layer
A
à absorption d'énergie = shock absorbing
à amortisseur = shock absorbing
à cam = cam-operated
à carreau = checquered
à clé = lockable
à commande à la main = hand-operated
à commande à la main = manually operated
à commande par dépression = vacuum-controlled
à commande par dépression = vacuum-operated
à commande pneumatique = air-actuated
à commande pneumatique = air-operated
à dépression = vacuum-controlled
à dépression = vacuum-operated
à deux tons = dual-tone
à double effet = double-acting
à double tube = double-wall
à entraînement direct = direct-drive
à entraînement direct = directly driven
à fermer à clé = lockable
A link = triangular link
à main = manual
à pied = foot-operated
à pleine charge = load
à rechange = interchangeable
à ressort = spring-loaded
à simple effet = single-acting
à vitesse variable = infinitely adjustable
à vitesse variable = infinitely variable
abaisser = lower
abattant (m.) de prise d'air = air-inlet valve
about (m.) = point
about (m.) = tip
aboutement (m.) = butt joint
aboutement (m.) = butt weld
abrasimètre (m.) = tyre-wear indicator
abrasion (f.) = wear
absorbant (m.) = absorbent
absorbant (m.) = absorptive
absorber = absorb
absorption (f.) = absorption
absorption (f.) d'énergie = energy absorption
absorption (f.) du bruit = sound absorption
absorption (f.) du bruit = sound proofing
absorption (f.) thermique = heat absorption
absorptivité (f.) = absorption capacity
absorptivité (f.) = absorptivity
accélérateur (m.) = accelerator
accélérateur (m.) = accelerator pedal
accélérateur (m.) électronique = drive-by-wire
accélération (f.) = acceleration
accélération (f.) angulaire = angular acceleration
accélération (f.) au démarrage = acceleration from dead stop
accélération (f.) au démarrage = starting accélération (f.) du piston : piston acceleration
accélération (f.) de rotation = angular acceleration
accélération (f.) égale = uniform acceleration
accélération (f.) latérale = lateral acceleration
accélération (f.) linéaire = longitudinal acceleration
accélération (f.) maxi = maximum acceleration
accélération (f.) négative = deceleration
accélérer = accelerate
accélérer à fond = kick down
accéléromètre (m.) = accelerometer
accès (m.) = access
accès (m.) = entry
accès (m.) = inlet, intake
accessibilité (f.) = accessibility
accessoire (m.) = accessory
accessoire (m.) = add-on part
accessoires (m. pl.) = accesories
accessoires (m. pl.) = fittings
acchrocher = connect
accident (m.) = accident
accord (m.) = tuning control
accoudoir (m.) = arm rest
accoudoir (m.) central = centre arm rest
accoudoir (m.) escamotable = folding arm rest
accoudoir (m.) pliant = folding arm rest
accouplement (m.) = coupling
accouplement (m.) à cardan = cardan coupling
accouplement (m.) à crabots = synchroniser sleeve
accouplement (m.) à friction = friction clutch
accouplement (m.) à friction = slipper clutch
accouplement (m.) à manchon = sleeve joint
accouplement (m.) à manchon = spigot-and-socket joint
accouplement (m.) à rotule = ball coupling
accouplement (m.) à roue libr = freewheel
accouplement (m.) à roue libr = one-way clutch
accouplement (m.) à roue libr = overrunning accouplement (m.) à vis : screwed connection
accouplement (m.) d'éclairage = coupling plug
accouplement (m.) de cardan = cardan coupling
accouplement (m.) de direction = steering coupling
accouplement (m.) de remorque = tow coupling
accouplement (m.) de remorque = trailer coupling
accouplement (m.) de secours = emergency coupling
accouplement (m.) de serrage = clamped connection
accouplement (m.) des tuyaux = hose coupling
accouplement (m.) élastique = elastic coupling
accouplement (m.) en parallèle = shunt circuit
accouplement (m.) en série = electric series winding
accouplement (m.) flexible = doughnut coupling
accouplement (m.) flexible = flexible coupling
accouplement (m.) hydraulique = hydraulic clutch
accouplement (m.) par filetage = screw-thread connection
accouplement (m.) rigide = fixed connection
accoupler = cut in
accoupler = turn on
accoupler = switch on
accrocher = fasten
accrocher = attacher
accu (m.) = battery
accumulateur (m.) = accumulator
accumulateur (m.) = battery
accumulateur (m.) = storage battery
accumulateur (m.) au nickel-cadmium = nickel-cadmium battery
accumulateur (m.) nickel-fer = nickel-iron battery
accumulateur (m.) thermique = heat accumulator
accumulation (f.) = accumulation
acétone (f.) = acetone
acétylène (m.) = acetylene
acide = acid
acide (m.) = acid
acide (m.) carbonique = carbon acid
acide (m.) carbonique = carbon dio ide
acide (m.) concentré = concentrated acid
acide (m.) pour la batterie = battery acid
acide (m.) sulfurique = suphuric acid
acidimètre (m.) = acid tester
acidimètre (m.) = acidometer
acidimètre (m.) = areometer
acidité (f.) = acidity
acier (m.) = steel
acier (m.) à haute résistance = high-strength steel
acier (m.) à haute résistance = high-tensile steel
acier (m.) à ressort = spring steel
acier (m.) antirouille = stainless steel
acier (m.) au carbone = carbonacious steel
acier (m.) au carbone = carboniferous steel
acier (m.) au chrome = chromium steel
acier (m.) calmé = killed steel
acier (m.) calmé = non-rimming steel
acier (m.) carboné = carbonacious steel
acier (m.) carboné = carboniferous steel
acier (m.) d'outillage = tool steel
acier (m.) en feuilles = sheet metal
acier (m.) forgé = forged steel
acier (m.) forgé = hammered steel
acier (m.) fritté = porous steel
acier (m.) fritté = sintered steel
acier (m.) inoxydable = stainless steel
acier (m.) invar = invar
acier (m.) spécial = alloy steel
acier (m.) trempé = hardened steel
acier (m.) trempé = tempered steel
acoustique = acoustic
acoustique = audible
actif = active
action (f.) = action
