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18:49 Oct 31, 2006
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Sports / Fitness / Recreation / cycle
English term or phrase: "nipple housing"
In a manual about a bike specifications.

In the section about "brakes"
In the sentence
"Pull the brake lever towards the handle bar to reveal the "nipple housing".
OR

Any assistance is appreciated.
Thank you.
Laurence Auffret
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:04
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Summary of answers provided
5embout
emmanuel radiguet
2 +1graisseur
Lucile Gourraud-Beyron


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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +1
nipple
graisseur


Explanation:
pourrait-il s'agir d'un endroit où on injecte un lubrifiant?

Lucile Gourraud-Beyron
Local time: 14:04
Native speaker of: French

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3 days6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
embout


Explanation:
l'embout est l'extremite du cable en forme de boule ou de "teton"

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Note added at 3 days10 hrs (2006-11-04 05:34:11 GMT)
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en fait je pense qu'il s'agit:
du logement pour l'embout du cable.
ce logement se trouve sur le levier de frein lui meme

emmanuel radiguet
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