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French to English Physics Translation Glossary

French term English translation
"en posant" if we assume
Entered by: Maria Popescu
action quantique de lumière quantum effect of light
acuité du pic sharpness of the peak
Entered by: Maria Popescu
angle solide de visée solid angle
autoporteur puck
Entered by: Didier Fourcot
émittance emittance
battement de fréquences frequency beating
calage adjustment
cale gauge block
caloporteur heat transfer
canon optique pulsed laser source
CEG caractéristique éléctrique génerale > general electrical specification
cliché printing plate
cloche acoustique/enceinte acoustique acoustic surround/enclosure
comportements originaux unusual behaviors
consigne set-point
Entered by: Maria Popescu
couteaux de droite right-hand blades
décalage Doppler Doppler effect/shift
Déglaceur De-icing unit / de-icer
Détecteur d’impulsions pulse detector
degré hygrométrique vs humidité relative both = relative humidity (RH)
descentes de courant amovibles power down-lead
dispositif de microbalance à élément oscillant an oscillating element microbalance
dispositif semiconducteur intégré de modulation de lumière ultrarapide integrated semiconductor device for extra-high-speed light modulation
Entered by: Tony M
distribution en taille distribution according to size
dose absorbée dose absorbed (by the human body)
effort global overall force
encombrement bulk
envelopper, enveloppe verbe: to envelop; n: envelope
filet liquide liquid trickle
Focalisation focusing
fond d’échelle full-scale value
Fond de puits well-bottom
fonds « vivants » live bottom
géométrie d\'onde inhomogène inhomogenous wave geometry
haut flux high flux
il est sans dimension et petit devant 1 it is dimensionless OR is without dimension and small with respect to 1
Entered by: Tony M
il s'agit de l'hypothèse à tester this is the hypothesis that needs to be tested
Entered by: Bertrand Leduc
imageur detector
indéformable, indéformabilité undeformable / undeformability
Entered by: Maria Popescu
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