action (f.) = influence
action (f.) catalytique = catalytic action
action (f.) d'ozone = greenhouse effect
action (f.) d'ozone = hot-house effect
action (f.) du frein = brake action
action (f.) du frein = braking action
action (f.) du frein = braking performance
action (f.) dynamique = dynamic effect
action (f.) rappel au garage = recall campaign
actionné = driven
actionnement (m.) = actuation
actionnement (m.) = control
actionnement (m.) = operation
actionnement (m.) au pied = foot actuation
actionnement (m.) au pied = foot operation
actionnement (m.) automatique = automatic control
actionnement (m.) électrique = electric control
actionner = actuate
actionner = control
actionner = drive, operate, propel
actionner le frein = brake
adaptateur (m.) = adapter
adaptateur (m.) = fit
adaptateur (m.) = match
adaptation (f.) = adaptation
adapter = adapt
adapter = adjust
adapter = fit, mate, suit
additif (m.) = addition
additif (m.) = dope
additif (m.) à base de plomb = lead additive
additif (m.) anti-acide = anti-acid additive
additif (m.) anti-oxydant = anti-oxydation additive
additif (m.) anticorrosif = anti-corrosion additive
additif (m.) antidétonant = anti-knock additive
additif (m.) antigivre = anti-icing additive
additif (m.) antimousse = anti-foam additive
additif (m.) antirouille = anti-corrosion additive
additif (m.) d'antirouille = corrosion inhibitor
additif (m.) détergent = detergent
additif (m.) dispersant = dispersing agent
additionnel = additional
additionnel = supplemental
adhérence (f.) = adhesion
adhérence (f.) = adsorption
adhérence (f.) à la route = handling
adhérence (f.) à la route = road grip
adhérence (f.) à la route = roadability
adhérer = adhere
adhérer = adsorb
adhérer = grip, stick
adhésif = tacky
adhésif (m.) = adhesive
adhésif (m.) = placard
adhésion (f.) = adhesion
adhésion (f.) = adsorption
adiabate (f.) = adiabatic curve
adiabatique = adiabatic
admissible = admissible
admissible = ma imum permissible
admissible = permissible
admission (f.) = access
admission (f.) = admission
admission (f.) = entrance, inlet
admission (f.) à pression d'aspiration = ram effect
admission (f.) à pression d'aspiration = ram induction
admission (f.) anticipée = advance opening
admission (f.) anticipée = preadmission
admission (f.) anticipée = prerelease
admission (f.) d'air = air induction
admission (f.) d'air = air inlet
admission (f.) d'air = air intake
admission (f.) d'air chaud = hot-air supply
admission (f.) d'air froid = cold-air supply
admission (f.) partielle = half-throttle
admission (f.) réduite = half-throttle
admission (f.) retardée = afteropening
adoucir = anneal
adoucir = let down
adoucir = temper
adsorber = adsorb
aérage (m.) = aeration
aérage (m.) = air ventilation
aérateur (f.) = air bleeder
aérateur (f.) = blower
aérateur (f.) = blower fan, fan
aération (f.) = aeration
aération (f.) = air bleeding
aération (f.) = air ventilation
aération (f.) forcée = forced ventilation
aérer = air
aérer = bleed air
aérer = evacuate air
aérien (m.) = antenna
aérodynamique = aerodynamic
aérosol (m.) = aerosol dispenser
aérosol (m.) = atomiseur (m.)
aérosol (m.) = bombe (f.)
aérotherme (f.) = air heating
affaiblir = dampen
affaiblir = deaden
affaiblir = silence, suppress, weaken
affaiblissement (m.) = damping
affaiblissement (m.) = suppression
affection (f.) = application
affection (f.) = utilisation
affichage (m.) = display
affichage (m.) à DEL = LED display
affichage (m.) à diodes électroluminescentes = LED display
affichage (m.) analogique = analogue indication
affichage (m.) digital = digital indication
afficheur (m.) = display
afficheur (m.) = monitor
afficheur (m.) digital = digital display
afficheur (m.) digital = digital indicator
afficheur (m.) digital = digital meter
agent (m.) = additive
agent (m.) = agent
agent (m.) = dope
agent (m.) à base de plomb = lead additive
agent (m.) améliorant l'indice de viscosité = thickener
agent (m.) anti-acide = anti-acid additive
agent (m.) anticongélation = viscosity-inde improver
agent (m.) antidétonant = anti-knock additive
agent (m.) antigivre = anti-icing additive
agent (m.) antimousse = anti-foam additive
agent (m.) antisolidification = viscosity-inde improver
agent (m.) d'antirouille = anti-corrosion agent
agent (m.) d'antirouille = corrosion inhibitor
agent (m.) dispersant = dispersing agent
agrafe (f.) à ressort = leaf clip
agrafe (f.) à ressort = rebound clip
agrafe (f.) de garniture = trim clip
aide (f.) = assistance
aide (f.) au démarrage = ignition aid
aide (f.) au démarrage = starting aid
aiguille (f.) = needle
aiguille (f.) d'indicateur = dial finger
aiguille (f.) d'indicateur = indicating needle
aiguille (f.) d'indicateur = pointer
aiguille (f.) d'injecteur = nozzle needle
aiguille (f.) d'injecteur = nozzle plunger
aiguille (f.) de compteur = dial finger
aiguille (f.) de compteur = indicating needle
aiguille (f.) de compteur = pointer
aiguille (f.) de dosage = jet needle
aiguille (f.) de dosage = metering needle
aiguille (f.) de flotteur = float-chamber valve
aiguille (f.) de flotteur = float needle valve
aiguille (f.) de gicleur = jet needle
aiguille (f.) de gicleur = metering needle
aiguille (f.) de gicleur = nozzle needle
aiguille (f.) de palier = bearing needle
aiguille (f.) de roulement = bearing needle
aile (f.) = mud guard
aile (f.) = wing
aile (f.) arrière = rear mudguard
aile (f.) avant = front mudguard
aile (f.) avant = front wing
aile (f.) saillante = e tended wing
aile (f.) saillante = wing e tension
aileron (m.) ajustable = adjustable spoiler
aileron (m.) arrière = rear wing
aileron (m.) réglable = adjustable spoiler
ailette (f.) = blade
ailette (f.) = fin
ailette (f.) = rib, vane
ailette (f.) de refroidissement = cooling fin
