19:25 Sep 1, 2011
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French to English translations [PRO]
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French term or phrase: cold-dogs
In this context:

* contenu selon coefficient de groupage : quantité, disposition, cold-dogs

It is a text regarding checks that need to be carried out in a packaging plant. I have never heard this term before. I suspect that it is an Anglicism as it can't be anything else but I'm hesitant to just put it in as cold-dogs as it could be totally different in English and sometimes happens.

Marie-Helene Dubois
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cold dogs

It's an English phrase, meaning a frozen pad used in refrigerated transportation.

Example sentence(s):
  • On those occasions that I do bleaching trays for my patients, I order 15% carbamyl peroxide. It comes shipped to me from a well-known manufacturer in a styrofoam cooler with cold
  • Frozen pads (cold dogs). Pads are dry. Refrigerate for a short time; freezing the pads takes a long tim

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