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18:44 Sep 19, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng / military optoelectronics
French term or phrase: hors champ
I don't understand the use of the term "hors champ" in the following description of a laser weapon:
"système laser à moyenne énergie capable d’opacifier ou détruire les optiques d’entrée hors champ des systèmes optroniques et conduisant à une interruption de mission du système ennemi"
James Membrez
United States
Local time: 06:49
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3outside the optoelectronic system's rangeAnca Nitu


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outside the optoelectronic system's range


Explanation:
I suspect it is this :
Domaine(s) : - médecine
optométrie


français


champ visuel n. m.
Équivalent(s) English visual field



Définition :
Étendue angulaire des directions de l'espace dans laquelle un objet peut être perçu lorsque la tête et l'œil (ou les yeux) sont immobiles.


Anca Nitu
Local time: 06:49
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Robin Levey: Your refs don't tally with your proposed translation. 'range' is a distance measured in metres, km, etc.; 'visual field' is angular width of the viewed space, measured in degrees.
32 mins
  -> true, my refs are about "visual range" which is for the eye what the system's range is for the system:)
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