the cylinder oscillates towards and away from the needles

French translation: oscille en un mouvement de va-et-vient

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English term or phrase:the cylinder oscillates towards and away from the needles
French translation:oscille en un mouvement de va-et-vient
Entered by: Guylaine Ingram

19:57 Oct 25, 2004
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / Jacquard
English term or phrase: the cylinder oscillates towards and away from the needles
Facile et pourtant je n'arrive pas à trouver une jolie tournure ! Merci !!

'vers l'avant et vers l'arrière' ne convient pas car en fait il oscille en s'approchant des aiguilles puis en s'en éloignant.
Guylaine Ingram
United States
Local time: 09:37
oscille en un mouvement de va-et-vient
Explanation:
c'est ce que j'ai de mieux à l'esprit à l'instant.
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Arroger
Canada
Local time: 10:37
Grading comment
ça me va ! Merci !!
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oscille en un mouvement de va-et-vient


Explanation:
c'est ce que j'ai de mieux à l'esprit à l'instant.

Arroger
Canada
Local time: 10:37
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 11
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ça me va ! Merci !!
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