ailette (f.) de refroidissement = cooling rib
aimant (m.) = magneto
aimant (m.) solénoïdal = electromagnet
aimant (m.) solénoïdal = solenoid
air (m.) = air
air (m.) additionnel = additional air
air (m.) ambiant = ambient air
air (m.) ambiant = atmospheric air
air (m.) ambiant = outside air
air (m.) atmosphérique = ambient air
air (m.) atmosphérique = atmospheric air
air (m.) atmosphérique = outside air
air (m.) au iliaire = additional air
air (m.) chaud = hot air
air (m.) comprimé = compressed air
air (m.) d'admission = induction air
air (m.) d'admission = inlet air
air (m.) d'admission = intake air
air (m.) d'aspiration = aspirated air
air (m.) d'aspiration = suction air
air (m.) de balayage = scavenging air
air (m.) de carburateur = carburetter air
air (m.) de compensation = compensating air
air (m.) de compensation = correction air
air (m.) de ralenti = idle air
air (m.) de ralenti = idling air
air (m.) de refroidissement = coolant air
air (m.) de refroidissement = cooling air
air (m.) de suralimentation = charge air
air (m.) de suralimentation = ram air
air (m.) de vent = air current
air (m.) de vent = air flow
air (m.) de vent = air stream
air (m.) en dépression = suction air
air (m.) en dépression = vacuum
air (m.) en excès = air excess
air (m.) en excès = excess air
air (m.) excessif = air excess
air (m.) excessif = excess air
air (m.) intérieur = inside air
air (m.) intérieur = interior air
air (m.) parasite = air leakage
air (m.) parasite = leak air
air (m.) parasite = unmetered air
air (m.) refroidissant = coolant air
air (m.) refroidissant = cooling air
air (m.) supplémentaire = additional air
airbag (m.) = air bag
aire (f.) = area
aire (f.) = surface
aire (f.) de balayage = wiper pattern
ajour (m.) = opening
ajourage (m.) = opening
ajourer = perforate
ajustable = adjustable
ajustage (m.) = adjustment
ajustage (m.) = setting
ajustage (m.) automatique = automatic adjustment
ajustage (m.) de base = basic adjustment
ajustage (m.) de mélange = mi ture compound
ajustage (m.) initial = initial adjustment
ajustement (m.) = adjustment
ajustement (m.) = fit
ajustement (m.) = match, setting
ajustement (m.) appuyé = sliding fit
ajustement (m.) appuyé = transition fit
ajustement (m.) collant = interference fit
ajustement (m.) collant = tight fitting
ajustement (m.) de serrage = interference fit
ajustement (m.) de serrage =
ajuster = adapt
ajuster = adjust
ajuster = regulate, set up
ajutage (m.) d'air = air bleed
alarme (f.) = alarm signal
alarme (f.) = detection signal
alarme-pneu (f.) = tyre-pressure control
alcool (m.) = alcohol
alcool (m.) à brûler = methylated spirit
alcool (m.) à brûler = spirit
alcool (m.) méthylique = methanol
alcool (m.) méthylique = methylated spirit
alcool (m.) ordinaire = ethyl-alcohol
alésage (m.) = bore
alésage (m.) = hole
alésage (m.) de cylindre = cylinder barrel
alésage (m.) de cylindre = cylinder bore
alésage (m.) transversal = transverse bore
alésage (m.) x course = bore x stroke
aléser = bore
aléser = broach
aléser = drill, ream
alésoir (m.) = reamer
alignement (m.) = alignment
alignement (m.) des roues = wheel alignment
aligner = align
alimentation (f.) = alimentation
alimentation (f.) = feed
alimentation (f.) = supply
alimentation (f.) électrique = voltage supply
alimentation (f.) en carburant = fuel feed
alimentation (f.) en carburant = fuel supply
alimentation (f.) en courant = current supply
alimentation (f.) en courant = voltage supply
alimentation (f.) en huile = oil feed
alimentation (f.) en huile = oil supply
alimentation (f.) par dépression = vacuum feed
alimenter = feed
alimenter = supply
alliage (m.) = alloy
alliage (m.) d'aluminium = aluminium alloy
alliage (m.) léger = light alloy
alliage (m.) léger = light metal
allié = alloy
allongement (m.) = dilatation
allongement (m.) = elongation
allongement (m.) = expansion
allongement (m.) de rupture = ultimate elongation
allongement (m.) du châssis = stretched chassis
allongement (m.) plastique = plastic deformation
allumage (m.) = firing
allumage (m.) = ignition
allumage (m.) à batterie = battery ignition
allumage (m.) à bobine = battery-coil ignition
allumage (m.) à bougie = spark ignition
allumage (m.) à compression = compression ignition
allumage (m.) à double bougie = dual-plug ignition
allumage (m.) à haute tension = high-voltage ignition
allumage (m.) à incandescence = glow ignition
allumage (m.) à incandescence = surface ignition
allumage (m.) à transistors = solid-state ignition
allumage (m.) à transistors = transistor ignition
allumage (m.) au point mort = dead-centre ignition
allumage (m.) avancé = advanced ignition
allumage (m.) avancé = ignition advance
allumage (m.) avancé = spark advance
allumage (m.) électronique = electronic ignition
allumage (m.) initial = first fire
allumage (m.) jumelé = dual-plug ignition
allumage (m.) magnétique = magneto ignition
allumage (m.) par batterie = battery ignition
allumage (m.) par étincelle = spark ignition
allumage (m.) par incandescence = glow ignition
allumage (m.) par incandescence = surface ignition
allumage (m.) par magnéto = magneto ignition
allumage (m.) par rupteur = touch-spark ignition
allumage (m.) spontané = self-ignition
allumage (m.) transistorisé = solid-state ignition
allumage (m.) transistorisé = transistor ignition
allume-cigares (m.) = cigar lighter
allume-cigarettes (m.) = cigarette lighter
allumer = combust
allumer = ignite
allumer = inflame
allumeur (m.) = distributer
allumeur (m.) = distributor
alphabetique = alphabetic
alternateur (m.) = alternating-current dynamo
alternateur (m.) = alternator
alternateur (m.) à régulateur incorporé = alternator with integral regulator
alternateur (m.) polyphasé = three-phase alternator
