hache rentrante

English translation: L-shaped

18:22 Jul 31, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Surveying
French term or phrase: hache rentrante
Does anyone know what this expression used in describing a plot of land might be?

The sentence is:
Au sud-est par un pan coupé à l'intersection de la rue xxx et de la rue xxx sur quatre mètres quinze centimètres, par la rue xxx sur seize mètres dix huit centimètres et dix sept mètres quarante cinq centimètres, par hache rentrante d'une ancienne propriété CRAKE respectivement sur trente trois mètres vingt cinq centimètres ... and so on
Marc Vitale
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:50
English translation:L-shaped
Explanation:
Elle fait H (écrit hache) : se dit d'une parcelle avec une partie en travers


An L-Shaped Piece Of Land Of 45.50 Acres, More Or Less, ...
www.conversetx.net/7_Council_Documents/ca070515.htm

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Image

http://koechlin.waika9.com/mots/champs.htm

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:28:47 GMT)
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L-shaped Plot :

is a large L-shaped land plot which has been divided into plots of varying sizes. The land was previously used for agriculture hence its name. ...
www.holprop.com/s/BR111439/sale-2.asp?site=1&c=y&sess=40820...

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:29:31 GMT)
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L-shaped parcel :

The 'L' shaped land parcel rises from the sand dunes of a coastal reserve… ... Cleared 1/4 acre parcel of land situated on Eagleview road Nubeena on ...
www.realestate.com.au/directory/land_for_sale/tas/east_hoba...

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I can't tell whether the hache sortante is a forwards or reverse "L".


a reverse “L” shaped. parcel that was platted for commercial use as the “Ken Plaza ...
www.davie-fl.gov/Gen/DavieFL_CouncilAgn/Archives/PDFs/2001/...

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:33:27 GMT)
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It seems if the "hache rentrante" is a downward-pointing "hache", it will be what English would call a "reversed L-shape" (or backward "L").

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:36:30 GMT)
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Robert Frankling
Local time: 07:50
Grading comment
Thanks Robert for your very helpful suggestion.
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4 +1L-shaped
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L-shaped


Explanation:
Elle fait H (écrit hache) : se dit d'une parcelle avec une partie en travers


An L-Shaped Piece Of Land Of 45.50 Acres, More Or Less, ...
www.conversetx.net/7_Council_Documents/ca070515.htm

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:27:04 GMT)
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Image

http://koechlin.waika9.com/mots/champs.htm

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:28:47 GMT)
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L-shaped Plot :

is a large L-shaped land plot which has been divided into plots of varying sizes. The land was previously used for agriculture hence its name. ...
www.holprop.com/s/BR111439/sale-2.asp?site=1&c=y&sess=40820...

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:29:31 GMT)
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L-shaped parcel :

The 'L' shaped land parcel rises from the sand dunes of a coastal reserve… ... Cleared 1/4 acre parcel of land situated on Eagleview road Nubeena on ...
www.realestate.com.au/directory/land_for_sale/tas/east_hoba...

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:31:15 GMT)
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I can't tell whether the hache sortante is a forwards or reverse "L".


a reverse “L” shaped. parcel that was platted for commercial use as the “Ken Plaza ...
www.davie-fl.gov/Gen/DavieFL_CouncilAgn/Archives/PDFs/2001/...

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:33:27 GMT)
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It seems if the "hache rentrante" is a downward-pointing "hache", it will be what English would call a "reversed L-shape" (or backward "L").

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-31 19:36:30 GMT)
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Robert Frankling
Local time: 07:50
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks Robert for your very helpful suggestion.

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