car scrap yard translation French | English-French dictionary

car scrap yard n.
casse automobile

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
dépôt de ferraille ; casse automobile
n.
cour ; yard
n.
débris
v.
abandonner
[Tech.]
n.
ferraille
[Tech.]
n.
cour
n.
dépôt de charbon
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nf.
car scrap yard
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scrap  

      n  
   (=small piece)   [+paper, material, meat]   bout    m     
a scrap of paper      un bout de papier  
   [+information, data, news, conversation]   bribe    f     
They needed every scrap of help they could get.      Ils avaient besoin de toute l'aide qu'ils pourraient trouver.  
There's not a scrap of evidence.      Il n'y a pas l'ombre d'une preuve.  
→ There was not a scrap of direct evidence against him ...        
It wouldn't make a scrap of difference.      Cela ne ferait pas la moindre différence.  
        scrap iron    ferraille    f     
to sell sth for scrap      vendre qch à la casse  
   *   (=fight)   bagarre    f     
to have a scrap with sb      se bagarrer avec qn  
      vt  
     [+car, ship, equipment]   mettre à la casse
     [+plan, project, idea, law, deal]   abandonner  
In the end the plan was scrapped.      Finalement le projet a été abandonné.  
   scraps  
      npl   (=leftover food)   restes    mpl     


scrap dealer  
      n   ferrailleur (-euse)      m/f     
scrap merchant  
      n     (British)   ferrailleur (-euse)      m/f     
scrap metal  
      n   ferraille    f     
scrap paper  
      n   papier    m   de brouillon, papier    m   brouillon  
scrap value  
      n  
Its scrap value is £10.      À la casse cela vaut 10 livres.  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"car scrap yard": examples and translations in context
Brampton, ON - Triple M Metal Corp., a Brampton company that recycles metal, was fined $75,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a visitor to its scrap yard was injured. Brampton (Ontario) - Triple M Metal Corp., une entreprise de recyclage de métal de Brampton, a reçu une amende de 75 000 $ pour une infraction à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail. Un visiteur à son parc de ferraille a été blessé.
Mr. Lee Morrison (Swift Current-Maple Creek-Assiniboia): Mr. Speaker, it is a pity so many members opposite think that irony is something found in a scrap yard. M. Lee Morrison (Swift Current-Maple Creek-Assiniboia): Merci, monsieur le Président. Il est regrettable qu'il y ait tant de nos vis-à-vis qui ignorent la différence entre railler et dérailler.
What more proof do we need than these coffin ships fit only for the scrap yard, these thirty-year old single-hull tubs that take to the seas in stormy weather? La preuve en est, ces navires-poubelles, ces rafiots qui prennent la mer par simple coque, par trente ans d'âge, par temps d'orage.
Cars are taken to the scrap-yard. Elles sont destinées au recyclage.
In Quebec, there is a scrap yard owner who has a rather sophisticated machine. I think this is common practice and perhaps fairly standard at scrap yards. I would assume that is the case. One day, as he was analyzing and processing new materials, his machinery detected a very high level of radiation on certain metal beams, on some metal posts. He had rather sophisticated machinery, probably a Geiger counter, that could detect that. Tests were done and they were able to determine that it came from Gentilly. Au Québec, un ferrailleur — quelqu'un qui tient une cour à scrap en bon québécois — dispose d'une machine tout de même assez sophistiquée. À mon avis, c'est une pratique assez élargie et c'est peut-être la norme chez...
On June 9, 2009, at the company's Brampton scrap yard, a machine made for shredding metal was shut down for maintenance. The shredder had a dome lid that could be opened for access to its interior. The dome lid was opened using a hydraulic system and secured in place with a pin. After maintenance work on the shredder, one worker removed the pin while a second worker activated the hydraulic controls so that the lid could close. The first worker went away and some time later the second worker was found trapped in the shredder, between the dome lid and base. Le 9 juin 2009, au parc à ferrailles de l'entreprise, à Brampton, une machine de déchiquetage de métal avait été mise hors de service pour son entretien. La machine était munie d'un couvercle en forme de dôme...
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