec la planche voisine, munie d'une longue entaille faite au bouvet ou à la rainoire ((rainure)).

hodierne
France
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agree  Will Matter
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agree  Martine Brault
48 mins
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agree  Yolanda Broad
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agree  jemo
6 hrs
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agree  Sy HAY: or "rainure et languette", as you like
18 hrs
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agree  Genestelle: ok avec Sylvie - c'est l'expression usuelle
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agree  elysee: ok
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agree  xxxCHENOUMI: ~
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