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8. Shapes & Patterns, Size & Quantity, Containers

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alicekelyn's version from 2016-06-02 09:48

Shapes and Patterns

Question Answer
outlinele contour
circumference, perimeter le pourtour
enclosure l'enceinte (f)
edge, surround, frame, border, edgingla bordure
stroke, linele trait
layout, plan, line, coursele tracé
slice, round, disk, ringla rondelle
hoople cerceau
meander, twist, turnle méandre
radiusle rayon
sinuous, wavy sinueux
curved, curving / curve, bend / curvaturecourbe / la courbe / la courbure
to wring, wind, twist (+ adj)tordre (tordu)
round, roundedarrondi
curvedincurvé
to bend, form a curves'incurver
cross-roads, crossingla croisée
patternedà motifs
stripedà rayures
rowla rangée
checkedà carreaux
star-spangled, star-studdedparsemé d'étoiles
to match somethingêtre assorti à / s'harmoniser avec quelque chose
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Size and Quantity

Question Answer
surface, surface area, acreagela superficie
areala région
extentl'étendue (f)
to lengthen rallonger
to shortenraccourcir
to widen, become widers'élargir
in the depths ofau plus épais de
the bulk ofle gros de
measurementsles mensurations (f)
inchle pouce
amount, total (money)le montant
scraple bout
slice / to slicela tranche / couper en tranches
to spread out, open out; to extend (limbs, powers, business, research), stretch, hang out (washing)étendre
to stretch out, spread (disease, weather), to expand (city), to broaden (research), to widen (knowledge)s'étendre
spread out, sprawling (conurbation), extensive, wide-ranging, widespread, broadétendu
extensionla prolongation
to cause to swell (limb, joint, river)enfler
nearby, closeavoisinant
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Containers

Question Answer
jar, pot, tinle pot
beaker, tumbler (plastic / paper)le gobelet (en plastique / papier)
dish, gobletla coupe
tooth mugle verre à dents
tin, can of foodla boîte de conserve
box, crate (packing / tools); tillla caisse (d'emballage / à outils)
water-tankla cuve à eau
petty cashla petite caisse
box, casela caisson
chest, trunk; bootle coffre
casketla cassette / le coffret
jewellery boxle coffret à bijoux
trunkla malle
small casela mallette
carton of cigarettesla cartouche de cigarettes
safe, strongbox le coffre-fort
barrel, caskle tonneau / le baril
corkle bouchon
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Containers

Question Answer
bucket (coal / ice)le seau (à charbon / glace)
handlel'anse (f)
support, prop, standle support
basket (wastepaper / mail tray)la corbeille (à papiers / courrier)
shopping bagle sac à provisions / le cabas
bag, sachet, packetle sachet (de bonbons, de soupe, de thé etc.)
case, kitla trousse
briefcasela serviette
bag, saddlebag, satchel, postbagla sacoche
plastic bagle plastique
briefcase, document casele porte-documents
attaché casel'attaché-case (m)
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Containers

Question Answer
le porte-bagages/bébé/bouteilles/parapluies/cartes/cigarettes/musique/revues/serviettes/vélos/bloc à pince/copie/porte-couteaux/lettres/aiguilles/plume/skis/cravates/toastsluggage rack/baby carrier/wine rack/umbrella stand/card wallet/cigarette case/music case/magazine rack/towel rail/bike rack/clipboard/copyholder/knife-stand/letter rack/needle case/pen holder/ski rack/tie rack/toast rack
towel ringl'anneau porte-serviettes (m)
money beltla ceinture porte-monnaie
bottled beerla bière en bouteille
Thermos flaskla bouteille Thermos
tank (water/ milk)la citerne (à eau / à lait)
septic tankla fosse septique
tub, tank, sink, tray (washtub / ice tray / vegetable compartment / sand pit) la bac (à laver / glace / légumes / sable)
tuble baquet
basin, bowl; washbasin (plastic)la cuvette (de plastique)
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