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Lexique des barrages Glossary on Dams

Bulletin de terminologie 178 Terminology Bulletin 178

Manette Grandchamp-Tupula
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Grandchamp-Tupula, Mariette. Grandchamp-Tupula, Manette.


Lexique des barrages = Glossary Lexique des barrages = Glossary
on dams. on dams.

(Bulletin de terminologie = (Bulletin de terminologie =


Terminology bulletin; 178) Terminology bulletin; 178)
Prpar par Manette Prepared by Mariette
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Table des matires Table of Contents

Avant-propos y Foreword

Notes explicatives vii User's Guide vii

Abrviations ix Abbreviations ix

Lexique anglais-franais 1 English-French Glossary 1

Lexique franais-anglais 39 French-English Glossary 39

Bibliographie 79 Bibliography 79
Avant-propos Foreword

Le prsent lexique traite de tous les This glossary contains terms related
types de barrages, qu'ils soient to all types of dams, whether built
construits des fins de production to produce electricity or for other
d'lectricit ou des fins d'irri- purposes, including irrigation,
gation, de navigation intrieure, inland navigation, flood control,
de protection contre les crues, municipal water supply, diversion and
d'alimentation en eau des agglom- recreation. Some even fulfil more
rations, de drivation, de loisirs, than one of these functions.
etc., ou encore qu'ils remplissent
plusieurs de ces fonctions.

Si le mot barrage voque souvent Though the word "dam" often evokes
l'image de gigantesques masses de an image of huge concrete structures
bton qu'on aurait riges pour erected as a challenge to the forces
dfier les forces de la nature, il of nature, they can be small in size
dsigne galement des ouvrages plus and made of less durable materials
modestes, faits de matriaux moins (which need to be protected against
durables, qui ncessitent une the erosive effects of water).
protection spciale contre l'action Indeed, there are inflatable
rosive des eaux. Il existe mme dams made of Neoprene as well as
des barrages gonflables (en Noprne) collapsible dams that can in an
et d'autres, dits mobiles , qui emergency situation be lowered onto
s'abaissent ou que l'on peut abaisser the riverbed.
lorsque le niveau de l'eau est trop
lev.

Sans tre exhaustive, la prsente This glossary is not meant to be


nomenclature numre la plupart des exhaustive, but it does cover most
types de barrages existants; elle types of dams in existence, their
runit notamment les termes qui en purpose, configuration, and
dsignent le rle, la configuration constituent materials. It contains
et les matriaux constituants. S'y a basic vocabulary for hydro-electric
trouve, en outre, le vocabulaire facilities, for the component parts
de base des amnagements hydro- of fixed and collapsible dams and
lectriques, de mme que les related structures. Also included
principaux termes s'appliquant aux are some of the terms used in
parties des barrages fixes ou mobiles hydraulics that are most relevant to
et aux ouvrages annexes. Y figurent the subject matter at hand. Terms
enfin quelques termes d'hydraulique relating to electrical equipment,
qui touchent au domaine l'tude. recording instruments, power gener-
En sont exclues, cependant, la ating equipment, gates, and gate
terminologie de l'appareillage operation have been excluded.
lectrique des centrales, celle des
instruments enregistreurs et des
quipements gnrateurs de puissance,
de mme que celle des diffrents
types de vannes.
La liste des quivalences s'inspire The list of term pairs is based
du Glossaire anglaisfranais des
- on the English French Glossary
-

barrages que l'auteure, on Dams which the author,


Mariette Grandchamp-Tupula a prsent Mariette Grandchamp-Tupula, submitted
comme mmoire de matrise, en 1981, in 1981 as a master's thesis to the
la Facult des tudes suprieures de University of Montreal's faculty of
l'Universit de Montral. La biblio- graduate studies. The bibliography
graphie reprend en partie la liste is an abridged version of the one
des publications figurant la fin du used in the thesis.
mmoire.

Nous esprons que ce lexique rendra We trust that this glossary will be a
service tous ceux qui seront useful tool to all who have occasion
appels le consulter. to consult it.

Le sous-secrtaire d'tat adjoint


(Langues officielles et Traduction),

Alain Landry

Assistant Under Secretary of State


(Official Languages and Translation)

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Notes explicatives User's Guide

Pour faciliter la consultation, In order to facilitate consultation,


les entres du prsent lexique sont French and English entries have been
ranges dans l'ordre alphabtique classified in strict alphabetical
absolu. order.

Le point-virgule spare les diverses A semi-colon is used to separate


faons de rendre un terme, une different renderings of a term or
expression. expression.

Les parenthses signalent un lment Parentheses enclose an optional


facultatif du terme. element of a term.

Les explications entre crochets ne Square brackets contain information


font pas partie du terme : elles that does not form part of the term.
prcisent son domaine d'application They are used to indicate field (eg
(ex. : mise en eau [d'un barrage priming [of a storage dam]),
rservoir]), renseignent sur son geographic usage (eg pool [US]), or
utilisation gographique (ex. : pool the gender of relatively unfamiliar
[US]) ou signalent le genre en regard French nouns (eg drme [n.f.]).
des noms franais peu connus
(ex. : drme [n.f.]).

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Abrviations Abbreviations

US tats-Unis US United States of America

i.e. c'est--dire (s'applique i.e. that is


l'anglais seulement)

n.m. nom masculin n.m. masculine noun (applies to


French only)

n.f. nom fminin n.f. feminine noun (applies to


French only)

n. nom n. noun

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a
aboveground penstock; open penstock conduite force arienne; conduite
force dcouvert; conduite force
l'air libre

aboveground power plant; aboveground usine dcouvert; usine extrieure;


plant; surface power plant; usine en btiment extrieur; usine
surface plant l'air libre

abutment [of a dam] cule

access shaft; access well puits d'accs; chemine d'accs

access tunnel galerie d'accs

access well; access shaft puits d'accs; chemine d'accs

active storage; net storage rserve active

aerateil nappe; aerated sheet; nappe libre; nappe dnoye; nappe


ventilated nappe; ventilated sheet; are; lame dversante are
free-falling overflow nappe

afterbay; tail bay; tailrace canal de fuite; bief (d')aval

afterbay dam; compensating dam barrage de compensation; barrage


compensateur

air-side face; air face; downstream parement aval; face aval


face

Ambursen (slab and buttress) dam; barrage dalle plane; barrage


flat-slab (deck) dam; flat-slab contreforts dalle plane; barrage
buttress dam; (flat) slab and contreforts et dalle plane;
buttress dam; flat-deck (buttress) barrage bouchure en dalle plane;
dam; deck dam [US] barrage contreforts minces;
barrage du type Ambursen

anti-sliding piles pieux s'opposant au glissement (du


radier)

approach channel; entrance channel ouvrage de tte


[of a spillway]

appurtenances; appurtenant works; ouvrages annexes


appurtenant structures; appurtenant
features; auxiliaries; auxiliary
works; auxiliary structures

apron; floor [i.e. the revetment radier


placed at the toe of a dam]

1
arch; (horizontal) arch element; arc (horizontal); lment
(horizontal) al rch ring horizontal; anneau horizontal;
anneau (circulaire)

arch dam; single-arch dam barrage(-)vote; barrage vote


simple; barrage vote unique

arched gravity dam; curved gravity barrage-poids curviligne; barrage-


dam poids ( trac) en vote; barrage-
poids incurv

arch element; horizontal arch arc (horizontal); lment


element; (horizontal) arch ring; horizontal; anneau horizontal;
arch anneau (circulaire)

arch-gravity dam; gravity-arch dam; barrage poids(-)vote; barrage


combined gravity-arch dam; thick vote(-)poids; barrage vote
arch dam paisse; barrage en vote paisse;
barrage mixte

arch ring; horizontal arch ring; arc (horizontal); lment


(horizontal) arch element; arch horizontal; anneau horizontal;
anneau (circulaire)

artificial lake; dammed lake; barrier lac de barrage; lac artificiel


lake

automatic siphon spillway; siphon vacuateur siphon; vacuateur en


spillway siphon; dversoir-siphon; siphon-
dversoir

auxiliaries; auxiliary works; ouvrages annexes


auxiliary structures;
appurtenances; appurtenant
features; appurtenant structures;
appurtenant works

auxiliary dam; subsidiary dam [US]; contre-barrage; barrage auxiliaire


downstream dam

auxiliary floodway ; emergency vacuateur de secours; dversoir de


floodway; emergency spillway ; secours; vacuateur de crue
auxiliary spillway auxiliaire

auxiliary structures; auxiliary ouvrages annexes


works; auxiliaries; appurtenances;
appurtenant features; appurtenant
structures; appurtenant works

2
back wall; coping wall murette de garde; mur de garde

backwater; reservoir water; impounded retenue; remous amont; rserve;


water remous d'exhaussement

baffle block; baffle pier; dissipator bloc de dissipation d'nergie; pile


block; energy dispersion block; de freinage; d de maonnerie
energy dispersion baffle

bar rack; trashrack; bar screen; grille d'entre; grille barreaux;


rack grille

barrage; gate dam barrage vannes

barrage bay; gate bay; sluice; bay pertuis; passe; ouverture

barrier lake; dammed lake; artificial lac de barrage; lac artificiel


lake

bar screen; bar rack; rack; grille d'entre; grille barreaux;


trashrack grille

batter; battice; batter slope fruit

bay; gate bay; barrage bay; sluice pertuis; passe; ouverture

bear-trap dam barrage en toit; barrage(-)toit

bell-mouthed drop shaft spillway; vacuateur en corolle; dversoir en


funnel-shaped (inlet) spillway corolle

berm(e) [on an embankment dam] risberme [n.f.]; berme [n.f.]

block; monolith [of a concrete dam] bloc; plot; claveau [d'un barrage en
bton]

boom; log boom; trash boom drme [n.f.]; drome [n.f.];


bme [n.f.]; estacade [n.f.]

