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French translation: atmosphere

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19:23 Feb 13, 2005
English to French translations [PRO]
Business/Commerce (general)
English term or phrase: ATM
C'est une description d'une montre.

Metallic color case with matching canvas bankd. High accuracy quartz movement. Mineral crystal scratch resistant lens. 1 ATM water-resistant & shock proof. Bright colored comfort-touch canvas bank and compass.
Local time: 17:31
French translation:atmosphere
to explain the water pressure it can resist
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Finn Skovgaard
Local time: 23:31
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4 +8atmosphere
Finn Skovgaard
5 +1bar



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to explain the water pressure it can resist

Finn Skovgaard
Local time: 23:31
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in category: 15
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neutral  DocteurPC: maybe, unless it's a watch that allows you to do your banking transactions directly : ATM ;-)
9 mins
  -> In that case, it would have been ATW (Automatic Teller Watch) :-)

agree  Ryszard Matuszewski
13 mins

agree  1045
24 mins

35 mins

agree  Dr Sue Levy: étanche jusqu'à 1 atmosphère http://www.rodaniacanada.com/francais/technical.html
38 mins

agree  Merline: DocteurPC, c'est une autre sorte d'ATM :)
2 hrs

agree  jacrav
2 hrs

agree  xxxpierre1881
5 hrs

agree  Demosthene
13 hrs
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1

L´étanchéité à l´eau se mesure en bars. Une unité de pression (1 bar) est équivalent à 1 atmosphère (ATM).

1 bar équivalent à 1 atmosphère (atm).

Local time: 17:31
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 91

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Demosthene: le bar équivaut à 0,965 atmosphères, mais y est globalement assimilé
11 hrs
  -> Merci pour la précision. Mes connaissances là-dessus se limitent à ma rechecher d'hier sur Google :-)

agree  Finn Skovgaard: Technically correct. But for a description of a consumer product, chances are that "atmosphere" is better understood than "bar".
13 hrs
  -> Thanks, and you are right about using the popular term in that matter.
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