# Tableau de croisement

## English translation: Table

 13:13 Jun 10, 2013
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers (general) / Tables
 French term or phrase: Tableau de croisement I don't know if the author has chosen the most accurate term here, so I do not necessarily feel I have to translate "tableau de croisement" if that is not what is actually referred to. In fact, the complete heading is "Tableau de croisement Menace/Objectif", under which we have a simple table, in Word, with Objectives on the Y axis and Threats on the X axis and a little diamond symbol in the relevant cells where a given Objective goes with a given Threat, a bit like this: M_Rôle de confiance M_Journalisation O.SERVICES ♦ ♦ O.ADMINISTRATION ♦ ♦ It's that simple. So what do we call this in English? Comparative table? All insights and suggestions appreciated!
 Local time: 02:38
 English translation:Table Explanation:In any "real" document not written by a mathematician, this would simply be called a table. As in "Thread/Objective Table".
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Terry Richards
France
Local time: 02:38
 Thanks.4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

3 +1Table
 Terry Richards
4pivot table
 Khwansuree DEROLLEPOT
4matrix
 ob1knby
4Cross-reference chart
 B D Finch
3Punnett Square
 Daniel Morgan (X)
3cross table
 Sheri P

Discussion entries: 1

4 mins   confidence:
pivot table

Explanation:
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Note added at 5 mins (2013-06-10 13:19:08 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pivot_table

 Khwansuree DEROLLEPOTFranceLocal time: 02:38Works in fieldNative speaker of: Thai

neutral  B D Finch: Only if it is derived from and can be manipulated from a spreadsheet.
 1 hr

11 mins   confidence:
cross table

Explanation:
Another possibility
http://stn.spotfire.com/spotfire_client_help/cross/cross_wha...

 Sheri PUnited StatesLocal time: 20:38Native speaker of: English

13 mins   confidence:
Punnett Square

Explanation:
I'll give this a medium confidence rating as at the moment I'm just seeing it in Wikipedia, but it'll be a good start. It may have a more generic name as well. I haven't personally come across the term before.

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Note added at 16 mins (2013-06-10 13:30:17 GMT)
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Here's another example: http://etang-sur-la-touze.com/genetique.htm

The bolded heading above the diagram ("Illustration en tableau de croisement des gênes...)

Reference: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89chiquier_de_Punnett
 Daniel Morgan (X)FranceLocal time: 02:38Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: English

neutral  B D Finch: A Punnett square is specifically used for genetics.
 58 mins
-> After seeing the results, it didn't fit the scenario here. The name was the same though so it was worth putting it on the table, even if to disregard.

30 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
Table

Explanation:
In any "real" document not written by a mathematician, this would simply be called a table. As in "Thread/Objective Table".

 Terry RichardsFranceLocal time: 02:38Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 44
 Thanks.
 Asker: Thank you - just the type of answer I was looking for, what a "real" person would say. However, see discussion entry above.

agree
 1 hr

1 hr   confidence:
Cross-reference chart

Explanation:
I'd use the term "chart" rather than "table" because it doesn't have numbers. However, you could use either term. Chart just sounds simpler.

 B D FinchFranceLocal time: 02:38Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 32
 Asker: This definitely could have worked too.

1 day 17 hrs   confidence:
matrix

Explanation:
a little bit late.. but that's how I would translate

 ob1knbyItalyLocal time: 02:38Works in fieldNative speaker of: English, Italian

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