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in battuta su

English translation: bottomed out in the seat

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Italian term or phrase:in battuta sul fondo della sede
English translation:bottomed out in the seat
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12:49 Jan 29, 2002
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Automotive
Italian term or phrase: in battuta su
From a patent concerning fuel injectors:

"... così da potere esercitare [...] una forza assiale in grado di mantenere l'iniettore in battuta sul fondo della sede"

Could this phrase be translated "in contact with"?
Gillian Hargreaves
Local time: 11:11
bottomed out in the seat / fully seated
Explanation:
Sono espressioni che ho trovato traducendo testi dall'inglese all'italiano per General Motors, loro dicono così.
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Consuelo Marchioni
Italy
Local time: 12:11
Grading comment
Thanks very much, Consuelo. I don't think anyone dared disagree with that authoritative answer!

I agree with Gian that, in most contexts, "fully seated" is preferable.
However, because this is a patent, I'll use "bottomed out in the seat", so that there's a translation of "fondo".
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1bottomed out in the seat / fully seated
Consuelo Marchioni


  

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bottomed out in the seat / fully seated


Explanation:
Sono espressioni che ho trovato traducendo testi dall'inglese all'italiano per General Motors, loro dicono così.

Consuelo Marchioni
Italy
Local time: 12:11
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PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks very much, Consuelo. I don't think anyone dared disagree with that authoritative answer!

I agree with Gian that, in most contexts, "fully seated" is preferable.
However, because this is a patent, I'll use "bottomed out in the seat", so that there's a translation of "fondo".

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agree  Gian: mi piace di più fully seated
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