alternateur (m.) triphasé = three-phase generator
alternatif = alternating
aluminium (m.) = aluminium
aluminium (m.) coulé = cast aluminium
alvéole (f.) = blister
alvéole (f.) = blotch
ambulance (f.) = ambulance
âme (f.) = conductor
âme (f.) = core
amélioration (f.) = improvement
améliorer = improve
améliorer = refine
aménagement (m.) = equipment
aménagement (m.) = facility
aménagement (m.) = outfit
aménager = install
amenée (f.) de carburant = fuel feed
amenée (f.) de carburant = fuel supply
amenée (f.) de courant = current supply
amiante (m.) = asbestos
ammètre (m.) = ammeter
ammètre (m.) = partial ammeter
amorcer = aspirate
amorcer = draw in
amorcer = suck in, take in
amortir = absorb
amortir = dampen
amortir = deaden, insulate, silence
amortissement (m.) = absorption
amortissement (m.) = damping
amortissement (m.) = deadening, insulation, silence
amortissement (m.) du bruit = noise reduction
amortisseur (m.) = absorber
amortisseur (m.) = damper
amortisseur (m.) = shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) à double tube = twin-tube shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) à friction = friction damper
amortisseur (m.) à friction = friction shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) à gaz = gas-filled shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) à gaz = gas-pressure shock
amortisseur (m.) à levier = lever shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) de bruits = silencer
amortisseur (m.) de direction = steering damper
amortisseur (m.) de direction = steering shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) de torsion = torsion damper
amortisseur (m.) de vibration = anti-rattle spring
amortisseur (m.) de vibration = dynamic damper
amortisseur (m.) de vibration = vibration damper
amortisseur (m.) en caoutchouc = rubber damper
amortisseur (m.) hydraulique = hydraulic shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) réglable = adjustable shock absorber
amortisseur (m.) télescopique = telescopic shock absorber
amovible = detachable
amovible = removable
amovible = separable
ampérage (m.) = amperage
ampère (m.) = ampere
ampère-heure (m.) = ampere-hour
ampère-seconde (m.) = ampere-second
ampèremètre (m.) = ammeter
ampèremètre (m.) = partial ammeter
amphibie (m.) = amphibian vehicle
amphibie (m.) = amphibious vehicle
amplificateur (m.) = amplifier
amplificateur (m.) = servo
amplificateur (m.) à basse fréquence = low-frequency amplifier
amplificateur (m.) à haute fréquence = high-frequency amplifier
amplificateur (m.) de couple = torque multiplier
amplificateur (m.) de frein = brake booster
amplificateur (m.) de frein = brake servo
amplificateur (m.) de puissance = final amplifier
amplification (f.) = amplification
amplification (f.) = boost
amplification (f.) = power assistance
amplifier = amplify
amplifier = assist
amplifier = boost
amplitude (f.) = amplitude
amplitude (f.) de vibration = vibration amplitude
ampoule (f.) = aire bubble
ampoule (f.) = lamp bulb
ampoule (f.) = light bulb
ampoule (f.) à bayonnette = bayonet-base bulb
ampoule (f.) à deux filaments = double-pole bulb
ampoule (f.) à deux filaments = twin-filament bulb
ampoule (f.) à deux filaments = two-filament bulb
ampoule (f.) à filament unique = single-filament bulb
ampoule (f.) à halogène = halogen bulb
ampoule (f.) à iode = halogen bulb
ampoule (f.) à iode = iodine lamp
ampoule (f.) à l'incandescence = light bulb
ampoule (f.) au néon = neon bulb
ampoule (f.) bifilament = two-filament bulb
ampoule (f.) Bilux = double-pole bulb
ampoule (f.) Bilux = twin-filament bulb
ampoule (f.) clignotante = flasher bulb
ampoule (f.) de phare = head-light bulb
ampoule (f.) de projecteur = head-light bulb
ampoule (f.) de réserve = spare bulb
ampoule (f.) halogène = quartz-halogen bulb
ampoule (f.) linolithe = festoon bulb
ampoule (f.) navette = festoon bulb
ampoule (f.) phare-code = double-filament bulb
ampoule (f.) tubulaire = festoon bulb
analogique = analogue
analyse (f.) = analysis
analyse (f.) = investigation
analyse (f.) de l'huile = engine-oil analysis
analyseur (m.) = controller
analyseur (m.) = tester
analyseur (m.) à infrarouge = infra-red tester
analyseur (m.) de CO et de HC = CO-HC analyser
analyseur (m.) des gaz d'échappement = exhaust-gas emission analiser
analyseur (m.) du moteur = engine analyser
anatomique = anatomic
ancètre (m.) = historic automobile
ancètre (m.) = veteran car
ancrage (m.) = anchorage point
ancrage (m.) = attachment
ancrage (m.) = fastening, obstruction
ancrage (m.) de siège = seat anchorage
ancrage (m.) supérieur = upper anchorage point
anémographe (f.) = air-speed indicator
anémographe (f.) = anemometer
angle (m.) = angle
angle (m.) aigu = acute angle
angle (m.) au volant = steering-wheel angle
angle (m.) d'approche = angle of approach
angle (m.) d'approche = approach angle
angle (m.) d'approche = entry angle
angle (m.) d'attaque = angle of attack
angle (m.) d'attaque = approach angle
angle (m.) d'attaque = entry angle
angle (m.) d'avance = advance angle
angle (m.) d'impact = angle of impact
angle (m.) d'inclinaison = angle of gradient
angle (m.) d'inclinaison = angle of inclination
angle (m.) d'injection = injector angle
angle (m.) d'ouverture = opening angle
angle (m.) de balayage = wiping angle
angle (m.) de basculement = dump angle
angle (m.) de basculement = tipping angle
angle (m.) de braquage = steering angle
angle (m.) de came = cam angle
angle (m.) de carrossage = camber
angle (m.) de carrossage = camber angle
angle (m.) de dent = tooth angle
angle (m.) de dérive = attitude angle
angle (m.) de dérive = drift angle
angle (m.) de dérive = slip angle
angle (m.) de fermeture = breaker-cam angle
