skim off

French translation: le soleil rasant

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English term or phrase:skim off
French translation:le soleil rasant
Entered by: Sylvie LE BRAS

15:33 Jun 12, 2018
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: skim off
Exercise is no racket:
There's nothing like seeing the sun ***skim off*** a freshly manicured golf green, the smell of freshly opened tennis balls or the coolness of the first dip into a swimming pool.

je pense à "se lever"

merci pour vos idées
Sylvie LE BRAS
France
Local time: 11:51
le soleil rasant
Explanation:
Pour aller avec le terrain de golf fraîchement tondu

Rasant
OPT. [En parlant d'un rayon lumineux] Qui effleure une surface avec un angle d'incidence très faible. Incidence*, lumière* rasante.
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Gabrielle Garneau
Canada
Local time: 05:51
Grading comment
Merci, Gabrielle, belle association !
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Summary of answers provided
3 +3effleure(nt)
Bernard M
2 +3glissent sur la surface
Claire N.
3le soleil rasant
Gabrielle Garneau


Discussion entries: 10





  

Answers


1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +3
glissent sur la surface


Explanation:
"les rayons du soleil glissent..."



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Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-12 16:44:22 GMT)
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Définition du mot "skim"
: to pass swiftly or lightly over

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skim

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Note added at 1 hr (2018-06-12 16:46:13 GMT)
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a : to pass lightly or hastily : glide or skip along, above, or near a surface
(même référence)

Claire N.
Local time: 05:51
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 15

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Philippe Etienne
13 mins
  -> Merci!

agree  katsy
51 mins
  -> Merci!

agree  AllegroTrans
3 hrs
  -> Thanks
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
effleure(nt)


Explanation:
Une suggestion

CNTRL : "Passer tout près de quelque chose; raser la surface de quelque chose sans l'entamer; toucher légèrement quelque chose"

"Du pâle azur d'un ciel légèrement vaporeux descend une lumière adoucie, qui effleure les toitures sans les inonder. Amiel, Journal,1866, p. 248."

Bernard M
France
Local time: 11:51
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 33

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Claire N.
44 mins
  -> Merci !

agree  katsy
15 hrs
  -> Merci !

agree  Elisabeth Gootjes
1 day 15 hrs
  -> Merci !
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9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
le soleil rasant


Explanation:
Pour aller avec le terrain de golf fraîchement tondu

Rasant
OPT. [En parlant d'un rayon lumineux] Qui effleure une surface avec un angle d'incidence très faible. Incidence*, lumière* rasante.


    Reference: http://www.cnrtl.fr/definition/rasant
Gabrielle Garneau
Canada
Local time: 05:51
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
Grading comment
Merci, Gabrielle, belle association !
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