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English translation: polar (curve, coordinates, etc.)

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French term or phrase:polaire
English translation:polar (curve, coordinates, etc.)
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18:28 Nov 29, 2008
French to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation / sailing
French term or phrase: polaire
"Les polaires d’un bateau sont la représentation graphique et numérique du potentiel de vitesse du bateau par rapport à une force de vent et à un angle que fait le bateau avec le vent. "

Les polaires sont très longues à établir et demandent un gros travail. Elles représentent le « potentiel physique » du bateau et sont donc top secret.
Steve Melling
France
Local time: 00:28
polar (curve, coordinates, etc.)
Explanation:
[12, 13] Specifically, we will need the two angles for the transformation from Cartesian into spherical polar coordinates. Within the physical sciences ...
penguin.ewu.edu/~trolfe/SCCS-96/rolfe_tj.html - 31k -
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Drmanu49
France
Local time: 00:28
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polar (curve, coordinates, etc.)


Explanation:
[12, 13] Specifically, we will need the two angles for the transformation from Cartesian into spherical polar coordinates. Within the physical sciences ...
penguin.ewu.edu/~trolfe/SCCS-96/rolfe_tj.html - 31k -

Drmanu49
France
Local time: 00:28
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agree  Tony M: polar on its own, or polar diagram / plot, seem to be widely used
2 hrs
  -> Thank you Tony.

agree  Hacene: absolutely
9 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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Dec 7, 2008 - Changes made by Drmanu49:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/80077">Steve Melling's</a> old entry - "polaire" » "polar (curve, coordinates, etc.)"


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