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Passive Maglev

French translation: sustentation magnétique passive

English term or phrase:Passive Maglev
French translation:sustentation magnétique passive
Entered by: Latifa Saalaoui

10:35 Feb 27, 2019
English to French translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology / Cardiac Surgery
English term or phrase: Passive Maglev
Bonjour à tous !

Le terme "maglev" me pose problème ici, j'arrive pas à trouver ce que ça signifie dans ce contexte :

The pump's passive maglev with hydrodynamic bearings means there's no need for electronic sensors or mechanical bearings

Latifa Saalaoui
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sustentation magnétique passive
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florence metzger
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3 +1sustentation magnétique passive
florence metzger
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Maglev - usual English meaning
Eliza Hall

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passive maglev
sustentation magnétique passive

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florence metzger
Local time: 15:50
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Merci Florence!
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agree  GILOU: magnetic levitation
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Reference: Maglev - usual English meaning

Reference information:
Usually we're talking about maglev trains, but the Wikipedia link has details on the technology in general. The other link includes the entire term.
Eliza Hall
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