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08:02 Apr 3, 2008
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / lathes
French term or phrase: lunette à compas
consider the translation into english of this expression associated to the usage of face turning
Enrique Wulff
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Summary of answers provided
2compass lens
raj_gup
2compass glasses
Jean Claude Aciman


  

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compass glasses


Explanation:
I guess

Jean Claude Aciman
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8 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
compass lens


Explanation:
but don't see the relation to turning...unless its a magnifying glass on a compass(caliper) - which doesn't make much sense either.

Or could it be the dial indicator of the lathe?

hope this helps.

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