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French term or phrase:pile combustible
English translation:fuel cell
Entered by: Claudia Iglesias
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17:24 Jun 28, 2003
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: pile combustible
Une voiture à pile combustible.

(pile à hydrogène)
Claudia Iglesias
Local time: 01:02
fuel cell
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J'ai l'habitude d'utiliser le GDT dans l'autre sens et j'avoue que là je n'y ai même pas pensé. Merci à tous.
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4 +5fuel cell
4fuel battery
Madeleine Pérusse
4fuel cell car
Francis MARC



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fuel cell


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J'ai l'habitude d'utiliser le GDT dans l'autre sens et j'avoue que là je n'y ai même pas pensé. Merci à tous.

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agree  uparis: Yes
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agree  xxxBourth: Absolutely. Everyone is talking about them.
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fuel cell car

  – Fuel Cells (Electr.)
  – Automotive Engineering
  – Piles à combustible (Électricité)
  – Véhicules automobiles et cycles
  – Pilas de combustible (Electricidad)
  – Ingeniería de automóviles
fuel cell Source CORRECT

pile à combustible Source

cellule électrochimique Source FÉM

pila de combustible Source

DEF – A device for oxidizing fuel,
usually hydrogen, electrochemically
to produce electricity directly without
combustion. Source

CONT – Fuel cells have considerable
potential as sources of electrical
energy that are effectively portable,
silent and do not cause pollution.
They can be fed with fuels such as
hydrogen, ammonia, hydrazine, and
various hydrocarbons. Source

DEF – Convertisseur d'énergie
statique qui transforme directement
en énergie électrique l'énergie
chimique contenue dans un couple
combustible-carburant, stocké à
l'extérieur de ce convertisseur

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Francis MARC
Local time: 06:02
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PRO pts in pair: 6500
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fuel battery

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Madeleine Pérusse
Local time: 23:02
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 156
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