bottom of gate; bottom of (gate) couteau; pice d'appui [du tablier


leaf; lower edge of leaf d'une vanne]

bottom outlet works; low-level outlet vidange de fond

Boul dam barrage fermettes avec vannes


Boul

broad-crested weir; wide-crested weir dversoir seuil pais; dversoir


crte paisse; dversoir large
seuil

3
bucket (curve); ogee; ogee (spillway) doucine
curve

buried penstock conduite force enterre; conduite


force souterraine

buttress(ed) dam barrage contreforts

bypass dam; diversion dam barrage de drivation

bypassing; diversion [of a stream or drivation


channel]

bypass tunnel; diversion tunnel galerie de drivation

canal lining revtement de canal

cantilever; (vertical) cantilever console lmentaire; console


element [of an arch dam] verticale; arc-mur; console

cantilever; cantilevered extension surplomb; porte--faux


[as a stilling device]

cantilever (element); vertical console lmentaire; console


cantilever element [of an arch verticale; arc-mur ; console
dam]

carry-over (storage) reservoir ; rservoir capacit interannuelle;


holdover (storage) reservoir rservoir interannuel

catwalk; walkway ; gangway; foot passerelle de service; pont de


bridge service; passerelle

cellular gravity dam; cellular dam; barrage(-)poids vid; barrage


hollow gravity dam; hollow, dam vid; barrage(-)poids vide;
barrage vide; barrage(-)poids
allg; barrage allg

central axis of dam; dam axis; centre axe longitudinal de barrage; ligne
line of dam; centre line de rfrence; axe de barrage

central concrete membrane; concrete cran central en bton; masque


core (wall) [on an embankment dam] central en bton; noyau en bton

central (impervious) core; central noyau impermable; noyau tanche;


(impervious) zone; impervious noyau d'tanchit; noyau central
(central) core; impervious zone; (tanche); cran central
(watertight) core [of an embankment (d'tanchit)
dam]

4
centre line of dam; dam axis; central axe longitudinal de barrage; ligne
axis of dam; centre line de rfrence; axe de barrage

chain of locks; flight of locks chelle d'cluses

Chanoine wicket dam barrage Chanoine; barrage hausses


Chanoine-Pasqueau ; barrage
Chanoine-Pasqueau (de l'Ohio);
barrage hausses Chanoine; barrage
hausses Pasqueau

clay puddle core; puddle(d) core; noyau corroy; noyau central en


rolled clay core [of an earth dam] argile compacte; noyau impermable
en argile compacte; noyau tanche
en argile compacte

closed-conduit flow; flow under coulement en charge; coulement


pressure sous pression

closure device bouchure (mobile); organe de


bouchure; dispositif de bouchure;
lment (mobile) de bouchure;
lment de fermeture

collapsible river dam; movable dam barrage mobile en rivire; barrage


mobile

combined gravity-arch dam; arch- barrage poids(-)vote; barrage


gravity dam; thick arch dam; vote(-)poids; barrage vote
gravity-arch dam paisse; barrage en vote paisse;
barrage mixte

compensating dam; afterbay dam barrage de compensation; barrage


compensateur

composite rockfill dam; earth(-and)- barrage en terre et enrochement(s);


rockfill dam; earth-and-rockfill barrage mixte, en terre et en
embankment enrochement(s)

concrete core (wall); central cran central en bton; masque


concrete membrane [on an embankment central en bton; noyau en bton
dam]

concrete dam barrage en bton

concrete plug; concrete tunnel plug; bouchon de bton; bouchon en bton


tunnel plug; diversion-tunnel [de la galerie de drivation]
plug

concrete-rock contact zone; contact bton-rocher; surface de


concrete-to-rock contact contact bton-rocher

concrete tunnel plug; concrete-plug; bouchon de bton; bouchon en bton


tunnel plug; diversion-tunnel plug [de la galerie de drivation]

5
contracted section; vena contracta section contracte; veine contracte

controlled spillway; gate-controlled vacuateur (de crue) avec vannes de


spillway; gated overflow spillway; rglage; dversoir rglable;
gated spillway dversoir vannes

control platform; (gate-)operating passerelle de manoeuvre (des


platform; operating bridge; hoist vannes); plate-forme de commande
bridge; overhead (operating)
bridge

coping; topping ouvrage de couronnement; garde-grve

coping wall; back wall murette de garde; mur de garde

corbel; (upstream) overhang [of a surplomb (amont); encorbellement [de


spillway crest] la crte d'un dversoir]

core; impervious (central) core; noyau impermable; noyau tanche;


impervious zone; central noyau d'tanchit; noyau central
(impervious) core; central (tanche); cran central
(impervious) zone; watertight core (d'tanchit)
[of an embankment dam]

core wall [of an embankment dam] mur cran; mur vertical

cradle; saddle [for supporting a berceau


conduit]

crest [of a spillway] crte; seuil [d'un dversoir]

crest control; crest-control device; dispositif rgulateur de crte;


crest device organe de rglage du dbit driv

crest elevation; crest level of dam; cote de la crte; cote (d'arasement)


crest level ; elevation of dam du barrage; arasement de la crte;
crest cote du couronnement

crest gate; spillway crest gate vanne ( coulement) de surface;


vanne de crte; vanne en crte

crest length; length at crest; length longueur (dveloppe) en crte;


of dam longueur (dveloppe) au couron-
nement; longueur de barrage;
dveloppement en crte

crest level of dam; crest level ; cote de la crte; cote (d'arasement)


crest elevation; elevation of dam du barrage; arasement de la crte;
crest cote du couronnement

crest of dam; dam crest crte du barrage

6
crest of falling water; overflow crte dversante; crte de dver-
spillway crest; overflow crest sement; seuil dversant [d'un
vacuateur]

crest spillway vacuateur de crte

crest thickness; thickness at crest; paisseur la crte; paisseur en


top thickness crte

cupola dam; dome dam; double barrage coupole; barrage en


curvature arch dam coupole; barrage(-)coupole;
barrage-vote coupole; barrage
vote-coupole; barrage vote
double courbure; barrage dme

curtain dam; rolling-up curtain weir barrage fermettes avec rideaux


Camr; barrage rideaux Camr

curved(-crest) weir; rounded-crest dversoir crte courbe; dversoir


weir; round-crested weir crte arrondie

curved gravity dam; arched gravity barrage-poids curviligne; barrage-


dam poids ( trac) en vote;
barrage-poids incurv

curved weir; curved-crest weir; dversoir crte courbe; dversoir


rounded-crest weir; round-crested crte arrondie
weir

cutoff (structure); cut-off parafouille [n.m.]


(structure)

cutoff wall; cut-off wall cran parafouille; mur parafouille

dam barrage

dam axis; central axis of dam; centre axe longitudinal de barrage; ligne
line of dam; centre line de rfrence; axe de barrage

dam crest; crest of dam crte du barrage

dam face; face of dam; face parement; face

dam foundation fondation de barrage

dam heel; heel of dam; upstream toe; pied amont de barrage; pied amont
upstream heel

dammed lake; barrier lake; artificial lac de barrage; lac artificiel


lake

7
dam reservoir; reservoir; rservoir; retenue
impoundment; pool [US]

dam toe; downstream toe; foot [US] pied aval de barrage; pied aval

dam top; top of dam sommet de barrage

dead storage; unusable storage culot; emmagasinement d'eau morte;


rserve d'eau morte; tranche morte

deck dam [US]; Ambursen (slab and barrage dalle plane; barrage
buttress) dam; flat-slab (deck) contreforts dalle plane; barrage
dam; flat-slab buttress dam; (flat) contreforts et dalle plane;
slab and buttress dam; flat-deck barrage bouchure en dalle plane;
(buttress) dam barrage contreforts minces;
barrage du type Ambursen

dentated end sill; dentated sill; seuil dent; radier dent


toothed sill; dragon's teeth sill

depth of water over weir; head (of hauteur de lame; paisseur de la


water) over weir; weir head lame dversante

detention dam barrage de retenue; barrage de


rgulation

detention reservoir; flood detention rservoir d'crtement des crues


reservoir; flood control reservoir

development amnagement; exploitation

diamond-head buttress dam barrage contreforts tte octo-


gonale; barrage contreforts
tte en diamant

differential surge tank chemine d'quilibre diffrentielle

discharge carrier; discharge coursier d'vacuateur; coursier


structure [of a spillway]

discharge channel; outlet channel; canal de dcharge; canal


escape channel d'vacuation; canal exutoire

discharge point; tailrace outlet; point de restitution


return point

discharge structure; discharge coursier d'vacuateur; coursier


carrier [of a spillway]

dissipating device; energy- dissipateur d'nergie; organe de


dissipating device; energy dissipation; dispositif
dissipator; energy absorber; d'amortissement; dispositif
(energy) stilling device amortisseur

8
dissipator basin; stilling basin; bassin de tranquillisation; cuvette
stilling pool [US] de dissipation (d'nergie)

dissipator block; energy dispersion bloc de dissipation d'nergie; pile


block; energy dispersion baffle; de freinage; d de maonnerie
baffle block; baffle pier

diversion; bypassing [of a stream or drivation


channel]

diversion dam; bypass dam barrage de drivation

diversion structure; diversion works; ouvrage de drivation


headworks

diversion tunnel; bypass tunnel galerie de drivation

diversion-tunnel plug; concrete bouchon de bton; bouchon en bton


tunnel plug; concrete plug; tunnel [de la galerie de drivation]
plug

diversion works; diversion structure; ouvrage de drivation


headworks

divert, to driver; dtourner [un cours d'eau]

dome dam; cupola dam; double barrage coupole; barrage en


curvature arch dam coupole; barrage(-)coupole;
barrage-vote coupole; barrage
vote-coupole; barrage vote
double courbure; barrage dme

downstream apron; fore apron; arrire-radier


downstream spillway apron

downstream dam; auxiliary dam; contre-barrage; barrage auxiliaire


subsidiary dam [US]

downstream face; air-side face; parement aval; face aval


air face

downstream fill; downstream shell [of massif (de recharge) aval; recharge
an earthfill dam] aval; massif d'appui

downstream slope [of an embanlcment talus aval


dam]

