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02:33 Apr 25, 2008
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Military / Defense
English term or phrase: sentry gun
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sentry_gun
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Canada
Local time: 06:46
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4arme en veille automatiqueChristopher Newell
4pièce à pointage automatique
irat56


  

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pièce à pointage automatique


Explanation:
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arme en veille automatique


Explanation:
"en veille" is used for an object that is on standby but will wake up on demand, but it also applies to sentries or watchmen ("veilleur de nuit" is a night-watchman).

Christopher Newell
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