plages solaires

English translation: Solar beaches

11:41 Jul 2, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: plages solaires
"plages solaires" in an indoor sports complex- are they sunbeds maybe ?
Derek
English translation:Solar beaches
Explanation:
They are called solar beaches, where sunlight is let in so as to create a soalr beach like atmosphere.Under the website given below, you will notice the pfotograph of a sport complex type structure and it is captiones " Solar Beach Home". Evidently it is for tanning purpose.
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naSolar beaches
Telesforo Fernandez (X)
naBeg pardon,
Heathcliff
natanning beds
Heathcliff
nasun beach solarium
Jesús Paredes


  

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sun beach solarium


Explanation:
I also found "Sun beach (solarium)", so I gather you can also say just "sun beach". You can have a look at the following websites.


    Reference: http://www.moray-leisure-centre.co.uk/relax.htm
    Reference: http://www.scottishholidays.net/grampian_aberdeen/elgin/leis...
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tanning beds


Explanation:
Originally a trade name, the phrase has found its way into general (American) English usage (in much the same way as kleenex, thermos, et al.). -- Best, HC


    Reference: http://www.tanningbed.bom
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Beg pardon,


Explanation:
that should be "tanningbed.com," of course.

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Solar beaches


Explanation:
They are called solar beaches, where sunlight is let in so as to create a soalr beach like atmosphere.Under the website given below, you will notice the pfotograph of a sport complex type structure and it is captiones " Solar Beach Home". Evidently it is for tanning purpose.


    Reference: http://www.architeam.com/page34.htm
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