downstream (spillway) apron; fore arrire-radier


apron

downstream toe; dam toe; foot [US] pied aval de barrage; pied aval

dragon's teeth sill; dentated end seuil dent; radier dent


sill; dentated sill; toothed sill

9
drainage curtain cran de drainage; rideau de
drainage

drawdown dpression

drop-inlet spillway; shaft and vacuateur en puits; vacuateur


tunnel spillway; shaft spillway puits; dversoir en puits;
dversoir-puits

drowned weir; submerged weir dversoir noy; dversoir nappe


(dversante) noye

duckbill spillway; overflow duck dversoir en dents de peigne;


bills dversoir en bec(s) de canard;
vacuateur bec(s) de canard; bec
de canard

e
earth(-and)-rockfill dam; earth-and- barrage en terre et enrochement(s);
rockfill embanlcment; composite barrage mixte, en terre et en
rockfill dam enrochement(s)

earth dam; earthen dam; earthfill barrage en terre; barrage de terre


dam; earth embankment

earth-rockfill dam; composite barrage en terre et enrochement(s);


rockfill dam; earth-and-rockfill barrage mixte, en terre et en
dam; earth-and-rockfill embankment enrochement(s)

effective head; net (available) head; hauteur de chute nette; chute nette
rated head [US] [on a hydro plant]

effective storage; live storage; rserve utile; retenue utile;


usable storage; useful storage tranche utile

elevation of dam crest; crest level cote de la crte; cote (d'arasement)


of dam; crest level ; crest du barrage; arasement de la crte;
elevation cote du couronnement

embankment dam; flexible dam; fill barrage en matriaux meubles;


dam barrage souple; barrage en
matriaux non lis; barrage
remblay

embankment dam of rock; rockfill dam; barrage d'enrochement(s); barrage en


rock-fill(ed) dam; rock-fill(ed) enrochement(s)
embankment; rock dam; rock
embanlcment

embedded penstock conduite force enrobe; conduite


force btonne

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embodied power station; integral centrale incorpore (au barrage);
powerhouse; integral dam and usine incorpore (au barrage)
powerhouse

emergency floodway; emergency vacuateur de secours; dversoir de


spillway; auxiliary floodway; secours; vacuateur de crue
auxiliary spillway auxiliaire

energy absorber; energy dissipator; dissipateur d'nergie; organe de


(energy-)dissipating device; dissipation; dispositif d'amortis-
(energy) stilling device sement; dispositif amortisseur

energy dispersion baffle; baffle bloc de dissipation d'nergie; pile


pier; baffle block; dissipator de freinage; d de maonnerie
block; energy dispersion block

energy dissipator; (energy-) dissipateur d'nergie; organe de


dissipating device; energy dissipation; dispositif d'amortis-
absorber; (energy) stilling device sement; dispositif amortisseur

entrance channel; approach channel ouvrage de tte


[of a spillway]

escape channel ; outlet channel ; canal de dcharge; canal


discharge channel d'vacuation; canal exutoire

extrados [of an arch dam] extrados

fabridam; Fabridate; inflatable barrage gonflable


dam; inflatable weir

face of dam; dam face; face parement; face

fill dam; embankment dam; flexible barrage en matriaux meubles;


dam barrage souple; barrage en
matriaux non lis; barrage
remblay

first filling; priming; initial mise en eau [d'un barrage rservoir]


filling [of a storage dam]

fish elevator; fish lift; fish hoist lvateur poissons; ascenseur


poissons

fish ladder chelle poissons

fish lift; fish elevator; fish hoist lvateur poissons; ascenseur


poissons

fish lock; fish transferring lock cluse poissons

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fish pass; fishway passe poissons; dispositif de
passage des poissons

fish rack; fish screen; screen guide grille de guidage pour poissons

fish transferring lock; fish lock cluse poissons

fishway; fish pass passe poissons; dispositif de


passage des poissons

fixed dam barrage fixe

flat-crested weir dversoir crte rectiligne


horizontale; dversoir crte
horizontale

flat-deck (buttress) dam; flat-slab barrage dalle plane; barrage


(deck) dam; flat-slab buttress dam; contreforts dalle plane; barrage
(flat) slab and buttress dam; deck contreforts et dalle plane;
dam [US]; Ambursen (slab and barrage bouchure en dalle plane;
buttress) dam barrage contreforts minces;
barrage du type Ambursen

flexible dam; embankment dam; fill barrage en matriaux meubles;


dam barrage souple; barrage en
matriaux non lis; barrage
remblay

flight of locks; chain of locks chelle d'cluses

flip bucket tremplin

flood-control dam barrage d'crtement des crues;


barrage pour la protection contre
les crues; barrage de crue

flood control reservoir; (flood) rservoir d'crtement des crues


detention reservoir

flood spillway; spillway dversoir (de crue); vacuateur de


crue(s); dversoir vacuateur de
crue(s)

floor; apron [i.e. the revetment radier


placed at the toe of a dam]

flow-retarding facing; (upstream) masque d'tanchit (amont); masque


impervious membrane; watertight tanche; masque amont; manteau
membrane; watertight diaphragm; tanche
watertight facing; impervious
facing

flow under pressure; closed-conduit coulement en charge; coulement


flow sous pression

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foot [US]; dam toe; downstream "toe pied aval de barrage; pied aval

foot bridge; walkway; catwalk; passerelle de service; pont de


gangway service; passerelle

footing [of dam] empattement

fore apron; downstream spillway arrire-radier


apron; downstream apron

forebay; head bay; headbay bief d'amont; bief amont

Francis turbine turbine Francis

freeboard revanche

free-falling overflow nappe; aerated nappe libre; nappe dnoye; nappe


sheet; aerated nappe; ventilated are; lame dversante are
sheet; ventilated nappe

free-flow conduit; gravity conduit canalisation coulement libre;


conduite coulement libre;
conduite par gravit; conduite
gravitaire

freeflow spillway; uncontrolled dversoir libre; dversoir


(oveiflow) spillway; ungated coulement libre; vacuateur
(overflow) spillway; free spillway crte libre; vacuateur
coulement libre

free-flow tunnel; gravity tunnel galerie coulement libre

free overfall spillway; straight drop dversoir en chute libre; dversoir


spillway coulement ar

free spillway; freeflow spillway; dversoir libre; dversoir


uncontrolled (overflow) spillway; coulement libre; vacuateur
ungated (overflow) spillway crte libre; vacuateur
coulement libre

free surface flow; open-channel flow coulement surface libre;


coulement dans les canaux
dcouverts

full-width weir; suppressed weir; dversoir sans contraction latrale


weir without end contractions

funnel-shaped (inlet) spillway; vacuateur en corolle; dversoir en


bell-mouthed drop shaft spillway corolle

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g
gangway; walkway; catwalk; foot passerelle de service; pont de
bridge service; passerelle

gate; liydraulic gate vanne de barrage; vanne

gate bay ; barrage bay ; sluice; bay pertuis; passe; ouverture

gate chamber; gate house; gate vault chambre des vannes; salle des vannes

gate control chamber; gate control chambre de manoeuvre (des vannes);


house; gate control room; operating cabine de manoeuvre (des vannes);
chamber salle de manoeuvre (des vannes);
salle de commande (des vannes)

gate-controlled spillway ; controlled vacuateur (de crue) avec vannes de


spillway ; gated overflow spillway ; rglage; dversoir rglable;
gated spillway dversoir vannes

gate control room; gate control chambre de manoeuvre (des vannes);


house; gate control chamber; cabine de manoeuvre (des vannes);
operating chamber salle de manoeuvre (des vannes);
salle de commande (des vannes)

gate dam; barrage barrage vannes

gated overflow spillway ; gated vacuateur (de crue) avec vannes de


spillway ; gate-controlled spillway ; rglage; dversoir rglable;
controlled spillway dversoir vannes

gate house; gate chamber; gate vault chambre des vannes; salle des vannes

gate leaf tablier; pelle; panneau d'une vanne;


panneau

gate-operating platform; operating passerelle de manoeuvre (des


platform; operating bridge; control vannes); plate-forme de commande
platform; hoist bridge; overhead
(operating) bridge

gate seat; seat; gate sill; sill seuil; sige [de vanne]

gate vault; gate house; gate chamber chambre des vannes; salle des vannes

glory hole; glory-hole spillway ; dversoir marguerite; marguerite


morning-glory spillway

gravity-arch dam; arch-gravity dam; barrage poids(-)vote; barrage


combined gravity-arch dam; thick vote(-)poids; barrage vote
arch dam paisse; barrage en vote paisse;
barrage mixte

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gravity conduit; free-flow conduit canalisation coulement libre;
conduite coulement libre;
conduite par gravit; conduite
gravitaire

gravity dam barrage(-)poids; barrage gravit;


barrage-gravit; barrage par
gravit

gravity tunnel; free-flow tunnel galerie coulement libre

gross available head; gross head hauteur de chute brute; chute brute
[on a hydro plant]

grout curtain; grout screen; cran d'tanchit; rideau d'tan-


watertight grout curtain; chit; voile d'tanchit; cran
watertight curtain tanche; rideau tanche; voile
tanche; cran d'injection(s);
rideau d'injection(s); voile
d'injection(s)

guide wall; training wall [of a guideau; guide-eau [de l'vacuateur]


spillway]

h
harness, to domestiquer; amnager [des chutes
d'eau]

head bay; headbay; forebay bief d'amont; bief amont

head of water hauteur d'eau

head (of water) over weir; weir head; hauteur de lame; paisseur de la
depth of water over weir lame dversante

headwater level ; headwater; niveau (d')amont du plan d'eau; plan


impounded water level d'eau (d')amont; niveau de retenue

headwater pond; upper reservoir; rservoir suprieur


headwater pool; upper pool

headworks; diversion works; diversion ouvrage de drivation


structure

heel of dam; dam heel ; upstream toe; pied amont de barrage; pied amont
upstream heel

height of dam hauteur de barrage

high dam barrage de grande hauteur; barrage


lev

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hoist bridge; (gate-)operating passerelle de manoeuvre (des
platform; operating bridge; control vannes); plate-forme de commande
platform; overhead (operating)
bridge

holdover (storage) reservoir; rservoir capacit interannuelle;


