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liquide de batterie

English translation: battery fluid


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08:58 Aug 13, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: liquide de batterie
automobile context
English translation:battery fluid
This is the term I've heard used in English
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na +3battery fluidmckinnc
nadistilled waterxxxkeithb
naBattery liquid



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Battery liquid

or Liquids of battery

Local time: 15:44
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battery fluid

This is the term I've heard used in English

Local time: 14:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 922

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  lcmolinari: definitely fluid is used in English, not liquid
8 mins

agree  Parrot
41 mins

disagree  1964: used even as liquid batteries, fluid also used
43 mins

agree  Lucien Marcelet
47 mins

agree  Tony M: definitely fluid
48 mins
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distilled water

in an automobile context one would normally add "eau démineralisée" to the existing battery acid, donc distilled water. I wouldn't be surprised if we've started calling it "battery fluid" - that would put the price up...

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