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English translation: "sowing" — distribution

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13:13 Jul 3, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Energy / Power Generation
French term or phrase: semi
"En effet le *semi* de centrales de production d'énergie électrique... a pour consequence de répartir les risques de production"
I have no idea what ths means. Is it a typo?
chris collister
France
Local time: 01:47
English translation:"sowing" — distribution
Explanation:
Chirs, could it possibly be just this? The fact that the power plants are sprinkled around all over the place, so the risk of failure is spread.

just a thought!

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Note added at 8 mins (2008-07-03 13:22:01 GMT)
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Or of course, it might mean 'divided between coal, oil, gas, nuclear, etc.'
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Tony M
France
Local time: 01:47
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sew now I know...
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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semi > semis
"sowing" — distribution


Explanation:
Chirs, could it possibly be just this? The fact that the power plants are sprinkled around all over the place, so the risk of failure is spread.

just a thought!

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Note added at 8 mins (2008-07-03 13:22:01 GMT)
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Or of course, it might mean 'divided between coal, oil, gas, nuclear, etc.'

Tony M
France
Local time: 01:47
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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sew now I know...

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agree  mchd: exactly Tony ! power plants are set up everywhere
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