carry-over (storage) reservoir rservoir interannuel

hollow gravity dam; hollow dam; barrage(-)poids vid; barrage


cellular gravity dam; cellular vid; barrage(-)poids vide;
dam barrage vide; barrage(-)poids
allg; barrage allg

homogeneous (earth) dam; homogeneous barrage en terre homogne; barrage


embankment; homogeneous earthfill homogne
dam; homogeneously filled dam

horizontal arch element; arch arc (horizontal); lment


element; (horizontal) arch ring; horizontal; anneau horizontal;
arch anneau (circulaire)

hydraulic earthfill dam; hydraulic- barrage (en terre) remblay hydrau-


fill (earth) dam; hydraulic-fill liquement; barrage remblayage
embankment hydraulique; barrage (en terre) par
remblayage hydraulique

hydraulic gate; gate vanne de barrage; vanne

hydraulic turbine; water turbine turbine hydraulique

hydroelectric development; hydro- amnagement hydro-lectrique (OU


electric scheme; hydroelectric hydrolectrique); installations
project; water project; water-power hydro-lectriques (OU
development; power-plant hydrolectriques)
development

hydroelectric power houille blanche; nergie hydro-


lectrique (OU hydrolectrique)

hydroelectric power house; hydro- centrale hydro-lectrique (OU


electric power station; hydro- hydrolectrique); usine
electric power plant; hydropower hydro-lectrique (OU
plant; hydroplant hydrolectrique)

hydroelectric project; hydroelectric amnagement hydro-lectrique (OU


scheme; hydroelectric development; hydrolectrique); installations
water project; water-power develop- hydro-lectriques (OU
ment; power-plant development hydrolectriques)

hydroplant; hydropower plant; hydro- centrale hydro-lectrique (OU


electric power plant; hydroelectric hydrolectrique); usine
power house; hydroelectric power hydro-lectrique (OU
station hydrolectrique)

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impact stilling basin bassin d'amortissement brise-
charge

impermeable blanket; impervious tapis amont (tanche); tapis d'tan-


(upstream) blanket; upstream chit; tapis tanche; tapis de
(impervious) blanket protection amont

impervious (central) core; impervious noyau impermable; noyau tanche;


zone; central (impervious) core; noyau d'tanchit; noyau central
central (impervious) zone; (water- (tanche); cran central
tight) core [of an embankment dam] (d'tanchit)

impervious facing; (upstream) masque d'tanchit (amont); masque


impervious membrane; watertight tanche; masque amont; manteau
membrane; watertight diaphragm; tanche
watertight facing; flow-retarding
facing

impervious (upstream) blanket; tapis amont (tanche); tapis d'tan-


upstream (impervious) blanket; chit; tapis tanche; tapis de
impermeable blanket protection amont

impervious zone; impervious (central) noyau impermable; noyau tanche;


core; central (impervious) core; noyau d'tanchit; noyau central
central (impervious) zone; (water- (tanche); cran central
tight) core [of an embankment dam] (d'tanchit)

impounded water; reservoir water; retenue; remous amont; rserve;


backwater remous d'exhaussement

impounded water level; headwater niveau (d')amont du plan d'eau; plan


level ; headwater d'eau (d')amont; niveau de retenue

impounding dam; water storage dam; barrage rservoir; barrage accumu-


storage dam lation; barrage d'accumulation

impounding reservoir; storage rservoir de rgularisation; rser-


reservoir voir d'accumulation; rservoir de
stockage

impoundment; pool [US]; dam rservoir; retenue


reservoir; reservoir

impulse turbine; impulse wheel; turbine action; turbine veine


tangential turbine libre

inactive storage rserve passive

in-channel method [of dam procd par empitements successifs;


construction] mthode des empitements successifs

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inclined core; sloping core [of hn noyau impermable inclin; noyau
embankment dam] inclin

indoor plant; indoor powerhouse usine avec groupes abrits; usine


close

inflatable dam; inflatable weir; barrage gonflable


Fabridamo; fabridam

initial filling; priming; first mise en eau [d'un barrage rservoir]


filling [of a storage dam]

intake; water intake prise d'eau

intake tower tour de prise d'eau; tour de prise

integral dam and powerhouse; integral centrale incorpore (au barrage);


powerhouse; embodied power station usine incorpore (au barrage)

intermediate outlet vidange intermdiaire

intrados; soffit [of an arch dam] intrados

irrigation dam barrage pour l'irrigation; barrage


d'irrigation

Kaplan turbine turbine Kaplan

key ; keyway; offset [into adjacent redan


blocks of concrete dams]

keyed joint joint redans

keyway ; key; offset [into adjacent redan


blocks of concrete dams]

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lake intake prise d'eau dans un lac; prise d'eau
sous-lacustre

large dam; major dam grand barrage; barrage de grandes


dimensions

lateral-flow spillway ; side-channel dversoir latral de crue; dversoir


spillway latral; vacuateur latral

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length at crest; crest length; length longueur (dveloppe) en crte;
of dam longueur (dveloppe) au couron-
nement; longueur de barrage;
dveloppement en crte

length-height ratio; length to height lancement


ratio; ratio of crest length to
height; ratio of width to height;
width to height ratio; W/H ratio

length of dam; crest length; length longueur (dveloppe) en crte;


at crest longueur (dveloppe) au couron-
nement; longueur de barrage;
dveloppement en crte

length to height ratio; length-height lancement


ratio; ratio of crest length to
height; ratio of width to height;
width to height ratio; W/H ratio

lined canal canal revtu

live storage; usable storage; useful rserve utile; retenue utile;


storage; effective storage tranche utile

log boom; trash boom; boom drme [n.f.]; drome [n.f.]; bme
[n.f.]; estacade [n.f.]

log chute; logway; log pass; log passe bois; passe de flottage;
sluice; timber chute; timberpass passe-billes

low dam barrage peu lev; barrage de faible


hauteur

lower edge of leaf; bottom of gate; couteau; pice d'appui [du tablier
bottom of (gate) leaf d'une vanne]

lower nappe; under nappe; lower face infrieure d'une lame d'eau (OU
surface; under side of the nappe d'une nappe dversante)
(OR sheet)

lower pool; lower reservoir; rservoir infrieur; bassin aval


tailwater pond

lower surface; lower nappe; under face infrieure d'une lame d'eau (OU
nappe; under side of the nappe (OR d'une nappe dversante)
sheet)

low-head hydroelectric development; amnagement hydro-lectrique de


low-head development basse chute; amnagement de basse
chute

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low-head hydroelectric station; low- - usine hydro-lectrique de basse
head plant; low-head power house chute; usine de basse chute

low-level outlet; bottom outlet vidange de fond


works

main dam; upstream dam barrage principal; barrage amont

main structure ouvrage principal

major dam; large dam grand barrage; barrage de grandes


dimensions

masonry dam barrage en maonnerie

massive gravity dam; solid gravity barrage-poids massif; barrage


dam massif; barrage-poids plein;
barrage profil plein

massive-head buttress dam; massive- barrage contreforts tte


head dam; solid head buttress dam; largie; barrage contreforts
solid head dam tte massive; barrage contreforts
tte paissie; barrage ttes
largies

minor dam; small dam petit barrage

monolith; block [of a concrete dam] bloc; plot; claveau [d'un barrage en
bton]

monolithic gravity dam barrage-poids monolithique; barrage-


poids monolithe

morning-glory spillway; glory-hole dversoir marguerite; marguerite


spillway; glory hole

movable dam; collapsible river dam barrage mobile en rivire; barrage


mobile

multiple arch-buttress dam; multiple- barrage votes multiples; barrage


arch dam; multiple arched dam contreforts et votes multiples

multipurpose project amnagement buts multiples

multi-zoned dam; zoned dam; zone(d) barrage htrogne; barrage zones;


embankment; zoned-fill dam barrage mixte

mushroom head buttress dam; round- barrage contreforts tte(s)


head(ed) buttress dam ronde(s); barrage contreforts
systme Noetzli; barrage du type
Noetzli; barrage ttes rondes
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n
nappe; sheet (of water); vein; lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe
overflowing (spillway) sheet; (dversante); nappe d'eau
overflowing sheet of water; dversante; veine d'eau; flot
overflow water; spilling water; dversant
overfalling water

navigation dam barrage de canalisation; barrage


pour la navigation

needle dam; needle weir barrage aiguilles

net (available) head; effective head; hauteur de chute nette; chute nette
rated head [US] [on a hydro plant]

net storage; active storage rserve active

nonoverflow dam barrage non dversant; barrage


insubmersible

notch; weir; overfall gap chancrure; brche dversante

o
offset; key; keyway [into adjacent redan
blocks of concrete dams]

ogee; ogee (spillway) curve; bucket doucine


(curve)

ogee crest dam; ogee dam barrage en doucine; barrage en dos


d'ne

ogee curve; ogee spillway curve; doucine


bucket (curve); ogee

ogee dam; ogee crest dam barrage en doucine; barrage en dos


d'ne

ogee downstream face; ogee face parement aval en doucine; parement en


doucine

ogee (spillway) curve; ogee; bucket doucine


(curve)

open channel canal () dcouvert; canal ciel


ouvert; canal surface libre;
canal l'air libre; chenal

open-channel flow; free surface flow coulement surface libre; coule-


ment dans les canaux dcouverts

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open penstock; aboveground penstock conduite force arienne; conduite
force dcouvert; conduite force
l'air libre

operating bridge; (gate-)operating passerelle de manoeuvre (des vannes);


platform; control platform; hoist plate-forme de commande
bridge; overhead (operating)
bridge

operating chamber; gate control chambre de manoeuvre (des vannes);


house; gate control room; gate cabine de manoeuvre (des vannes);
control chamber salle de manoeuvre (des vannes);
salle de commande (des vannes)

operating platform; gate-operating passerelle de manoeuvre (des vannes);


platform; operating bridge; control plate-forme de commande
platform; hoist bridge; overhead
(operating) bridge

orifice spillway vacuateur en charge; vacuateur


coulement en charge

outdoor plant; outdoor station usine avec groupes non abrits;


usine avec groupes l'air libre;
usine ouverte

outlet channel; escape channel; canal de dcharge; canal


discharge channel d'vacuation; canal exutoire

outlet conduit [on a reservoir] conduite de vidange [d'un rservoir]

outlet conduit; outlet pipe [on an conduite (centrale) de drainage


- embankment dam] [dans un barrage en matriaux
meubles]

outlet works; reservoir outlet works ouvrage de vidange; ouvrage de


dcharge

overfall dam; overflow spillway dam; barrage(-)dversoir; barrage


overflow dam; spillway dam dversant; barrage crte
dversante

overfall gap; weir; notch chancrure; brche dversante

overfalling water; nappe; sheet (of lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe


water); vein; overflowing (dversante); nappe d'eau
(spillway) sheet; overflowing sheet dversante; veine d'eau; flot
of water; overflow water; spilling dversant
water

overfall spillway at crest; overfall vacuateur de surface; dversoir de


spillway; overflow spillway superficie; vacuateur l'air
libre; vacuateur surface libre

