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04:35 May 17, 2000
French to French translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: OVI
What does the acronym stand for in French? In English, it means Optically Variable Device (OVD). Thanks.
Val Franc-Houge

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4OVI Optical Variable Ink EOV Encre Optique Variable
Steven Geller
na +1(encre) OVIAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.



247 days peer agreement (net): +1
(encre) OVI

optical variable device (OVD)= témoin optique

DOMAINE : photo-électricité et optique électronique

Il s'agit d'une encre qui change de couleur selon l'inclinaison du billet (bleu/vert pour les billets français et vert/noir pour les nouveaux billets américains)

dans ce contexte, on parle aussi d'encres OVS (Optical Variable Shade = teinte optique variable)

    TERMIUM, Internet
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 15:31
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agree  xxxAbu Amaal: encre optiquement variable:
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OVI Optical Variable Ink EOV Encre Optique Variable

Termium gives:

OVI = optical variable ink

OBS - Terminology used by Citizenship and Immigration Canada

EOV = encre optique variable

Terminologie employée par Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada

Au plaisir

Steven Geller
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