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neutron rapide

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
à neutrons
1. vite 2. en avance 3. solidement ; profondément
bombe à neutrons
sonde à neutrons
neutron instantané
'fast neutron' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
fast neutron reactor
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[runner, car, progress, pace]  
→ ... a faster pace of political reform        
→ ... fast cars with flashing lights and sirens.        
→ Brindley was known as a very, very fast driver ...        
→ The only question is how fast the process will be        
→ ... an astonishingly fast action on the part of the Congress        
a fast car      une voiture rapide  
to pull a fast one on sb      *   rouler *   qn  
    fast bowler  
to be fast      avancer  
my watch is 5 minutes fast      ma montre avance de 5 minutes  
   [dye, colour]   grand teint    inv     
→ The fabric was ironed to make the colours fast.        
   (=firm, securely in place)  
bien fermé (e)     
bien attaché (e)     
to make a boat fast        (British)   amarrer un bateau  
   (=quickly)   [move, run, work, drive, act, think, grow]   vite  
→ These drugs work terrifically fast.        
→ Let's get there as fast as we can        
→ Don't push us on economic reform. We're going as fast as we can        
He can run fast.      Il court vite.  
How fast were you driving?      À quelle vitesse allais-tu?  
This is fast becoming the most popular brand.      Cette marque est sur le point de devenir la plus populaire.  
He is fast approaching his 40th birthday.      La quarantaine approche à grands pas.  
as fast as I can      aussi vite que je peux  
   (=firmly, securely)  
to be stuck fast      être coincé (e)     
→ The tanker is stuck fast on the rocks.        
to hold sth fast      (=grip tightly)   s'agripper à qch  
→ Take it slowly. Hold fast to my hand.        
to hold fast to sth        (fig)  
  [+beliefs, values]  
s'accrocher à qch  
→ We can only try to hold fast to the age-old values of honesty, decency and concern for others ...        
to stand fast      (=be firm)   tenir bon  
→ He told supporters to stand fast over the next few vital days.        
   fast asleep      profondément endormi  
He's fast asleep.      Il est profondément endormi.  
      n   (=period without food)   jeûne    m     
→ The fast is broken at sunset        
→ They fasted for three days        
      vi   (=go without food)   jeûner  

fast bowler  
      n     (CRICKET)   lanceur (-euse)      m/f   rapide  
fast-breeder reactor  
      n   réacteur    m   surgénérateur  
[water, stream]  
au cours rapide  
fast food  
   (=food)   fast food    m  , fast-food    m     
→ Most of the time we just ate snacks and fast food.        
   (=catering)   restauration    f   rapide  
fast-food outlet      fast-food    m     
fast-food restaurant      fast-food    m     
fast-food chain      chaîne    f   de fast-food  
faire avancer rapidement, faire défiler en (mode) avance rapide  
→ He fast-forwarded the tape past the explosion ...        
fast forward  
      n   avance    f   rapide  
→ Before recording onto a new tape, wind it on fast forward, then rewind ...        
[business, market]  
à croissance rapide  
→ a fast-growing business        
→ the fast-growing market for healthy, nutritious food        
China was then the fastest-growing economy in the world.      L'économie de la Chine connaissait alors le taux de croissance le plus élevé du monde.  
→ Over the previous 20 years China had been the fastest-growing economy in the world.        
à croissance rapide  
→ They are very fast growing, reaching maturity at two years        
[sector, economy]   à croissance rapide  
→ It is one of the fastest-growing areas of surgical innovation        
fast lane  
      n     (on road)    the fast lane        (in countries with right-hand drive)    ~la voie de droite     (in countries with left-hand drive)    ~la voie de gauche  
[industry, sector]  
en évolution rapide  
→ We take reasonable risks to stay ahead in fast-moving markets        
fast track   , fast-track  
her career was on the fast track      elle progressait rapidement dans sa carrière  
the fast track to sth      le plus court chemin vers qch  
→ Many Croats and Slovenes saw independence as the fast track to democracy ...        
     [+pupil, student, employee]   faire suivre un programme accéléré à  
→ Woodward has fast-tracked a number of youngsters into the line-up since he became coach.        
   (=bring forward)  
  [+date, event]  
→ A Federal Court case had been fast-tracked to Wednesday ...        
accéléré (e)     
→ He was told that, at 28, he was too old for fast-track promotion.        
[system, scheme]   accéléré (e)     
→ a fast-track system for dealing with petty crimes        
hard and fast   , hard-and-fast  
      adj   (=definite)  
concluant (e)     
→ There is no hard and fast evidence that young children's mental well-being suffers when both parents work.        
[decision, conclusion]   définitif (-ive)     
→ They opted out of making a hard and fast decision.        
There are no hard and fast rules.      Il n'y pas de règle absolue.  
→ There are no hard and fast rules, but rather traditional guidelines as to who pays for what ...        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"fast neutron": examples and translations in context
A directional-position sensing fast neutron sensor system is disclosed. La présente invention concerne un système de détecteur de neutrons rapides détectant la direction/position.
The invention relates to a fast neutron reactor. L'invention concerne un réacteur nucléaire à neutrons rapides.
a fast neutron travels 10 kilometres; un neutron rapide parcourt 10 kilomètres
apparatus and method for detecting contraband using fast neutron activation appareil et procédé de détection de marchandises prohibées par activation de neutrons rapides
SPIRAL2 will be the most powerful, fast neutron source in the world, and is expected to maintain this position for the next ten years. SPIRAL2 sera la source de neutrons rapides la plus performante pour les dix prochaines années.
Sites governed by the CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission), including fast neutron Phénix reactor and Cadarache center whose purpose is research. Sites régis par le CEA (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique), notamment le réacteur à neutrons rapides Phénix et le centre de Cadarache dont la finalité est la recherche.
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