outils animés ou non animés

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French term or phrase:outils animés ou non animés
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Entered by: Ronald van Riet

14:31 May 9, 2011
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / porte-outil polyvalent
French term or phrase: outils animés ou non animés
Le MODUSTAR® est le seul porte-outils polyvalent du marché, capable de porter et de faire travailler deux outils animés ou non animés simultanément.

Illustrated by a photo of a large piece of farm machinery, drawn by a tractor.
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Explanation:
An "outil animé" is powered by the tractor, in the sense that its moving parts are driven by gears connected to the tractor, an "outil non animé" is one that has no such linkage, for example a simple plough.

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gears connected to the tractor engine that is...
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Explanation:
An "outil animé" is powered by the tractor, in the sense that its moving parts are driven by gears connected to the tractor, an "outil non animé" is one that has no such linkage, for example a simple plough.

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Note added at 7 mins (2011-05-09 14:39:00 GMT)
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gears connected to the tractor engine that is...

Ronald van Riet
Local time: 05:53
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agree  chris farmer
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agree  philgoddard: Or machines.
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agree  David Goward
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