retombé au plancher

17:37 May 17, 2018
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French to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Furniture / Household Appliances / Kitchen design
French term or phrase: retombé au plancher
This is a web site for a kitchen design company. One option is described as follows:

Îlot composé de deux comptoirs : du stratifié pour le comptoir-lunch et du quartz pour l'espace de travail avec ***retombé au plancher***.

(I'm not sure whether the word is "retombé" or "retombée" but in the text it appears as "retombé".)

Wyley Powell
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Summary of answers provided
3extendable/drop down extension
Verginia Ophof
3waterfall counter

Discussion entries: 4



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waterfall counter

It could be a waterfall counter, or a waterfall island in the case of a free standing kitchen island. Also referred to as a "riser", but this seems rare.

Example sentence(s):
  • "It isn’t quite as easy to bang your hip into a waterfall counter as one where the edge juts out on its own."
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extendable/drop down extension


Example sentence(s):
  • pull-out, pull down, extending, foldable, concealed, disguised and dual-use dining solutions to suit just about any space.

Verginia Ophof
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neutral  Simon BOURN: Not sure, as "retombée au plancher" does not imply an accessory with moveable parts. It's a permanent fixture.
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