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English translation: manual cleaning

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French term or phrase:évacuation extérieure
English translation:manual cleaning
Entered by: Poornima Iyengar
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19:51 Aug 25, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: évacuation extérieure
Hi folks. Context is instructions for a vacuum cleaner. Here's the sentence - "Pour les modèles sans sac / sans filtre, une évacuation extérieure est obligatoire." Does this mean you should take it outside to empty it, or does it simply mean that it must be emptied out into something? Help! Thanks.
Stephanie Mitchel
United States
Local time: 12:53
manual cleaning
Explanation:
As the machine has no inner bag it shoud be cleaned/emptied manually.
Here, "exterior" refers to space out of the machine and "evacuation" is probably the action of taking the trash out of the machine.
Just a supposition!

DOVO
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dovo
Local time: 19:53
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Summary of answers provided
na +1manual cleaningdovo
na +1Outside outletBOB DE DENUS
na +1external outlet
Poornima Iyengar
naexternal evacuation
Parrot
naFor the models without bag / filter, an external evacuation is obligatory
1964
naModels...must be emptied outsidemckinnc


  

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11 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Outside outlet


Explanation:
Je pense qu'il s'agit d'un systeme d'aspirateur central ou l'evacuation se fait a l'exterieur.

BOB DE DENUS
Local time: 03:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 409

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Guy Bray: oui: à l'exterieur de la maison
41 mins
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29 mins
external evacuation


Explanation:
is necessary.
Simply means that you have to manually clean it out (help from the outside). Other models probably just require the push of a button to expel the "sac".

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 18:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
external outlet


Explanation:
An external outlet is mandatory for models without bags/ filters.
-HTH
Poornima

Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 23:23
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 174

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Astrid Elke Witte
19 mins
  -> thankyou Astrid
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4 hrs
Models...must be emptied outside


Explanation:
It obviously means this as it can't be talking about the necessity to design vacuum cleaners in such and such a way in this context.

mckinnc
Local time: 18:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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5 hrs
For the models without bag / filter, an external evacuation is obligatory


Explanation:
I recently translated vacum cleaners,
Not make sense. If there is not filter inside how they can external evacuation be done ?

I think it means when there is no filter bag that is if you can not take out dust from cleaner in a bag then you have to
use its external evacuation function, that is in old machines there was a function blowing this dust from its dust collection chamber out .

1964
Turkey
Local time: 20:53
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in pair: 294
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
manual cleaning


Explanation:
As the machine has no inner bag it shoud be cleaned/emptied manually.
Here, "exterior" refers to space out of the machine and "evacuation" is probably the action of taking the trash out of the machine.
Just a supposition!

DOVO

dovo
Local time: 19:53
PRO pts in pair: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Connie Leipholz: I have a hand-held vac. cl. which must be manually emptied (best on the balcony to avoid dust flying around in my appart
1 hr
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