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overfall weir; overflow weir barrage submersible; barrage fixe
dversant; barrage-dversoir fixe

overflow crest; overflow spillway crte dversante; crte de dverse-


crest; crest of falling water ment; seuil dversant [d'un
vacuateur]

overflow dam; overflow spillway dam; barrage(-)dversoir; barrage


overfall dam; spillway dam dversant; barrage crte
dversante

overflow duck bills; duckbill dversoir en dents de peigne;


spillway dversoir en bec(s) de canard;
vacuateur bec(s) de canard; bec
de canard

overflowing sheet of water; nappe; lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe


sheet (of water); vein; overflowing (dversante); nappe d'eau
(spillway) sheet; overflow water; dversante; veine d'eau; flot
spilling water; overfalling water dversant

overflow profile profil dversant

overflow spillway; overfall spillway vacuateur de surface; dversoir de


at crest; overfall spillway superficie; vacuateur l'air
libre; vacuateur surface libre

overflow spillway crest; overflow crte dversante; crte de dver-


crest; crest of falling water sement; seuil dversant [d'un
vacuateur]

overflow spillway dam; overflow dam; barrage(-)dversoir; barrage dver-


spillway dam; overfall dam sant; barrage crte dversante

overflow water; nappe; sheet (of lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe


water); vein; overflowing (dversante); nappe d'eau
(spillway) sheet; overflowing sheet dversante; veine d'eau; flot
of water; spilling water; dversant
overfalling water

overflow weir; overfall weir barrage submersible; barrage fixe


dversant; barrage-dversoir fixe

overhang [n.]; upstream overhang; surplomb (amont); encorbellement [de


corbel [of a spillway crest] la crte d'un dversoir]

overhead (operating) bridge; (gate-) passerelle de manoeuvre (des


operating platform; operating vannes); plate-forme de commande
bridge; control platform; hoist
bridge

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pad; plinth; sockle; pulvino [between pulvino [n.m.]
an arch dam and the foundation
rock]

peaking plant; peak-load (hydro) centrale hydro-lectrique de pointe;


plant; peak-load power station centrale de pointe

Pelton impulse wheel; Pelton wheel; turbine Pelton; roue Pelton


Pelton turbine

penstock; power penstock conduite force

perimetral joint; perimetric joint joint primtral

pervious zone; shell;'shoulder [of an massif de recharge; massif; recharge


earthfill dam]

pier pile; pilier

pile pieu

pin weir; Poiree dam; Poire dam; barrage Poire; barrage fermettes;
Poire's needle weir barrage mobile fermettes; barrage
fermettes et aiguilles

plinth; pad; pulvino; sockle [between pulvino [n.m.]


an arch dam and the foundation
rock]

Poiree dam; Poire dam; Poire's barrage Poire; barrage fermettes;


needle weir; pin weir barrage mobile fermettes; barrage
fermettes et aiguilles

pool [US]; impoundment; dam rservoir; retenue


reservoir; reservoir

power canal; powerhouse canal canal usinier

power dam; power-production dam barrage hydro-lectrique (OU


hydrolectrique)

power-generating plant; power house centrale lectrique; centrale;


(OR powerhouse); power plant (OR usine
powerplant); power station

powerhouse (built) at toe of dam; usine de pied de barrage; centrale de


power plant at toe of dam pied de barrage; usine en pied de
barrage; centrale en pied de
barrage; usine pied de barrage;
centrale pied de barrage

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powerhouse canal; power canal canal usinier

power penstock; penstock conduite force

power plant (OR powerplant); power centrale lectrique; centrale;


house (OR powerhouse); power usine
station; power-generating plant

power plant at toe of dam; powerhouse usine de pied de barrage; centrale


(built) at toe of dam de pied de barrage; usine en pied
de barrage; centrale en pied de
barrage; usine pied de barrage;
centrale pied de barrage

power-plant development; hydro- amnagement hydro-lectrique (OU


electric scheme; hydroelectric hydrolectrique); installations
project; hydroelectric development; hydro-lectriques (OU
water project; water-power hydrolectriques)
development

power-production dam; power dam barrage hydro-lectrique (OU


hydrolectrique)

power station; power house (OR centrale lectrique; centrale;


powerhouse); power plant (OR usine
powerplant); power-generating
plant

power station with reservoir; storage usine rservoir; centrale


(power) plant; storage (hydro-lectrique) rservoir;
hydroelectric plant usine de lac; centrale de lac

power tunnel; pressure tunnel galerie en charge; galerie force

pressure channel canal en charge

pressure conduit; pressure pipe conduite en charge; conduite sous


pression; canalisation sous
pression

pressure tunnel; power tunnel galerie en charge; galerie force

priming; first filling; initial mise en eau


filling [of a storage dam] [d'un barrage rservoir]

propeller turbine turbine-hlice

puddle(d) core; clay puddle core; noyau corroy; noyau central en


rolled clay core [of an earth dam] argile compacte; noyau impermable
en argile compacte; noyau tanche
en argile compacte

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pulvino; plinth; pad; sockle [between pulvino [n.m.]
an arch dam and the foundation
rock]

pumped storage accumulation par pompage

pumped-storage project amnagement accumulation par


pompage

pumped-storage reservoir rservoir aliment par une station


de pompage

pumping plant; pumping station station de pompage; poste de


pompage; usine de pompage; poste
de relvement

rack; trashrack; bar rack; bar grille d'entre; grille barreaux;


screen grille

rack rake; trashrack rake; screen rteau dgrilleur; dgrilleur


rake

raking platform; screen cleaning passerelle de nettoyage des grilles;


platform passerelle de dgrillage; plate
forme de nettoyage des grilles;
plate-forme de dgrillage

rated head [US]; net (available) hauteur de chute nette; chute nette
head; effective head [on a hydro
plant]

ratio of crest length to height; lancement


length to height ratio; length-
height ratio; ratio of width to
height; width to height ratio; W/H
ratio

reaction turbine turbine raction; turbine veine


force

rectangular weir dversoir rectangulaire

Rehbock dentated end sill seuil aval dent de Rehbock; seuil


dent du professeur Rehbock; radier
dent de Rehbock

reservoir; dam reservoir; rservoir; retenue


impoundment; pool [US]

reservoir head hauteur de retenue

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reservoir intake prise (d'eau) en rservoir; prise
(d'eau) sur rservoir

reservoir outlet works; outlet works ouvrage de vidange; ouvrage de


dcharge

reservoir water; backwater; impounded retenue; remous amont; rserve;


water remous d'exhaussement

restricted-orifice surge tank chemine d'quilibre diaphragme

return point; tailrace outlet; point de restitution


discharge point

rigid buttress dam barrage contreforts monolithique;


barrage contreforts monolithe

riprap blanket; riprap; rock riprap; enrochement(s) de protection;


stone riprap [on an embankment protection en enrochement(s); perr
dam] protecteur; perr

rising dam barrage d'exhaussement

river intake prise d'eau en rivire; prise en


rivire

rock dam; rockfill dam; rock-fill(ed) barrage d'enrochement(s); barrage en


dam; rock-fill(ed) embanlcment; enrochement(s)
embankment dam of rock; rock
embankment

rock riprap; riprap; stone riprap; enrochement(s) de protection;


riprap blanket [on an embankment protection en enrochement(s); perr
dam] protecteur; perr

rolled clay core; puddle(d) core; noyau corroy; noyau central en


clay puddle core [of an earth dam] argile compacte; noyau impermable
en argile compacte; noyau tanche
en argile compacte

rolled-earth core [on an embanlcment cran central d'tanchit en terre


dam] compacte

rolled-earth(fill) dam; rolled- barrage en terre compacte; remblai


earthfill embankment de terre tasse par roulage

rolling-up curtain weir; curtain dam barrage fermettes avec rideaux


Camr; barrage rideaux Camr

round-crested weir; rounded-crest dversoir crte courbe; dversoir


weir; curved(-crest) weir crte arrondie

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round-head(ed) buttress dam; mushroom barrage contreforts tte(s)
head buttress dam ronde(s); barrage contreforts
systme Noetzli; barrage du type
Noetzli; barrage ttes rondes

run-of-river development; run-of- amnagement au fil de l'eau;


river project exploitation au fil de l'eau

run-of-river (hydro) plant with usine d'cluse; usine cluse;


pondage centrale d'cluse; centrale
cluse

run-of-river power plant; run-of- centrale (hydro-lectrique) au fil


river power station de l'eau; usine (hydro-lectrique)
au fil de l'eau

run-of-river project; run-of-river amnagement au fil de l'eau;


development exploitation au fil de l'eau

saddle; cradle [for supporting a berceau


conduit]

screen cleaning platform; raking passerelle de nettoyage des grilles;


platform passerelle de dgrillage; plate-
forme de nettoyage des grilles;
plate-forme de dgrillage

screen guide; fish rack; fish screen grille de guidage pour poissons

screen rake; rack rake; trashrack rteau dgrilleur; dgrilleur


rake

seat; gate seat; gate sill ; sill seuil; sige [de vanne]

