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DRY FOAM [3 records]

Record 1 2005-07-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Housework
  • Carpets and Floor Coverings
DEF

A detergent solution, containing only a small amount of water, is mechanically worked into the surface of the carpet and the loose soil is removed by a vacuum.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Ménage
  • Tapis et revêtements de sol
DEF

Solution détergente, renfermant une très petite quantité d'eau, qu'on fait pénétrer mécaniquement dans la surface du tapis pour en déloger les saletés qui seront ensuite aspirées.

Spanish

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Record 2 2005-05-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Extinguishing Agents
  • Brush, Prairie and Forest Fires
DEF

A low expansion foam type with stable bubble structure and slow drain time which is used primarily for resource and property protection.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Agents extincteurs
  • Incendies de végétation
DEF

Mousse extinctrice à faible foisonnement possédant une structure sphérique stable et un taux de drainage lent, utilisée principalement pour assurer la protection des espaces naturels et des propriétés.

Spanish

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Record 3 2002-02-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemistry
  • Medication

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chimie
  • Médicaments

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Química
  • Medicamentos
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