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English translation: grease nipple

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French term or phrase:porte-graisseur
English translation:grease nipple
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07:19 Jun 9, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: porte-graisseur
From a technical assembly manual of an excavator. Something to do with a hole where grease can be fille in - I think
bharg
India
Local time: 20:22
grease nipple
Explanation:
The usual term for 'the place where you squeeze the grease in' is a 'grease nipple', which is one possible translation of 'graisseur'; without more context, I can't tell if the 'porte-' part means it is some kind of carrier or mounting for the grease nipple, or simply the nipple itself. I hope you can figure it out!
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Tony M
France
Local time: 15:52
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your help. I found your suggestion most appropriate in my context.
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naGrease nipple mount
Yolanda Broad
nagrease/lubrication reservoir
lefoque
nagrease nipple
Camaxilo
naportable grease gunRaphael Gamaroff
nagrease nipple
Tony M
naoil conductorDrSantos
nagrease fitting
Camaxilo
nalubrication (device) bracket
Mats Wiman


  

Answers


12 mins
lubrication (device) bracket


Explanation:
or
holding fixture
or
holder


Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 15:52
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 133

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Tony M: doubtful
2 hrs
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15 mins
oil conductor


Explanation:
It could be also something which carries grease, wax or oil, a tin with a nozzle,

DrSantos
Local time: 15:52
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 4

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Tony M: dubious, but possible
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1 hr
grease fitting


Explanation:
It is like the door entry for the grease. grease fitting.

Camaxilo
Local time: 08:52
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Tony M: possible, but not very good termoinology, really
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3 hrs
grease nipple


Explanation:
The usual term for 'the place where you squeeze the grease in' is a 'grease nipple', which is one possible translation of 'graisseur'; without more context, I can't tell if the 'porte-' part means it is some kind of carrier or mounting for the grease nipple, or simply the nipple itself. I hope you can figure it out!


    Personal experience in engineering fields
Tony M
France
Local time: 15:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14157
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for your help. I found your suggestion most appropriate in my context.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Alain R
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4 hrs
portable grease gun


Explanation:
porte - portable?

Raphael Gamaroff
Local time: 14:52
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4 hrs
Grease nipple mount


Explanation:
Found a site that gives both the French and the English. The "porte" part of the term appears to be a "mount." See URL below, for reference.


    data.wam.it/documenti/VE-R_A-0300.PDF
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 09:52
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Dave Simons: Being an engineer, I looked for drawings. Though the appelation in English varies a lot, grease nipple mount is fine.
2 days 15 hrs
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2 days 10 hrs
grease/lubrication reservoir


Explanation:
This has been puzzling me. so I tried grease reservoir + excavator as key words and i came up with a number of sites. the one listed below is an actual bid that was submitted with all the imcumbent technical specifications. hope that helps.


    Reference: http://www.faspd.ci.houston.tx.us/bids/N12583/n12583c1.pdf
lefoque
United States
Local time: 09:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 209
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3 days 22 hrs
grease nipple


Explanation:
My automobile has nipples, then! Well it is acceptable, however in most drawings from space shutter to the biggest shipyard in US they call them names, other then nipples:grease fitting;grease port; lubrication attachment etc. So I grade this answer with a 3.for grease nipple, grease nibble, greasenip and so forth.

Camaxilo
Local time: 08:52
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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