coupe-type

English translation: type sections

13:09 Aug 14, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: coupe-type
Included in a list of reports the contractor is expected to provide at the end of an engineering study:

- un jeu de plans à des échelles adéquates (plan d'implantation, profils en long, coupe-types et plans de détails) permettant la compréhension de l'ensemble des ouvrages de protection

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RG
Roseanne Gaspari
United States
Local time: 02:47
English translation:type sections
Explanation:
these are cross-sections at places selected to show the nature of the ground and the work proposed
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Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 02:47
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Thanks very much!

RG
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Summary of answers provided
nastandard section
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
natype sections
Guy Bray
natypical (geological) section
Parrot


  

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14 mins
typical (geological) section


Explanation:
or cross-section. This is what I gather from the following web page on tertiary sites:
www.citeweb.net/montagne-sainte-victoire/glossair.htm

Parrot
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2 hrs
type sections


Explanation:
these are cross-sections at places selected to show the nature of the ground and the work proposed

Guy Bray
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Thanks very much!

RG
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20 hrs
standard section


Explanation:
Is it me today or am I really seeign so many things so differently from everyone else?!

"Type" as in typical, meaning standard, as if pro-forma, not as in different sorts of.



Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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