Capsule service

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19:18 Jan 6, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
Cosmetics, Beauty / cosmetics
French term or phrase: Capsule service
A line of cosmetic products. They list the products, and underneath a picture of each product, it states their size (ml) and then underneath it says "Capsule service". The products come in tubes.
Kyra
United States
Local time: 06:21
English translation:?
Explanation:
I don't have a translation but there is an explanation and a picture at the reference below. (Look under "Soins" and scroll down)

"Design d'une capsule "service"
(ouverture facile une seule main)
sur un flacon de douche."
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Margaret Doney
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Summary of answers provided
4tube dispenser
Karla Dainius
4(tube) dispenser
Parrot
3?
Margaret Doney
3 -1concise, condensed
leff


  

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concise, condensed


Explanation:
capsule, as adjective, means also "in a concise or condensed form (a capsule biography)"
[after Webster's New World Heritage Dictionary]

leff
Local time: 15:21
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish

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?


Explanation:
I don't have a translation but there is an explanation and a picture at the reference below. (Look under "Soins" and scroll down)

"Design d'une capsule "service"
(ouverture facile une seule main)
sur un flacon de douche."



    Reference: http://www.areca.fr/frproduit.htm
Margaret Doney
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(tube) dispenser


Explanation:
From the photos (gels and shampoos) it seems this is what they are referring to.


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Parrot
Spain
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tube dispenser


Explanation:
or "flip-top tube"
or "easy-open dispenser tube"

In this case "service," I think, is closer to "self-service" or "dispenser."

Karla Dainius
United States
Local time: 09:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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