angle (m.) de fermeture = contact angle
angle (m.) de fermeture = timing angle
angle (m.) de fuite = angle of departure
angle (m.) de fuite = angle of inclination
angle (m.) de lacet = yaw angle
angle (m.) de lacet = yaw rate
angle (m.) de levée = lifting angle
angle (m.) de non-visibilité = dead angle
angle (m.) de pente arrière = rear overhang
angle (m.) de pente avant = front overhang
angle (m.) de pincement = toe-in
angle (m.) de roulis = roll angle
angle (m.) de roulis = roll rate
angle (m.) de tangage = pitch angle
angle (m.) de tangage = pitch rate
angle (m.) de transmission = gearbox angle
angle (m.) de vilebrequin = crank angle
angle (m.) de vilebrequin = crankshaft angle
angle (m.) de vision = angle of view
angle (m.) des flancs de courroie = belt angle
angle (m.) du dos = back angle
angle (m.) du jet = spray angle
angle (m.) du pivot de fusée = king-pin angle
angle (m.) dwell = breaker-cam angle
angle (m.) dwell = contact angle
angle (m.) dwell = dwell angle
angle (m.) mort = dead angle
angle (m.) obtus = obtuse angle
angle (m.) visuel = angle of view
anneau (m.) = lug
anneau (m.) = ring
anneau (m.) à cames = cam ring
anneau (m.) collecteur = slip ring
anneau (m.) cranté = toothed annulus
anneau (m.) croissant = circlip
anneau (m.) croissant = snap ring
anneau (m.) croissant = spring clip
anneau (m.) d'arrèt = guard ring
anneau (m.) d'arrèt = locking ring
anneau (m.) d'arrèt = retaining ring
anneau (m.) d'écartement = distance ring
anneau (m.) d'écartement = distance spacer
anneau (m.) d'écartement = distance washer
anneau (m.) d'étanchéité = joint ring
anneau (m.) d'étanchéité = sealing ring
anneau (m.) d'étanchéité = joint washer
anneau (m.) d'hélice = heli
anneau (m.) de adjusting lever = adjusting ring
anneau (m.) de butée = stop collar
anneau (m.) de butée = stop ring
anneau (m.) de cames = cam ring
anneau (m.) de centrage = adjusting ring
anneau (m.) de centrage = adjustment ring
anneau (m.) de chaîne = link
anneau (m.) de chaîne = shackle
anneau (m.) de commande de l'avertisseur = signal push ring
anneau (m.) de côté = rim ring
anneau (m.) de fermeture = joint ring
anneau (m.) de fermeture = sealing ring
anneau (m.) de fermeture = joint washer
anneau (m.) de fixation = clamping ring
anneau (m.) de fixation = : guard ring
anneau (m.) de fixation = retaining ring
anneau (m.) de frettage = shrink ring
anneau (m.) de frettage = shrunk ring
anneau (m.) de garniture = packing ring
anneau (m.) de graissage = greasing ring
anneau (m.) de guidage = guide ring
anneau (m.) de joint = gasket ring
anneau (m.) de joint = packing ring
anneau (m.) de poussée = adjusting ring
anneau (m.) de rejet d'huile = oil splash ring
anneau (m.) de rejet d'huile = oil thrower ring
anneau (m.) de retenue = retainer ring
anneau (m.) de retenue d'huile = oil-seal ring
anneau (m.) de retenue métallique = wire circlip
anneau (m.) de roulement à billes = bearing race
anneau (m.) de serrage = clamping ring
anneau (m.) de soupape = valve insert
anneau (m.) de soupape = valve ring
anneau (m.) de soupape = valve-seat ring
anneau (m.) de synchronisation = synchroniser ring
anneau (m.) de tolérance = tolerance ring
anneau (m.) denté = toothed annulus
anneau (m.) élastique = fle ible ring
anneau (m.) en caoutchouc = rubber ring
anneau (m.) en graphite = graphite ring
anneau (m.) enjoliveur = case ring
anneau (m.) enjoliveur = side ring
anneau (m.) enjoliveur = trim ring
anneau (m.) intermédiaire = intermediate ring
anneau (m.) intermédiaire = intermediate washer
anneau (m.) intermédiaire = space washer
anneau (m.) isolateur = insulating pliers
anneau (m.) Seeger = seeger circlip
année (f.) = year
année (f.) de construction = year of construction
année (f.) de fabrication = year of construction
année (f.) modèle = model year
annexe (f.) = appendix
annulaire = annular
annulaire = cyclic
annulaire = ring-shaped
anode (f.) = anode
anode (f.) = positive electrode
anormal = abnormal
antenne (f.) = antenna
antenne (f.) à cadre = coil aerial
antenne (f.) à cadre = frame aerial
antenne (f.) à commande automatique = automatic aerial
antenne (f.) automatique = automatic aerial
antenne (f.) barre = bar aerial
antenne (f.) barre = rod aerial
antenne (f.) bâton = bar aerial
antenne (f.) bâton = rod aerial
antenne (f.) de toit = top aerial
anti-acide = acid-proof
anti-acide = acid-resistant
anti-acide = anti-acid
anti-éblouissant = antidazzle
anti-éblouissant = antiglare
anti-éblouissante (f.) = sun screen
anti-éblouissante (f.) = sun visor
anti-enrayeur (m.) = anti-block brake system
anti-enrayeur (m.) = anti-lock braking system
anti-oxydant (m.) = anti-oxydation additive
anti-usure = wear-resistant
antichambre (f.) = antechamber
antichambre (f.) = secondary combustion chamber
anticorrosif = anti-rust
anticorrosif = corrosion resistant
antidémarrage (m.) codé = anti-start code
antidérapant = stiff
antidérapeur (m.) automatique = automatic stability control
antidérapeur (m.) automatique = traction
antidétonant = knock-proof
antidétonant = knockless
antidétonant (m.) = anti-knock additive
antifading (m.) = automatic volume control
antifeu = flame resistant
antifriction (m.) = anti-friction layer
antifriction (m.) = anti-fricton metal
antifuite (m.) = seal
antifuite (m.) = sealant
antifuite (m.) = sealer
antigel (m.) = anti-freeze
antigel (m.) = anti-freeze agent
antigivre (m.) = anti-icing additive
antigivre (m.) = de-icer
antinuisance = ecologically sound
antiparasitage (m.) = interference suppression
antiparasitage (m.) = screening
antipoussière = dust-proof
antirouille = anti-rust
antivibrateur (m.) = anti-rattle spring
antivibrateur (m.) = dynamic damper
antivibrateur (m.) = vibration damper
antivol (m.) = anti-theft device
