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English translation: hydraulic ramp

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09:01 Aug 13, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: ponts de graissage
automobile context
lifo
English translation:hydraulic ramp
Explanation:
Oxford-Hachette dictionary.
(You lift the car up to grease it.)
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Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 17:15
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +2hydraulic ramp
Guy Bray
na +1just a thought
Mary Worby
naautomotive ramp
lcmolinari


  

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8 mins peer agreement (net): +2
hydraulic ramp


Explanation:
Oxford-Hachette dictionary.
(You lift the car up to grease it.)

Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 17:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 819

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Parrot: This is quite specific. Without proof to the contrary, I'd say no typo.
24 mins

agree  enphiniti: Hydraulic lift might fit the context a little better if talking about something to lift a car.
4 hrs
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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
just a thought


Explanation:
could this be a typo for 'points de graissage' (gets lots of hits on Google).

If it were, the translation would be 'lubrication points' - as supported by the references below.

If it isn't - just ignore me and I'll go away (-:

BMW motorcycle R26 lubrication points and service 1955 1969
... little longer than expected to load. It's worth the wait to see the lubrication points
of a typical 1955-1969 BMW motorcycle. A R26 was used for demonstration ...
members.aol.com/ewhitevhp/r26c.html - 4k - Cached - Similar pages


LUBRICATION POINTS
SECTION VIII. LUBRICATION POINTS. DIESEL ENGINE. Lubricant: Engine Oil. Quantity
& Frequency, Add oil as required to keep proper level in tank. ...
gelwood.railfan.net/manual/ea-sec8.html - Similar pages


Ford Truck Enthusiasts Message Boards - "1997 Lubrication ...
ford f150 email lists, message boards, chat, classifieds, pictures, events, links, ... Ford
Truck Enthusiasts Message Boards "1997 Lubrication Points" ...
www.ford-trucks.com/dcforum/DCForumID30/18.html - 26k - Cached - Similar pages


Lubrication systems, automatic lubrication systems, lubrication ...
... pressure push-in type fittings, exclusively from LINCOLN, save assembly time and
facilitate installation in lubrication points which are difficult to access. ...
www.mspdistributors.co.uk/prod3chassi.htm - 14k - Cached - Similar pages

HTH

Mary


    as above
Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 484

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mckinnc: that's what i thought it said at first; makes more sense
4 mins
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21 mins
automotive ramp


Explanation:
Could be a typo, but "ponts de graissage" definitely exists.

This is what I found as the "official" translation here in Canada


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 20:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 64
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