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COMPAS RESSORT [3 records]

Record 1 2017-10-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Instruments
  • Surveying Instruments
  • Mathematical Geography
DEF

A small pair of compasses one leg of which carries a pencil, pen, or point, its legs being connected by a bow-shaped spring instead of by a joint.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments scientifiques
  • Instruments d'arpentage
  • Géographie mathématique
DEF

Petit compas que l'on manœuvre au moyen d'une tige tenue entre le pouce et l'index, et qui sert à tracer de très petits cercles [...]

CONT

Le compas pincette, dit balustre dont l'ouverture est réglable par une vis; il sert à tracer des cercles ou arcs de faibles rayons (de 1 à 4 mm environ).

Spanish

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Record 2 1999-10-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • General Scientific and Technical Vocabulary
  • Tools and Equipment (Mechanics)
DEF

An outside or inside caliper having a heavy spring joining the legs together at the top; legs are opened and closed by a knurled nut.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vocabulaire technique et scientifique général
  • Outillage (Mécanique)

Spanish

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Record 3 1997-02-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Standards
OBS

Standard number: CAN/CGSB-39.25-M88

French

Domaine(s)
  • Normes de l'Office des normes générales du Canada (ONGC)
OBS

Numéro de norme : CAN/CGSB-39.250-M88

Spanish

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