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remplissage terreux

English translation: earth fill

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15:16 Jul 9, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: remplissage terreux
Is "remplissage terreux" translated as "soil filling" in the following sentence:

"Le remplissage terreux du faite du mur est totalement exposé"

(The soil filling of the top of the wall is completely exposed)

All suggestions welcome.
Helen
English translation:earth fill
Explanation:
Or, if you'e in the U.K. "earthen fill." -- HTH, HC
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Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 09:40
Grading comment
Yes, I think earthen fill may be better as soil is strictly the upper layer of earth in which plants grow. Thank you.
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Summary of answers provided
naearth fillHeathcliff
nasoil depositAndre Argaud


  

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29 mins
soil deposit


Explanation:
You again!
Your choice is good. Deposit just a suggestion
André

Andre Argaud
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2 hrs
earth fill


Explanation:
Or, if you'e in the U.K. "earthen fill." -- HTH, HC

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 09:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
Yes, I think earthen fill may be better as soil is strictly the upper layer of earth in which plants grow. Thank you.
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