semihydraulic-fill dam; barrage en terre remblay semi-


semihydraulic-fill embankment hydrauliquement

semi-outdoor plant; semi-outdoor usine semi-extrieure


powerhouse

shaft and tunnel spillway; shaft vacuateur en puits; vacuateur


spillway; drop-inlet spillway puits; dversoir en puits;
dversoir-puits

sharp-crested weir; sharp-edged weir dversoir en mince paroi; dversoir


crte mince; dversoir lame
mince

sharp-edge orifice; standard orifice orifice en mince paroi; orifice


bords vifs

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sheet (of water); nappe; vein; lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe
overflowing (spillway) sheet; (dversante); nappe d'eau
overflowing sheet of water; dversante; veine d'eau; flot
overflow water; spilling water; dversant
overfalling water

shell; shoulder; pervious zone [of an massif de recharge; massif; recharge


earthfill dam]

shore intake prise d'eau sur berge; prise sur


berge

shoulder; shell; pervious zone [of an massif de recharge; massif; recharge


earthfill dam]

shutter dam; shutter weir barrage mobile hausses; barrage


hausses (mobiles)

side-channel spillway; lateral-flow dversoir latral (de crue);


spillway vacuateur latral

sill; gate sill; gate seat; seat seuil; sige [de vanne]

single-arch dam; arch dam barrage(-)vote; barrage vote


simple; barrage vote unique

siphon spillway; automatic siphon vacuateur siphon; vacuateur en


spillway siphon; dversoir-siphon; siphon-
dversoir

ski-jump spillway vacuateur (de crue) saut de ski;


vacuateur en saut de ski; dver-
soir en saut de ski; saut de ski

slab and buttress dam; flat slab and barrage dalle plane; barrage
buttress dam; flat-slab buttress contreforts dalle plane; barrage
dam; flat-slab (deck) dam; contreforts et dalle plane;
flat-deck (buttress) dam; deck dam barrage bouchure en dalle plane;
[US]; Ambursen (slab and buttress) barrage contreforts minces;
dam barrage du type Ambursen

slope [of an embankment dam] talus [d'un barrage en matriaux


meubles]

sloping core; inclined core [of an noyau impermable inclin; noyau


embankment dam] inclin

sluice; gate bay; barrage bay; bay pertuis; passe; ouverture

sluicing outlet orifice de chasse; orifice de purge

small dam; minor dam petit barrage

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soclde; pad; plinth; pulvino [between pulvino [n.m.]
an arch dam and the foundation
rock]

soffit; intrados [of an arch dam] intrados

solid gravity dam; massive gravity barrage-poids massif; barrage


dam massif; barrage-poids plein;
barrage profil plein

solid head buttress dam; solid head barrage contreforts tte


dam; massive-head buttress dam; largie; barrage 'contreforts
massive-head dam tte massive; barrage contreforts
tte paissie; barrage ttes
largies

spilling water; nappe; sheet (of lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe


water); vein; overflowing (dversante); nappe d'eau
(spillway) sheet; overflowing sheet dversante; veine d'eau; flot
of water; overflow water; dversant
overfalling water

spillway; flood spillway dversoir (de crue); vacuateur de


crue(s); dversoir vacuateur de
crue(s)

spillway crest seuil de dversoir; crte de


dversoir

spillway crest gate; crest gate vanne ( coulement) de surface;


vanne de crte; vanne en crte

spillway dam; overfall dam; overflow barrage(-)dversoir; barrage


spillway dam; overflow dam dversant; barrage crte
dversante

spillway gate vanne d'vacuateur; vanne


d'vacuation

spillway outlet channel; tailwater canal d'vacuation des crues; canal


channel ; tail channel d'vacuation

splitter; spillway splitter bec de fractionnement; bec de


rupture

stair-step development amnagement multiple; groupement


d'amnagements en cascade

standard crest; standard dam crest seuil normal; seuil Creager

standard orifice; sharp-edge orifice orifice en mince paroi; orifice


bords vifs

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steel dam barrage en acier; barrage mtallique

stilling basin; stilling pool [US]; bassin de tranquillisation; cuvette


dissipator basin de dissipation (d'nergie)

stilling device; energy stilling dissipateur d'nergie; organe de


device; energy absorber; (energy-) dissipation; dispositif d'amortis-
dissipating device; energy sement; dispositif amortisseur
dissipator

stilling pool [US]; stilling basin; bassin de tranquillisation; cuvette


dissipator basin de dissipation (d'nergie)

stone riprap; rock riprap; riprap; enrochement(s) de protection;


riprap blanket [on an embanlcment protection en enrochement(s); perr
dam] protecteur; perr

storage dam; water storage dam; barrage rservoir; barrage


impounding dam accumulation; barrage
d'accumulation

storage hydroelectric development; amnagement retenue; amnagement


storage project de lac; amnagement de grand
rservoir

storage hydroelectric plant; storage usine rservoir; centrale


(power) plant; power station with (hydro-lectrique) rservoir;
reservoir usine de lac; centrale de lac

storage project; storage amnagement retenue; amnagement


hydroelectric development de lac; amnagement de grand
rservoir

storage reservoir; impounding rservoir de rgularisation;


reservoir rservoir d'accumulation; rservoir
de stockage

straight drop spillway; free overfall dversoir en chute libre; dversoir


spillway coulement ar

straight gravity dam barrage-poids rectiligne

submerged intake prise (d'eau) de fond; prise (d'eau)


de profondeur

submerged weir; drowned weir dversoir noy; dversoir nappe


(dversante) noye

subsidiary dam [US]; auxiliary dam; contre-barrage; barrage auxiliaire


downstream dam

suppressed weir; full-width weir; dversoir sans contraction latrale


weir without end contractions

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surface power plant; surface plant; usine dcouvert; usine extrieure;
aboveground power plant; usine en btiment extrieur; usine
aboveground plant l'air libre

surge [in a pipeline] surpression

surge chamber; surge tank; surge chemine d'quilibre


shaft

tail bay; tailrace; afterbay canal de fuite; bief d'aval; bief


aval

tail channel; spillway outlet canal d'vacuation des crues; canal


channel; tailwater channel d'vacuation

tailings dam digue de dchets de carrire; digue


rejets

tailrace; tail bay ; afterbay canal de fuite; bief d'aval; bief


aval

tailrace outlet; discharge point; point de restitution


return point

tailrace tunnel galerie de fuite

tailwater channel ; tail channel; canal d'vacuation des crues; canal


spillway outlet channel d'vacuation

tailwater pond; lower reservoir; rservoir infrieur; bassin aval


lower pool

tangential turbine; impulse turbine; turbine action; turbine veine


impulse wheel libre

thick arch dam; arch-gravity dam; barrage poids(-)vote; barrage


gravity-arch dam; combined vote(-)poids; barrage vote
gravity-arch dam paisse; barrage en vote paisse;
barrage mixte

thickness at crest; crest thickness; paisseur la crte; paisseur en


top thickness crte

timber chute; logway ; timberpass; log passe bois; passe de flottage;


pass; log chute; log sluice passe-billes

timber dam; wooden dam; wood dam barrage en bois; barrage de bois

timberpass; timber chute; logway ; log passe bois; passe de flottage;


pass; log chute; log sluice passe-billes

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toothed sill ; dentated end sill; seuil dent; radier dent
dentated sill; dragon's teeth
sill

top of dam; dam top sommet de barrage

topping; coping ouvrage de couronnement; garde-grve

top thickness; crest thickness; paisseur la crte; paisseur en


thickness at crest crte

training wall ; guide wall [of a guideau; guide-eau [de l'vacuateur]


spillway]

trash boom; log boom; boom drme [n.f.]; drome [n.f.]; bme
[n.f.]; estacade [n.f.]

trashrack; bar rack; bar screen; grille d'entre; grille , barreaux;


rack grille

trashrack rake; rack rake; screen rteau dgrilleur; dgrilleur


rake

triangular(-notch) weir; V-notch dversoir ( arte) triangulaire;


weir dversoir (entaill) en V

tunnel penstock conduite force en galerie

tunnel plug; concrete tunnel plug; bouchon de bton; bouchon en bton


concrete plug; diversion-tunnel [de la galerie de drivation]
plug

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uncontrolled (overflow) spillway; dversoir libre; dversoir


ungated (overflow) spillway; free coulement libre; vacuateur
spillway; freeflow spillway crte libre; vacuateur
coulement libre

underground powerhouse; underground centrale souterraine; usine


power plant; underground power souterraine; usine en souterrain
station

under nappe; lower nappe; under side face infrieure d'une lame d'eau (OU
of the nappe (OR sheet); lower d'une nappe dversante)
surface

ungated (overflow) spillway; dversoir libre; dversoir


uncontrolled (overflow) spillway; coulement libre; vacuateur
freeflow spillway; free spillway crte libre; vacuateur
coulement libre

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unlined canal canal brut; canal non revtu; canal
berges brutes

unusable storage; dead storage culot; emmagasinement d'eau morte;


rserve d'eau morte; tranche morte

upper nappe; upper surface face suprieure (de la nappe


dversante OU lame d'eau)

upper pool; upper reservoir; rservoir suprieur


headwater pond; headwater pool

upper surface; upper nappe face suprieure (de la nappe


dversante OU lame d'eau)

upstream blanket; impervious tapis amont (tanche); tapis


(upstream) blanket; impermeable d'tanchit; tapis tanche; tapis
blanket; upstream impervious de protection amont
blanket

upstream dam; main dam barrage principal; barrage amont

upstream embankment; upstream massif (de recharge) amont; recharge


shoulder; upstream shell [of an amont; massif de protection
earthfill dam]

upstream face; water face parement amont; face amont

upstream heel; dam heel; heel of dam; pied amont de barrage; pied amont
upstream toe

upstream (impervious) blanket; tapis amont (tanche); tapis


impervious (upstream) blanket; d'tanchit; tapis tanche; tapis
impermeable blanket de protection amont

upstream impervious membrane; masque d'tanchit (amont); masque


watertight membrane; watertight tanche; masque amont; manteau
diaphragm; watertight facing; tanche
impervious facing; flow-retarding
facing; impervious membrane

upstream overhang; overhang; corbel surplomb (amont); encorbellement [de


[of a spillway crest] la crte d'un dversoir]

upstream shell; upstream shoulder; massif (de recharge) amont ; recharge


upstream embankment [of an amont; massif de protection
earthfill dam]

upstream slope; water slope [of an talus amont


embankment dam]

upstream toe; dam heel ; heel of dam; pied amont de barrage; pied amont
upstream heel

