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English translation: terrain-following

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08:24 Jul 30, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: suivi du terrain
From a computer graphic simulation testing manual. "Le suivi du terrain doit se faire en utilisant le logiciel"
Bharg Shah
English translation:terrain-following
Explanation:
Another standard term in computer graphics and gaming. "The terrain-following [feature or function] should use [or "be based on"] the software..." -- If the terrain in the simulation is being followed by an aircraft (that is, if the airplane or helicopter is flying very close to the ground, following its contours), then the term "nap-of-the-earth flying" is often used.
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terrain-following


Explanation:
Another standard term in computer graphics and gaming. "The terrain-following [feature or function] should use [or "be based on"] the software..." -- If the terrain in the simulation is being followed by an aircraft (that is, if the airplane or helicopter is flying very close to the ground, following its contours), then the term "nap-of-the-earth flying" is often used.

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 18:02
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You're simply superb!!

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