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French translation: barres de flèches inférieures

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English term or phrase:lower spreaders
French translation:barres de flèches inférieures
Entered by: xxxExalon
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12:08 Oct 17, 2002
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: lower spreaders
(adjustments made to a sailing boat)'Removal of the lower spreaders and diamonds to reduce weight and windage aloft. These have been replaced with aft lowers and a baby stay.'
xxxExalon
Local time: 21:40
barres de flèches inférieures
Explanation:
Domaine(s)
  – Pleasure Boating and Yachting
  – Outfitting of Ships
Domaine(s)
  – Yachting et navigation de
plaisance
  – Armement et gréement
 
spreader Source CORRECT,
VOIR FICHE

barre de flèche Source
CORRECT, FÉM

barre traversière Source
FÉM, VIEILLI

DEF – A wood or aluminum
strut that stands sideways (or
is angled slightly aft) on a
mast and through which a
shroud passes. This controls
athwartships bend in the
spar. Source

CONT – Horizontal spars
fitted on a mast to spread the
shrouds for more effective
bracing are called spreaders.
Source

OBS – Generally used in the
plural. Source

OBS – spreader: term also
used in sailing. Source

DEF – Autrefois dénommées
barres traversières, ce sont
des entretoises placées
latéralement entre un mât et
son gréement. Sou
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GILOU
France
Local time: 21:40
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Merci Gilles, I couldn't have done it without your help!
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barres de flèches inférieures


Explanation:
Domaine(s)
  – Pleasure Boating and Yachting
  – Outfitting of Ships
Domaine(s)
  – Yachting et navigation de
plaisance
  – Armement et gréement
 
spreader Source CORRECT,
VOIR FICHE

barre de flèche Source
CORRECT, FÉM

barre traversière Source
FÉM, VIEILLI

DEF – A wood or aluminum
strut that stands sideways (or
is angled slightly aft) on a
mast and through which a
shroud passes. This controls
athwartships bend in the
spar. Source

CONT – Horizontal spars
fitted on a mast to spread the
shrouds for more effective
bracing are called spreaders.
Source

OBS – Generally used in the
plural. Source

OBS – spreader: term also
used in sailing. Source

DEF – Autrefois dénommées
barres traversières, ce sont
des entretoises placées
latéralement entre un mât et
son gréement. Sou

GILOU
France
Local time: 21:40
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 338
Grading comment
Merci Gilles, I couldn't have done it without your help!

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Changes made by editors
Mar 19, 2011 - Changes made by Stéphanie Soudais:
Term askedlower spreaders (+rest of sentence) » lower spreaders
Field (specific)(none) » Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Field (write-in)nautical » (none)


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