fonds d’extrémité

English translation: end bottoms

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
French term or phrase:fonds d’extrémité
English translation:end bottoms
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

12:21 Jan 31, 2003
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: fonds d’extrémité
Safety procedures for welding of reversible exchanger manifolds:

"SECURITE

 Joints pleins sur les circuits des échangeurs.
 Ouverture des fonds d’extrémité
 Ouverture des obturateurs
 Petite bouteille O2
Air comprimé 1 ou 2 tubes d’air en fonction des zones confinées"

TIA for your help.

This is my last question on this lengthy project and I am very grateful to everyone that proposed answers on questions asked over the last month on this subject matter.
Paul Stevens
Local time: 21:34
end bottoms
Explanation:
... Installation of the cells with a substantial bottom slope (1-3%) caused the exit end of the cells to be 3-8 inches deeper than the inlet end bottoms. ...
plymouth.ces.state.nc.us/septic/house.html - 20k
Selected response from:

Francis MARC
Lithuania
Local time: 23:34
Grading comment
Thank you. This is what I put provisionally, but it just did not seem right. I'm still not 100% convinced, but at least a little happier with this translation.
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
3 +1end bottoms
Francis MARC
3Opening the extremity bases
zaphod


  

Answers


9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
end bottoms


Explanation:
... Installation of the cells with a substantial bottom slope (1-3%) caused the exit end of the cells to be 3-8 inches deeper than the inlet end bottoms. ...
plymouth.ces.state.nc.us/septic/house.html - 20k

Francis MARC
Lithuania
Local time: 23:34
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 6500
Grading comment
Thank you. This is what I put provisionally, but it just did not seem right. I'm still not 100% convinced, but at least a little happier with this translation.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Shog Imas
15 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Opening the extremity bases


Explanation:
They must have some sort of flap or door shape to be opened

zaphod
Local time: 22:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 440
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)



KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.


See also:

Your current localization setting

English

Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search