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usable storage; live storage; useful rserve utile; retenue utile;
storage; effective storage tranche utile

valve chamber; valve house chambre des robinets

vein; nappe; sheet (of water); lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe


overflowing (spillway) sheet; (dversante); nappe d'eau
overflowing sheet of water; dversante; veine d'eau; flot
overflow water; spilling water; dversant
overfalling water

vena contracta; contracted section section contracte; veine contracte

ventilated nappe; aerated nappe; nappe libre; nappe dnoye; nappe


ventilated sheet; aerated sheet; are; lame dversante are
free-falling overflow nappe

vertical cantilever element; console lmentaire; console


cantilever element; cantilever [of verticale; arc-mur; console
an arch dam]

vertical core noyau impermable vertical; noyau


vertical

V-notch weir; triangular(-notch) dversoir ( arte) triangulaire;


weir dversoir (entaill) en V

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walkway; foot bridge; catwalk; passerelle de service; pont de


gangway service; passerelle

water cushion matelas d'eau amortisseur; matelas


d'eau

water face; upstream face parement amont; face amont

water intake; intake prise d'eau

water level niveau de l'eau; niveau du plan


d'eau

water-power development; hydro- amnagement hydro-lectrique (OU


electric scheme; hydroelectric hydrolectrique); installations
project; hydroelectric development; hydro-lectriques (OU
water project; power-plant hydrolectriques)
development

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water slope; upstream slope [of an talus amont
embankment dam]

water storage dam; impounding dam; barrage rservoir; barrage accumu-


storage dam lation; barrage d'accumulation

watertight core; impervious (central) noyau impermable; noyau tanche;


core; impervious zone; central noyau d'tanchit; noyau central
(impervious) core; central (tanche); cran central
(impervious) zone; core [of an (d'tanchit)
embankment dam]

watertight curtain; watertight grout cran d'tanchit; rideau d'tan-


curtain; grout screen; grout chit; voile d'tanchit; cran
curtain tanche; rideau tanche; voile
tanche; cran d'injection(s);
rideau d'injection(s); voile
d'injection(s)

watertight diaphragm; (upstream) masque d'tanchit (amont); masque


impervious membrane; watertight tanche; masque amont; manteau
facing; watertight membrane; tanche
impervious facing; flow-retarding
facing

watertight grout curtain; watertight cran d'tanchit; rideau d'tan-


curtain; grout screen; grout chit; voile d'tanchit; cran
curtain tanche; rideau tanche; voile
tanche; cran d'injection(s);
rideau d'injection(s); voile
d'injections(s)

watertight membrane; (upstream) masque d'tanchit (amont); masque


impervious membrane; watertight tanche; masque amont; manteau
diaphragm; watertight facing; tanche
impervious facing; flow-retarding
facing

water turbine; hydraulic turbine turbine hydraulique

weir; notch; overfall gap chancrure; brche dversante

weir head; head (of water) over weir; hauteur de lame; paisseur de la
depth of water over weir lame dversante

weir without end contractions; dversoir sans contraction latrale


full-width weir; suppressed weir

W/H ratio; width to height ratio; lancement


ratio of width to height; ratio of
crest length to height; length to
height ratio; length-height ratio

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wide-crested weir; broad-crested dversoir seuil pais; dversoir
weir crte paisse; dversoir large
seuil

width to height ratio; W/H ratio; lancement


ratio of width to height; ratio of
crest length to height; length to
height ratio; length-height ratio

wooden dam; timber dam; wood dam barrage en bois; barrage de bois

z
zoned dam; zone(d) embankment; barrage htrogne; barrage zones;
zoned-fill dam; multi-zoned dam barrage mixte

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Lexique franais-anglais! French-English Glossary

a
accumulation par pompage pumped storage

amnagement; exploitation development

amnagement accumulation par pumped-storage project


pompage

amnagement buts multiples multipurpose project

amnagement retenue; amnagement storage hydroelectric development;


de lac; amnagement de grand storage project
rservoir

amnagement au fil de l'eau; run-of-river development; run-of-


exploitation au fil de l'eau river project

amnagement de basse chute; low-head hydroelectric development;


amnagement hydro-lectrique de low-head development
basse chute

amnagement de grand rservoir; storage hydroelectric development;


amnagement de lac; amnagement storage project
retenue

amnagement hydro-lectrique (OU hydroelectric development; hydro-


hydrolectrique); installations electric scheme,: hydroelectric
hydro-lectriques (OU project; water project; water-power
hydrolectriques) development; power-plant
development

amnagement hydro-lectrique de low-head hydroelectric development;


basse chute; amnagement de basse low-head development
chute

amnagement multiple; groupement stair-step development


d'amnagements en cascade

amnager; domestiquer [des chutes harness, to


d'eau]

anneau (circulaire); arc arch; horizontal arch element; arch


(horizontal); lment horizontal; element; horizontal arch ring; arch
anneau horizontal ring

arasement de la crte; cote de la crest elevation; crest level (of


crte; cote (d'arasement) du dam); elevation of dam crest
barrage; cote du couronnement

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arc; arc horizontal; lment arc/i; horizontal arch element; arch
horizontal; anneau horizontal; element; horizontal arch ring; arch
anneau (circulaire) ring

arc-mur; console lmentaire; cantilever; (vertical) cantilever


cnsole; console verticale element [of an arch dam]

arrire-radier downstream apron; fore apron;


downstream spillway apron

ascenseur poissons; lvateur fish elevator; fish lift; fish hoist


poissons

axe longitudinal de barrage; ligne central axis of dam; dam axis; centre
de rfrence; axe de barrage line of dam; centre line

barrage dam

barrage accumulation; barrage impounding dam; water storage dam;


d'accumulation; barrage rservoir storage dam

barrage aiguilles needle dam; needle weir

barrage bouchure en dalle plane; Ambursen (slab and buttress) dam;


barrage dalle plane; barrage flat-slab (deck) dam; flat-slab
contreforts dalle plane; barrage buttress dam; (flat) slab and
contreforts et dalle plane; buttress dam; flat-deck (buttress)
barrage contreforts minces; dam; deck dam [US]
barrage du type Ambursen

barrage contreforts buttress(ed) dam

barrage contreforts dalle plane; Ambursen (slab and buttress) dam;


barrage dalle plane; barrage flat-slab (deck) dam; flat-slab
contreforts et dalle plane; barrage buttress dam; (flat) slab and
bouchure en dalle plane; barrage buttress dam; flat-deck (buttress)
contreforts minces; barrage du dam; deck dam [US]
type Ambursen

barrage contreforts tte massive-head (buttress) dam; solid


largie; barrage contreforts head (buttress) dam
tte massive; barrage contreforts
tte paissie; barrage ttes
largies

barrage , contreforts tte en diamond-head buttress dam


diamant; barrage contreforts
tte octogonale

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barrage contreforts tte massive-head (buttress) dam; solid
paissie; barrage contreforts head (buttress) dam
tte largie; barrage contreforts
tte massive; barrage ttes
largies

barrage contreforts tte octo- diamond-head buttress dam


gonale; barrage contreforts
tte en diamant

barrage contreforts tte(s) mushroom head buttress dam; round-


ronde(s); barrage contreforts head(ed) buttress dam
systme Noetzli; barrage du type
Noetzli; barrage ttes rondes

barrage contreforts et votes multiple-arch dam; multiple arched


multiples; barrage votes dam; multiple arch-buttress dam
multiples

barrage contreforts et dalle plane; Ambursen (slab and buttress) dam;


barrage dalle plane; barrage flat-slab (deck) dam; flat-slab
contreforts dalle plane; barrage buttress datn; (flat) slab and
bouchure en dalle plane; barrage buttress dam; flat-deck (buttress)
contreforts minces; barrage du dam; deck dam [US]
type Ambursen

barrage contreforts monolithe; rigid buttress dam


barrage contreforts monolithique

barrage contreforts systme mushroom head buttress dam; round-


Noetzli; barrage du type Noetzli; head(ed) buttress dam
barrage contreforts tte(s)
ronde(s); barrage ttes rondes

barrage coupole; barrage en cupola dam; dome dam; double


coupole; barrage(-)coupole; curvature arch dam
barrage-vote coupole; barrage
vote-coupole; barrage vote
double courbure; barrage dme

barrage crte dversante; overfall dam; overflow (spillway)


barrage(-)dversoir; barrage dam; spillway dam
dversant

barrage dalle plane; barrage Ambursen (slab and buttress) dam;


contreforts dalle plane; barrage flat-slab (deck) dam; flat-slab
contreforts et dalle plane; buttress dam; (flat) slab and
barrage bouchure en dalle plane; buttress dam; flat-deck (buttress)
barrage contreforts minces; dam; deck dam [US]
barrage du type Ambursen

