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prop open, propped open v.
bloquer en position ouverte

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
bloquer en position ouverte
en plein air,
ouvrir (vt.) ; s'ouvrir (vr.)
ouvert ; épanoui
refers to a wine expressing its character
jour ouvert
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     (wooden, metal)    support    m     
→ Can you get me the prop for the clothes line?        
     (psychological)    réconfort    m     
→ Cigarettes are just another of her little props.        
   [+government, system]   soutien    m     
→ The army is one of the main props of the government.        
     (THEATRE, on stage)   accessoire    m     
→ the backdrop and props for a stage show        
→ The only props on stage were a table and a chair.        
      vt   (=lean)   poser  
→ Prop the brush in the corner of the cupboard.        
→ He propped his feet on the desk.        
to prop sth against sth      poser qch contre qch  
His gun lay propped against the wall.      Son fusil était posé contre le mur.  

prop up  
      vt sep  
   (=lean)   appuyer  
→ Prop up your back against a wall.        
  [+industry, regime, currency]  
→ The industry has been propped up by government subsidies for years.        
→ Revenue from drugs helps to prop up the regime.        
→ Investments in the U.S. money market have propped up the American dollar.        
      abbr       proprietor  
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Prop., prop up, prop shaft, Prop.

"prop open, propped open": examples and translations in context
The scientists believe that this could be because screened doors are usually propped open during the day, with householders only shutting them at around 7 or 8 o'clock in the evening. D'après les scientifiques, ceci vient du fait que les portes à moustiquaires sont généralement laissées ouvertes dans la journée, les gens ne les fermant qu'entre 19h et 20h.
Bake, one sheet at a time, with the oven door propped open with a wooden spoon, 12 to 15 minutes. The macaroons should not brown. Cuire au four, une plaque à la fois, de 12 à 15 minutes en laissant la porte entrouverte à l'aide d'une cuillère de bois. Les macarons ne doivent pas dorer.
The present invention relates to proppants which can be used to prop open subterranean formation fractions. L'invention porte sur des agents de soutènement qui peuvent être utilisés pour soutenir des fractions de formations souterraines ouvertes.
Methods to prop open subterranean formation fractions are further disclosed. L'invention se rapporte à des procédés qui permettent de soutenir des fractions de formations souterraines ouvertes.
They usually leave a stick around. You can prop it open. Il y a souvent un bout de bois, pour la tenir ouverte.
- I... used it yesterday... to prop open the kitchen door. Je m'en suis servie, hier, pour retenir la porte de la cuisine.
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