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English translation: fins

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French term or phrase:dérives
English translation:fins
Entered by: Stephanie Mitchel
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22:22 Mar 15, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: dérives
Snowboarding.
Phrase: Cette inversion impose donc un style plus "surf de vague" o le pilotage se fait sur les drives.
My guesses: fin, pintail
Stephanie Mitchel
United States
Local time: 09:22
fins, FCS, skegs
Explanation:
For snowboarding terms, check this one out :
http://www.sundiego.com/website/snow_lessons_prts.htm


And when there are comparaisons with surfboards, go to this part :
http://www.sundiego.com/website/surf_lessons_prts.htm

Fins/FCS system/Skegs
Fins, or sometimes referred to as a FCS (Fin control system) or Skegs, are the parts on the rear, underside of the board. They help the surfer maneuver the wave and turn appropriately.

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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 15:22
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Summary of answers provided
nadrift , leewayxxxHenri
nafins, FCS, skegs
Nikki Scott-Despaigne


  

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fins, FCS, skegs


Explanation:
For snowboarding terms, check this one out :
http://www.sundiego.com/website/snow_lessons_prts.htm


And when there are comparaisons with surfboards, go to this part :
http://www.sundiego.com/website/surf_lessons_prts.htm

Fins/FCS system/Skegs
Fins, or sometimes referred to as a FCS (Fin control system) or Skegs, are the parts on the rear, underside of the board. They help the surfer maneuver the wave and turn appropriately.



Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 15:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4431

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Tamara Salvio
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1 day 5 hrs
drift , leeway


Explanation:
dérives =
[déviation] drift, leeway.
-- sur bâbord = drift to port
navire en -- = ship adrift


    Collins French-English Dictionary
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PRO pts in pair: 49
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