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liquide de batterie

English translation: battery fluid

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08:58 Aug 13, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Science
French term or phrase: liquide de batterie
automobile context
lifo
English translation:battery fluid
Explanation:
This is the term I've heard used in English
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mckinnc
Local time: 06:05
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Summary of answers provided
na +3battery fluidmckinnc
nadistilled waterxxxkeithb
naBattery liquid
1964


  

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4 mins
Battery liquid


Explanation:
or Liquids of battery

1964
Turkey
Local time: 08:05
Native speaker of: Native in TurkishTurkish
PRO pts in pair: 294
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10 mins peer agreement (net): +3
battery fluid


Explanation:
This is the term I've heard used in English

mckinnc
Local time: 06:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 922

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  lcmolinari: definitely fluid is used in English, not liquid
8 mins

agree  Parrot
41 mins

disagree  1964: used even as liquid batteries, fluid also used
43 mins

agree  Lucien Marcelet
47 mins

agree  Tony M: definitely fluid
48 mins
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1 hr
distilled water


Explanation:
in an automobile context one would normally add "eau démineralisée" to the existing battery acid, donc distilled water. I wouldn't be surprised if we've started calling it "battery fluid" - that would put the price up...

xxxkeithb
Local time: 06:05
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