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English translation: depression

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French term or phrase:flache
English translation:depression
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10:20 Oct 25, 2007
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French term or phrase: flache
From a road building project in Africa:

Les moellons employés en parement seront choisis et dégrossis de manière à ne présenter ni saillie ni flache de plus de 3 cm par rapport au plan de l'ouvrage.
chamito
Local time: 18:45
depression
Explanation:
Usually set of "negative out of plane-ness" in road (a depression where water will pool), but "parement" here suggests it is in a wall.

"Déflachage", for example (sometimes they spell it "flash"), is "filling in of (incipient) potholes".
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Local time: 19:45
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depression


Explanation:
Usually set of "negative out of plane-ness" in road (a depression where water will pool), but "parement" here suggests it is in a wall.

"Déflachage", for example (sometimes they spell it "flash"), is "filling in of (incipient) potholes".

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