real estate

French translation: espace utile

11:01 Oct 3, 2018
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Patents / (in a patent) a security device for bank notes
English term or phrase: real estate
Whilst this has certain advantages in that larger lenses can be used thereby enabling more complex images and effects to be produced, the disadvantage of such a configuration is that the feature occupies real estate on both sides of the polymer bank note and yet enables imagery to be projected from one side of the polymer bank note only. That is, the micro-optical effects are typically only able to be viewed from one side of the banknote, namely the side with the lenses even though they occupy space on both sides of the substrate.

Furthermore, the real estate occupied by the image elements typically cannot be overprinted with typical bank note design artwork because to do so would compromise the appearance of the optical effects, viewable from the lens side only.
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French translation:espace utile
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Renvi Ulrich
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Renvi Ulrich

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
espace utile


Renvi Ulrich
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agree  B D Finch: Better than the rather silly English term!
13 mins
  -> Merci B D!

agree  Tony M: A horribly over-used buzzword!
24 mins
  -> Thanks Tony!

agree  Christian Fournier: encore que "surface utile" de Renate me semble convenir également
3 hrs
  -> Merci Christian. "surface utile" est une autre bonne option, en effet.

agree  Eliza Hall: je suis d'accord avec Christian.
8 hrs
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