croix potencée

English translation: crutch cross or cross potent

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French term or phrase:croix potencée
English translation:crutch cross or cross potent
Entered by: Cathy Rosamond

13:02 Sep 2, 2020
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Patents / patent
French term or phrase: croix potencée
Système de construction d’un module d’un bâtiment

*** Système selon la revendication 2, où la croix d’un élément noyau (1) est une croix potencée dont les bras principaux (6) se terminent à leurs extrémités par des projections transversales (7) en T.
imene souissi
Tunisia
cross potent or crutch cross
Explanation:
"A cross potent (plural: crosses potent), also known as a crutch cross, is a form of heraldic cross with crossbars at the four ends. In French, it is known as croix potencée, "
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross_potent
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Cathy Rosamond
French Guiana
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4 +2cross potent or crutch cross
Cathy Rosamond
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Althea Draper

  

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cross potent or crutch cross


Explanation:
"A cross potent (plural: crosses potent), also known as a crutch cross, is a form of heraldic cross with crossbars at the four ends. In French, it is known as croix potencée, "
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cross_potent

Cathy Rosamond
French Guiana
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4
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Asker: thank you


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Althea Draper: The cross-section in the reference diagrams does look like a cross potent shape
32 mins
  -> Thanks Althea.

agree  philgoddard: I'd go for "crutch cross". "Cross potent" is purely heraldic terminology - hence the adjective after the noun.
42 mins
  -> Thanks Phil.
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31 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Reference

Reference information:
The first reference is (what I believe to be) the patent

https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2019202498A1/fr?q=une cr...

and the second is further information on the patent which contains some diagrams showing the 'croix potencée' in figures 1 to 7B

https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/d3/05/a0/6bc4dfe...


    https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2019202498A1/fr?q=une+croix+potenc%C3%A9e+dont+les+bras+principaux&oq=une+croix+potenc%C3%A9e+dont+les+b
    https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/d3/05/a0/6bc4dfea8676f4/WO2019202498A1.pdf
Althea Draper
United Kingdom
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Note to reference poster
Asker: agree thank you


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agree  philgoddard
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