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23:06 Feb 19, 2005
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French to English translations [PRO]
Automotive / Cars & Trucks
French term or phrase: minoration
Sur pièce traitée thermiquement, on admet une minoration de cette caractéristique. (referring to a certain value in a table)
gad
United States
Local time: 16:46
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Summary of answers provided
5contraction
Leonid Gornik
3 +2some relaxation of this specification will be allowed
Tony M
4decrease
Elena Petelos
4reduction
JCEC
3reduction?Sandra Schlatter


Discussion entries: 3





  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
reduction


Explanation:
In this context.

JCEC
Canada
Local time: 16:46
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 28
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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
decrease


Explanation:
-

Elena Petelos
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:46
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
reduction?


Explanation:
diminishment
decrease

or any synonyme thereof...

Sandra Schlatter
Local time: 21:46
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
some relaxation of this specification will be allowed


Explanation:
Might be one way of expressing it...?

Tony M
France
Local time: 22:46
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mchd: absolutely perfect in this context !
6 hrs
  -> Many thank, MCHD! How kind... :-)

agree  JCEC
14 hrs
  -> Thanks, John!
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
contraction


Explanation:
contraction occurs in metal parts aftyer hot forming (die forging) and after heat treatment (see the reference below anmd many others).


    Reference: http://www.key-to-metals.com/Article93.htm
Leonid Gornik
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Local time: 13:46
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