antivol (m.) = theft-deterrent system
antivol (m.) sur la direction = steering lock
aplanir = flatten
aplanir = level
aplomb (m.) = position at right angles
appareil (m.) = apparatus
appareil (m.) = device
appareil (m.) = instrument
appareil (m.) à essayer = testing device
appareil (m.) à monter les pneus = tyre-fitting machine
appareil (m.) à redresser = structural body-repair equipment
appareil (m.) auxiliaire = auxiliary device
appareil (m.) d'ajustement = adjusting device
appareil (m.) d'arrèt = locking device
appareil (m.) d'essai = testing device
appareil (m.) de charge = battery charger
appareil (m.) de commande = switch box
appareil (m.) de commande = processor
appareil (m.) de contrôle du moteur = engine analyser
appareil (m.) de mesure = measuring device
appareil (m.) de montage = assembly jig
appareil (m.) de montage = assembly stand
appareil (m.) de réglage des projecteurs = head-light aiming device
appareil (m.) de réglage des projecteurs =
appareil (m.) de soudure = welder
appareil (m.) supplémentaire = au iliary device
appareillage (m.) = implements
appareillage (m.) = installation
appareillage (m.) = tools, utensil head-light range adjuster
appareils (m. pl.) = equipment
appareils (m. pl.) = hardware
appauvrissement (m.) = leaning
appel (m.) = signal
appel (m.) = warning
appel (m.) d'air = air draught
appel (m.) d'air = draught
appel (m.) de phares = flash
appendice (f.) = appendi
appendice (f.) des freins = brake control
application (f.) = application
application (f.) = utilisation
appliquer = apply
appliquer = press
appliquer les freins = brake
apport (m.) = contribution
apprèt (m.) = primer
apprèt (m.) = surfacer
approvisionnement (m.) = reserve
approvisionnement (m.) = supply
approvisionner en carburant = fuel
appui (m.) = support
appui (m.) = supporting mounting
appui (m.) de capot-moteur = bonnet support
appui (m.) de semi-remorque = leg and spindle
appui (m.) lombaire = lumbar support
appui (m.) lombaire réglable = adjustable lumbar support
appui-pied (m.) = foot rest
appui-tète (m.) = head rest
appui-tète (m.) = head restraint
appui-tète (m.) intégré = seat-integrated head rest
appui-tète (m.) réglable = adjustable head rest
appui-tète (m.) réversible = tiltable head rest
appui-tète (m.) réversible = tilting head rest
aptitude (f.) = ability
aptitude (f.) = adaptability
aptitude (f.) = capability
aptitude (f.) à l'accélération = acceleration power
aptitude (f.) à l'inflammation = ignition ability
aptitude (f.) à la maintenance = maintenability
aptitude (f.) au passage du gué = fording capacity
aquaplanage (m.) = aqua planing
arbre (m.) à came de frein = brake camshaft
arbre (m.) à cames = camshaft
arbre (m.) à cames d'admission = inlet camshaft
arbre (m.) à cames d'admission = intake camshaft
arbre (m.) à cames d'échappement = outlet camshaft
arbre (m.) à cames en tète = overhead camshaft
arbre (m.) à cames en tète simple = single overhead-camshaft engine
arbre (m.) à cames sur la culasse = overhead camshaft
arbre (m.) à cannelures = serrated shaft
arbre (m.) à cannelures = splined shaft
arbre (m.) à cardan = cardan shaft
arbre (m.) à cardan = universal shaft
arbre (m.) à contrepoids d'équilibrage = balancer shaft
arbre (m.) à contrepoids d'équilibrage = balancing shaft
arbre (m.) à denture = serrated shaft
arbre (m.) à excentrique = eccentric shaft
arbre (m.) à fourche = Elliot-type axle
arbre (m.) à fourche = forked axle
arbre (m.) à pignon = gear shaft
arbre (m.) à pignon = pinion shaft
arbre (m.) articulé = pivot pin
arbre (m.) articulé = spindle
arbre (m.) auxiliaire = auxiliary shaft
arbre (m.) auxiliaire = countershaft
arbre (m.) auxiliaire = idler shaft, layshaft
arbre (m.) cannelé = splined shaft
arbre (m.) creu = hollow shaft
arbre (m.) d'accouplement = clutch shaft
arbre (m.) d'accouplement = clutch spindle
arbre (m.) d'embrayage = clutch shaft
arbre (m.) d'embrayage = clutch spindle
arbre (m.) d'entraînement = gearbox shaft
arbre (m.) d'entrée = gearbox shaft
arbre (m.) d'entrée = input shaft
arbre (m.) d'équilibrage de silent bloc = silent shaft
arbre (m.) d'inducteur = rotor shaft
arbre (m.) d'induit = drive axle
arbre (m.) de baladeur = selector shaft
arbre (m.) de cardan = cardan shaft
arbre (m.) de cardan = universal shaft
arbre (m.) de changement de vitesse = shift axle
arbre (m.) de changement de vitesse = shifting shaft
arbre (m.) de commande = drive shaft
arbre (m.) de commande = propeller shaft
arbre (m.) de commande de frein = brake axle
arbre (m.) de commande de vitesses = selector rod
arbre (m.) de commande de vitesses = shift axle
arbre (m.) de commande de vitesses = striker rod
arbre (m.) de communication = connecting shaft
arbre (m.) de direction = steering rod
arbre (m.) de direction = steering shaft
arbre (m.) de direction = steering spindle
arbre (m.) de distributeur = distributer drive shaft
arbre (m.) de distributeur = distributor drive
arbre (m.) de frein = brake axle
arbre (m.) de la bielle = drop-arm shaft
arbre (m.) de levier de direction = drop-arm shaft
arbre (m.) de relais = connecting shaft
arbre (m.) de relais = connection shaft
arbre (m.) de renvoi = auxiliary idler shaft
arbre (m.) de renvoi = intermediate shaft
arbre (m.) de rotor = rotor shaft
arbre (m.) de roue = axle shaft
arbre (m.) de roue = half shaft
arbre (m.) de roue = wheel drive shaft
arbre (m.) de sélecteur = selector shaft
arbre (m.) de sortie = outlet shaft
arbre (m.) de sortie = output shaft
arbre (m.) de transmission = universal shaft
arbre (m.) de turbine = turbine shaft
arbre (m.) de vis sans fin = worm shaft
arbre (m.) de volant = flywheel shaft
arbre (m.) de volant = steering shaft
arbre (m.) de volant = steering spindle
