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un angle à peine ouvert

English translation: all but parallel

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French term or phrase:un angle à peine ouvert
English translation:all but parallel
Entered by: Andreas THEODOROU
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22:21 Dec 18, 2010
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Furniture / Household Appliances
French term or phrase: un angle à peine ouvert
Context: descriptions of different items of furniture

L’assise basse et profonde, le dossier légèrement galbé, les accoudoirs qui dessinent un angle à peine ouvert procurent accoudoirs qui dessinent un angle à peine ouvert
Andreas THEODOROU
Spain
Local time: 00:08
all but parallel
Explanation:
The arms are very very slightly divergent, all but parallel.
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xxxBourth
Local time: 00:08
Grading comment
i see now, thanks to all.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +4all but parallelxxxBourth


  

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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
all but parallel


Explanation:
The arms are very very slightly divergent, all but parallel.

xxxBourth
Local time: 00:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 46
Grading comment
i see now, thanks to all.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Robin Levey: Yeah. That's all but the best solution.
2 mins

agree  Gallagy
16 mins

agree  Wendy Streitparth: Seems to fit
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agree  Tony M
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