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Charniere

English translation: hinge

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21:51 Oct 24, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Construction / Civil Engineering / Hinges
French term or phrase: Charniere
As apposed to 'gond' or 'paumelle'
mportal
Local time: 02:47
English translation:hinge
Explanation:
all three terms you cite can denote "hinge", we need more information to be able to differentiate between them
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Jonathan MacKerron
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2 +4hinge
Jonathan MacKerron


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +4
hinge


Explanation:
all three terms you cite can denote "hinge", we need more information to be able to differentiate between them

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 41
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Notes to answerer
Asker: I appreciate that. I am translating a list in a catalogue, so no context is given. I just thought there might be distinguishing terms in English, too.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxBourth: Yes, context required to determine IF differentiation is required.
10 mins

agree  Tony M: In comparison with your other 2 types, I'd say this is a plain old ordinary hinge
25 mins

agree  Robin Levey: Yes, - it's a common or garden hinge.
2 hrs

agree  xxxACOZ: Yes, hinge. Try this website:http://www.wipo.int/pctdb/en/wo.jsp?wo=1997047841
4 hrs
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