arbre (m.) flexible = flexible shaft
arbre (m.) intermédiaire = auxiliary shaft
arbre (m.) intermédiaire = countershaft
arbre (m.) intermédiaire = idler shaft, intermediate shaft
arbre (m.) menant = drive shaft
arbre (m.) menant = driving shaft
arbre (m.) moteur = drive shaft
arbre (m.) moteur = driving shaft
arbre (m.) moteur = engine shaft
arbre (m.) porte-galet = sector shaft
arbre (m.) porte-secteur = sector shaft
arbre (m.) primaire = constant-pinion shaft
arbre (m.) primaire = first-motion shaft
arbre (m.) primaire = input shaft
arbre (m.) principal = gearbox main shaft
arbre (m.) principal = main gear shaft
arbre (m.) récepteur = outlet shaft
arbre (m.) récepteur = output shaft
arbre (m.) secondaire = countershaft
arbre (m.) secondaire = idler shaft
arbre (m.) secondaire = secondary shaft
arbre (m.) vertical de commande d'arbre à cames = vertical drive shaft
arbre-vilebrequin (m.) = crankshaft
arc (m.) de cercle = arc
arc (m.) de cercle = bow
arceau (m.) = bow
arceau (m.) de protection avant = cow catcher
arceau (m.) de sécurité = roll bar
arceau (m.) de sécurité = roll-over bar
arète (f.) = edge
arète (f.) = ridge
arète (f.) de rotor = rotor tip
armature (f.) = armature
armature (f.) = armour
armature (f.) = skeleton
armature (f.) de dynamo = alternator armature
armé = armoured
armement (m.) = armour
armement (m.) = reinforcement
armoire (f.) = box
armoire (f.) à outils = tool box
armoire (f.) d'outillage = tool box
armoire (f.) de commande = drive house
armoire (f.) de commande = switch box
armoire (f.) de commande = switch case
aromatiques (m. pl.) = aromatics
arrache-moyeu (m.) = hub puller
arrache-palier (m.) = bearing extractor
arracher = elongate
arracher = extract
arracher = pull off, shear
arracheur (m.) de moyeu = wheel-hub e tractor
arrèt (m.) = arrester
arrèt (m.) = limiter
arrèt (m.) = pawl, stop
arrèt (m.) d'urgence = crash halt
arrèt (m.) d'urgence = emergency stop
arrèt (m.) d'urgence = panic stop
arrèt (m.) d'usure = ring ridge
arrèt (m.) d'usure = wear ridge
arrèt (m.) de l'axe de piston = gudgeon-pin retaining clip
arrèt (m.) de l'axe de piston = piston-pin retaining clip
arrèt (m.) de porte = door brake
arrèt (m.) de porte = door catch
arrèt (m.) de porte = door stop
arrèt (m.) de sûreté = safety check
arrèt (m.) fixe = basic position
arrèt (m.) fixe = fixed stop
arrèt (m.) fixe = original position
arrèter = arrest
arrèter = lock
arrèter = shut off, stop, switch off
arrètoir (m.) = lock pin
arrètoir (m.) = securing pin
arrière (f.) = back side
arrière (f.) = rear end
arrondir = bevel
arrondir = round
arrondir = round off
article (m.) = article
article (m.) facultatif = option
articulation (f.) = fulcrum
articulation (f.) = pivot
articulation (f.) à charnières = jack-knifing
articulation (f.) pivotante = jack-knifing
articulation (f.) sphérique = ball-and socket joint
articuler = pivot
articuler = swivel
ascente (f.) = ascending movement
aspect (m.) = aspect
aspect (m.) = shape
aspect (m.) arrière = rear aspect
aspect (m.) avant = end outline
aspect (m.) avant = face view
aspect (m.) avant = front view
aspect (m.) de bougie = spark-plug appearance
aspect (m.) de bougie = spark-plug condition
aspect (m.) frontal = end outline
aspect (m.) frontal = face view
aspect (m.) frontal = front view
aspirateur (m.) = aspirator
aspirateur (m.) = blower
aspirateur (m.) = blower fan, scavenging tool
aspirateur (m.) de voiture = car vacuum cleaner
aspiration (f.) = aspiration
aspiration (f.) = suction
aspirer = absorb
aspirer = aspirate
aspirer = draw in, suck in, take in
assemblage (m.) = assembly
assemblage (m.) à rivets = rivet joint
assemblage (m.) à vis = screw connection
assemblage (m.) angulaire = angle joint
assembler = assemble
assembler = unite
assembler par soudure = weld together
asservissement (m.) = amplification
asservissement (m.) = boost
asservissement (m.) = power assistance
assistance (f.) = amplification
assistance (f.) = boost
assistance (f.) = power assistance
assistance (f.) à dépression = vacuum servo
assistance (f.) de la direction = servo steering
assistance (f.) de la direction = steering servo
assistance (f.) hydraulique = hydraulic assistance
assistance (f.) pneumatique = pneumatic servo
assurance (f.) = insurance
assurance (f.) automobile = car insurance
assurance (f.) casco = casco insurance
assurance (f.) casco intégrale = all-risk insurance
assurance (f.) de véhicule = car insurance
assurance (f.) occupants = passenger insurance
asymétrique = asymmetric
atelier (m.) = service shop
atelier (m.) = workshop
atelier (m.) d'essais = test room
atelier (m.) de réparation = repair shop
atelier (m.) de serrurerie = fitting shop
atelier (m.) de serrurerie = locksmith's shop
atelier (m.) roulant = mobile workshop
atomisation (f.) = atomisation
atomiser = spray
atomiseur (m.) = atomiser
attache (f.) = attachment
attache (f.) = clamp
attache (f.) = coupling, hitch, latch
attache (f.) d'attelage = fifth-wheel king pin
attache (f.) de câble = cable connection
attache (f.) de capot-moteur = bonnet catch
attache (f.) de moteur = engine mounting
attache (f.) de porte = door latch
attache (f.) rapide = quick-fastener
attacher = attach
attacher = fasten
attacher = tie up
attelage (m.) = hitch
attelage (m.) à crochet = rope hook
attelage (m.) à crochet = towing hitch
attelage (m.) à crochet = towing hook
attelage (m.) à rotule = ball coupling
attelage (m.) automatique = automatic coupling
attelage (m.) auxiliaire = emergency coupling
attelage (m.) de remorque = draw-bar coupling
attelage (m.) de remorque = tow coupling
attelage (m.) de remorque = trailer coupling
attelage (m.) rapide = quick-acting coupling
attelage (m.) rapide = quick-release coupling
attention! = attention!
