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English translation: crowding (of passengers)

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French term or phrase:tassement (de passagers)
English translation:crowding (of passengers)
Entered by: Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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05:52 Jan 4, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
/ Stability of passenger vessels
French term or phrase: tassement des passagers
Stability of passenger vesssels.

Heading in a document about the effect on a vessel's stability when passengers are packed into one side.

I'm looking for something more "technical" sounding than "squeezing in", "packing", "compacting".

Any suggestions out there?
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 10:29
crowding
Explanation:
"crowding" is what leaps to mind. I think you will find lots of instances of this...

Here's a pretty "technical" looking example:

... b) In the worst service condition, the angle of heel due to the effect of crowding
of passengers should not be greater than 10 degrees or 80% of angle of deck ...
www.info.gov.hk/mardep/tenders/a2k/a0011/pb1

56 examples, at Google URL, below.
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 04:29
Grading comment
Thanks. The one word I hadn't thought of - and the clue to plenty of hits on "crowding of passengers and intact stability", technical enough for the Marine Safety Directorate (www.tc.gc.ca/MarineSafety/Directorate/TP/TP10405/Tp10405e.htm), technical enough for me!
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crowding


Explanation:
"crowding" is what leaps to mind. I think you will find lots of instances of this...

Here's a pretty "technical" looking example:

... b) In the worst service condition, the angle of heel due to the effect of crowding
of passengers should not be greater than 10 degrees or 80% of angle of deck ...
www.info.gov.hk/mardep/tenders/a2k/a0011/pb1

56 examples, at Google URL, below.


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=%22crowding+of+passengers%22
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 04:29
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Thanks. The one word I hadn't thought of - and the clue to plenty of hits on "crowding of passengers and intact stability", technical enough for the Marine Safety Directorate (www.tc.gc.ca/MarineSafety/Directorate/TP/TP10405/Tp10405e.htm), technical enough for me!
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