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French translation: nappe phréatique

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English term or phrase:water table
French translation:nappe phréatique
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01:58 Aug 29, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: water table
ouvrage de jardinage, partie drainage
explique que le WATER TABLE est cette partie du sous-sol généralement envahie par l'eau 6 mois de l'année - et que si trop près de la surface, il va falloir évacuer l'excédent d'eau
n'y a-t-il rien d'autre que NAPPE PHRÉATIQUE comme traduction ?
c'est peut-être de l'ignorance de ma part, mais j'ai tendance à situer ça plus profondément (que dans un jardin-il en parle comme si c'était courant)
merci
Catherine Sobecki
Local time: 00:19
nappe phréatique
Explanation:
Je ne vois rien d'autre. Webster donne la définition: the upper limit of the portion of the ground wholly saturated with water.
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Maya Jurt
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Local time: 00:19
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na +1la nappe phréatique
mckinnc
nanappe phréatique
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5 mins peer agreement (net): +1
la nappe phréatique


Explanation:
That's definitely what they're talking about. This can be very close to the surface.

mckinnc
Local time: 00:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  Guereau: Also "nappe aquifère"
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5 mins
nappe phréatique


Explanation:
Je ne vois rien d'autre. Webster donne la définition: the upper limit of the portion of the ground wholly saturated with water.


Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 00:19
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 491
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