attention! = caution!
atténuation (f.) = suppression
atténuer = suppress
aube (f.) = blade
aube (f.) = impeller
aube (f.) = scoop, shovel, vane
audible = acoustic
audible = audible
audiofréquence (f.) = audio-frequency
audiomètre (m.) = audiometer
auge (f.) = cut
auge (f.) = kerf
auge (f.) = recess
auge (f.) = basculante : cargo body
augmentation (f.) = elevation
augmentation (f.) de la pression = pressure increase
augmentation (f.) de la puissance = power increase
auto (m.) = car
auto (m.) = motor car
auto-étanchéifiant = self-sealing
auto-excitation (f.) = self-excitation
auto-inflammation (f.) = uncontrolled ignition
autobus (m.) = bus
autobus (m.) à impériale = double-decker
autobus (m.) à impériale = twin-deck bus
autobus (m.) articulé = articulated bus
autobus-urbain (m.) = city bus
autobus-urbain (m.) = urban bus
autocar (m.) = coach
autocar (m.) = touring car
autocar (m.) = touring coach
autocaravan (m.) = camper
autocaravan (m.) = motor home
automatique = automatic
automobile = automobile
automobile (f.) = car
automobile (f.) = motor car
automobile (f.) à essence = petrol-powered car
automobile (f.) à moteur à essence = petrol-powered car
automobile (f.) à moteur diesel = diesel-powered car
automobile (f.) à vapeur = steam vehicle
automobile (f.) de pompiers = fire engine
automobile (f.) de pompiers = fire-fighting vehicle
automobile (f.) diesel = diesel-powered car
automobile (f.) électrique = : battery vehicle
automobile (f.) électrique = electric vehicle
automobilisme (m.) = motorsport
automobiliste (m.) = driver
automobiliste (m.) = motorist
autonomie (f.) = operating range
autonomie (f.) = radius of action
autonomie (f.) = range of action
autopompe (f.) = fire engine
autopompe (f.) = fire-fighting vehicle
autoportant = self-supporting
autoradio (m.) = car radio
autoréglable = self-aligning
autorégleur = self-aligning
autorégulateur = self-aligning
autorisé = admissible
autorisé = maximum permissible
autorisé = permissible
autotaxi (f.) = taxi cab
autovulcanisant = self-curing
auvent (m.) = louvre
auvent (m.) de capot = bonnet louvre
auvent (m.) de moteur = ram box
auxiliaire = auxiliary
auxiliaire = auxiliary device
auxiliaire (f.) de démarrage = ignition aid
auxiliaire (f.) de démarrage = starting aid
auxiliaires (m. pl.) = auxiliary parts
avancé = advanced
avancé = protrusive
avance (f.) = advance
avance (f.) = advancement
avance (f.) = advantage
avance (f.) à commande à force centrifuge = centrifugal advance
avance (f.) à commande par dépression = vacuum-controlled advance
avance (f.) automatique de l'allumage = automatic ignition advance
avance (f.) de l'injection = advanced injection
avance (f.) de l'injection = injection advance
avance (f.) fixe = fixed advance
avance (f.) fixe = set pre-ignition
avancement (m.) = advance
avancement (m.) = advancement
avancement (m.) = process
avancer = advance
avancer = lead
avant (m.) = face
avant (m.) = front
avertissement (m.) = alarm signal
avertissement (m.) = detection signal
avertissement (m.) acoustique = acoustic alarm
avertissement (m.) acoustique = audible signal
avertissement (m.) optique = flash signal
avertissement (m.) optique = optical horn
avertisseur (m.) acoustique = hooter
avertisseur (m.) acoustique = signal horn
avertisseur (m.) de crevaison = tyre-pressure control light
avertisseur (m.) lumineu = head-light flasher
avertisseur (m.) pneumatique = air horn
avertisseur (m.) sonore = audible warning device
axe (f.) papillon = throttle axle
axe (m.) = axis
axe (m.) = centre line
axe (m.) = pin, pivot spindle
axe (m.) central = floating axle
axe (m.) central = swing axle
axe (m.) d'accélérateur = throttle-pedal axle
axe (m.) d'ancrage = anchor pin
axe (m.) d'articulation = hinge bolt
axe (m.) d'articulation = hinge pin
axe (m.) d'attelage = fifth-wheel king pin
axe (m.) de bras de balai = wiper shaft
axe (m.) de butée = stop pin
axe (m.) de charnière = hinge bolt
axe (m.) de charnière = hinge pin
axe (m.) de culbuteur = rocker shaft
axe (m.) de culbuteur = rocking-arm shaft
axe (m.) de cylindre = cylinder a is
axe (m.) de fixation = fastening pin
axe (m.) de fixation = hold-down pin
axe (m.) de fourchette = fork spindle
axe (m.) de fourchette = yoke spindle
axe (m.) de fusée = king pin
axe (m.) de fusée = steering-swivel bolt
axe (m.) de fusée = swivel king pin
axe (m.) de marche arrière = reverse idler shaft
axe (m.) de marche arrière = reverse shaft
axe (m.) de papillon = throttle shaft
axe (m.) de papillon = throttle spindle
axe (m.) de pédale = pedal axle
axe (m.) de piston = gudgeon pin
axe (m.) de piston = piston pin
axe (m.) de ressort = shackle bolt
axe (m.) de ressort = shackle pin
axe (m.) de ressort = spring bolt
axe (m.) de rotation = rotation axle
axe (m.) de rotation = rotational axis
axe (m.) de roulis = instantanious axle
axe (m.) de roulis = roll axis
axe (m.) de satellites = differential bevel-gear shaft
axe (m.) de suspension = shackle bolt
axe (m.) de suspension = spring bolt
axe (m.) de symétrie = axis of symmetry
axe (m.) des abscisses = axis
axe (m.) longitudinal = longitudinal a is
axe (m.) neutre = neutral a is
axe (m.) neutre = neutral line
axe (m.) polaire = polar a is
axe-guide (m.) = dowel
axe-guide (m.) = dowel pin
axe-pivot (m.) de la fusée = king pin
axe-pivot (m.) de la fusée = steering-swivel bolt
axial = axial
axisymétrique = symmetric
azote (m.) = nitrogen