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barrage dme; barrage coupole; cupola dam; dome dam; double
barrage en coupole; barrage(-) curvature arch dam
coupole; barrage-vote coupole;
barrage vote-coupole; barrage
vote double courbure

barrage fermettes; barrage Poire; pin weir; Poiree dam; Poire dam;
barrage mobile fermettes; barrage Poire 's needle weir
fermettes et aiguilles

barrage fermettes avec rideaux curtain dam; rolling-up curtain iveir


Camr; barrage rideaux Camr

barrage fermettes avec vannes Boul dam


Boul

barrage fermettes et aiguilles; pin weir; Poiree datn; Poire dam;


barrage Poire; barrage Poire 's needle weir
fermettes; barrage mobile
fermettes

barrage gravit; barrage-gravit; gravity dam


barrage par gravit; barrage(-)
poids

barrage hausses; barrage hausses- shutter dam; shutter weir


mobiles ; barrage mobile hausses

barrage hausses Chanoine; barrage Chanoine wicket dam


Chanoine; barrage hausses
Chanoine-Pasqueau; barrage
Chanoine-Pasqueau (de l'Ohio);
barrage hausses Pasqueau

barrage hausses mobiles; barrage shutter dam; shutter weir


mobile hausses; barrage
hausses

barrage hausses Pasqueau; barrage Chanoine wicket dan


Chanoine; barrage hausses
Chanoine-Pasqueau; barrage
Chanoine-Pasqueau (de l'Ohio);
barrage hausses Chanoine

barrage allg; barrage(-)poids cellular gravity dam; cellular dam;


allg; barrage(-)poids vid; hollow gravity dam; hollow dam
barrage vid; barrage(-)poids
vide; barrage vide

barrage amont; barrage principal main dam; upstream dam

barrage profil plein; barrage-poids massive gravity dam; solid gravity


plein; barrage-poids massif; dam
barrage massif

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barrage remblayage hydraulique; hydraulic earthfill dam; hydraulic-
barrage (en terre) remblay ftll (earth) dam; hydraulic-ftll
hydrauliquement; barrage (en terre) embankment
par remblayage hydraulique

barrage rideaux Camr; barrage curtain dam; rolling-up curtain weir


fermettes avec rideaux Camr

barrage ttes largies; barrage massive-head (buttress) dam; solid


contreforts tte largie; barrage head (buttress) dam
contreforts tte massive;
barrage contreforts tte
paissie

barrage ttes rondes; barrage mushroom head buttress dam; round-


contreforts tte(s) ronde(s); head(ed) buttress dam
barrage contreforts systme
Noetzli; barrage du type Noetzli

barrage auxiliaire; contre-barrage auxiliary dam; subsidiary dam [US];


downstream dam

barrage vannes barrage; gate dam

barrage vote paisse; barrage arch-gravity dam; gravity-arch dam;


poids(-)vote; barrage vote(-) combined gravity-arch dam; thick
poids; barrage en vote paisse; arch dam
barrage mixte

barrage vote simple; arch dam; single-arch dam


barrage(-)vote; barrage
vote unique

barrage votes multiples; barrage multiple-arch dam; Multiple arched


contreforts et votes multiples dam; multiple arch-buttress dam

barrage vote unique; arch dam; single-arch dam


barrage(-)vote; barrage vote
simple

barrage zones; barrage htrogne; multi-zoned dam; zoned dam; zone(d)


barrage mixte embankment; zoned-fill dam

barrage Chanoine; barrage hausses Chanoine wicket dain


Chanoine-Pasqueau; barrage
Chanoine-Pasqueau (de l'Ohio);
barrage hausses Chanoine; barrage
hausses Pasqueau

barrage compensateur; barrage de afterbay dam; compensating dam


compensation

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barrage(-)coupole; barrage cupola dam; dome dam; double
coupole; barrage en coupole; curvature arch dam
barrage-vote coupole; barrage
vote-coupole; barrage vote
double courbure ; barrage dme

barrage d'accumulation; barrage impounding dam; water storage dam;


accumulation; barrage rservoir storage dam

barrage de bois; barrage en bois timber dam; wooden dam; wood dam

barrage de canalisation; barrage navigation dam


pour la navigation

barrage de compensation; barrage afterbay dam; compensating dam


compensateur

barrage d'crtement des crues; flood-control dam


barrage pour la protection contre
les crues; barrage de crue

barrage de drivation bypass dam; diversion dam

barrage de faible hauteur; barrage low dam


peu lev

barrage de grande hauteur; barrage high dam


lev

barrage de grandes dimensions ; grand large dam; major dam


barrage

barrage d'enrochement(s); barrage en embankment dam of rock; rockfill dam;


enrochement(s) rock-fill(ed) dam; rock-fill(ed)
embankment; rock dam; rock
embankment

barrage de rgulation; barrage detention dam


de retenue

barrage de terre; barrage en terre earth dam; earthen dam; earthfill


dam; earth embankment

barrage dversant; barrage(-) overfall dam; overflow spillway dam;


dversoir; barrage crte ovedlow dam; spillway dam
dversante

barrage-dversoir fixe; barrage overfall weir; overflow weir


submersible; barrage fixe dversant

barrage d'exhaussement rising dam

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barrage d'irrigation; barrage pour irrigation dam
l'irrigation

' barrage du type Ambursen; barrage Ambursen (slab and buttress) dam;
dalle plane; barrage contreforts flat-slab (deck) dam; flat-slab
dalle plane; barrage buttress dam; (flat) slab and
contreforts et dalle plane; barrage buttress dam; flat-deck (buttress)
bouchure en dalle plane; barrage dam; deck dam [US]
contreforts minces

barrage du type Noetzli; barrage mushroom head buttress dam; round-


contreforts systme Noetzli; head(ed) buttress dam
barrage contreforts tte(s)
ronde(s); barrage ttes rondes

barrage lev; barrage de grande high dam


hauteur

barrage en acier; barrage mtallique steel dam

barrage en bton concrete dam

barrage en bois; barrage de bois timber dam; wooden dam; wood dam

barrage en coupole; barrage cupola dam; dome dam; double


coupole; barrage(-)coupole; curvature arch dam
barrage-vote coupole; barrage
vote-coupole; barrage vote
double courbure; barrage dme

barrage en dos d'ne; barrage en ogee crest dam; ogee dam


doucine

barrage en enrochement(s); barrage embankment dam of rock; rockfill dam;


d'enrochement(s) rock-fill(ed) dam; rock-fill(ed)
embankment; rock dam; rock
embankment

barrage en maonnerie masonry dam

barrage en matriaux meubles; embankment dam; flexible dam; fill


barrage souple; barrage en dam
matriaux non lis; barrage
remblay

barrage en terre; barrage de terre earth dam; earthen dam; earthfill


dam; earth embankment

barrage en terre compacte; remblai rolled-earth(fill) dam; rolled-


de terre tasse par roulage earthfill embankment

barrage en terre et enrochement(s); composite rockfill dam; earth(-and)-


barrage mixte, en terre et en rockfill dam; earth-and-roclell
enrochement(s) embankment

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barrage en terre homogne; barrage homogeneous (earth) dam; homogeneous
homogne embankment; homogeneous earthfill
dam; homogeneously filled dam

barrage (en terre) par remblayage hydraulic earthfill dam; hydraulic-


hydraulique; barrage (en terre) fill (earth) dam; hydraulic-fill
remblay hydrauliquement; barrage embankment
remblayage hydraulique

barrage en terre remblay semi- semihydrazzlic-fill dam;


hydrauliquement semihydraulic-fill embankment

barrage (en terre) remblay hydrau- hydraulic eartell dam; hydraulic-


liquement; barrage remblayage fill (earth) dam; hydraulic-fill
hydraulique; barrage (en terre) par embankment
remblayage hydraulique

barrage en toit; barrage(-)toit bear-trap dam

barrage en vote paisse; barrage arch-gravity dam; gravity-arch dam;


poids(-)vote; barrage vote(-) combined gravity-arch dam; thick
poids; barrage vote paisse; arch dam
barrage mixte

barrage vid; barrage(-)poids cellular gravity dam; cellular danz;


vid; barrage(-)poids vide; hollow gravity dam; hollow dam
barrage vide; barrage(-)poids
allg; barrage allg

barrage fixe fixed dam

barrage fixe dversant; barrage ovezfall weir; ovezflow weir


submersible; barrage-dversoir fixe

barrage gonflable fabridam; Fabridam ; inflatable


dam; inflatable weir

barrage-gravit; barrage gravit; gravity danz


barrage par gravit; barrage(-)
poids

barrage htrogne; barrage zones; multi-zoned dam; zoned dam; zone(d)


barrage mixte embanknzent; zoned-fill dam

barrage homogne; barrage en terre homogeneous (earth) dam; homogeneous


homogne embankmeni; homogeneous earthfill
dam; homogeneously filled dam

barrage hydro-lectrique (OU power dam; power-production dam


hydrolectrique)

barrage insubmersible; barrage non nonovezflow dam


dversant

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barrage massif; barrage-poids massive gravity dam; solid gravity
massif; barrage-poids plein; dam
barrage profil plein

barrage mtallique; barrage en acier steel dam

barrage mixte; barrage htrogne; multi-zoned dam; zoned dam; zone(d)


barrage zones embankment; zoned-fill dam

barrage mixte; barrage poids(-) arch-gravity dam; gravity-arch dam;


vote; barrage vote(-)poids; combined gravity-arch dam; thick
barrage vote paisse; barrage en arch dam
vote paisse

barrage mixte, en terre et en composite rockfill dam; earth(-and)-


enrochement(s); barrage en terre rockfill dam; earth-and-rockfill
et enrochement(s) embankment

barrage mobile; barrage mobile en collapsible river dam; movable dam


rivire

barrage mobile fermettes; barrage pin weir; Poiree dam; Poire dam;
Poire; barrage fermettes; Poire 's needle weir
barrage fermettes et aiguilles

barrage mobile hausses; barrage shutter dam; shutter weir


hausses mobiles; barrage hausses

barrage mobile en rivire; barrage collapsible river dam; movable dam


mobile

barrage non dversant; barrage nonoverflow dam


insubmersible

barrage par gravit; barrage gravity dam


gravit; barrage-gravit;
barrage(-)poids

barrage par remblayage hydraulique; hydraulic earthfill dam; hydraulic-


barrage en terre par remblayage fill (earth) dam; hydraulic-fill
hydraulique; barrage (en terre) embankment
remblay hydrauliquement; barrage
remblayage hydraulique

barrage peu lev; barrage de faible low dam


hauteur

barrage(-)poids; barrage gravit; gravity dam


barrage-gravit; barrage par
gravit

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barrage(-)poids allg; barrage cellular gravity dam; cellular dam;
allg; barrage(-)poids vid; hollow gravit) , dam; hollow dam
barrage vid; barrage(-)poids
vide; barrage vide

barrage-poids ( trac) en vote; arched gravity dam; curved gravity


barrage-poids curviligne; barrage- dam
poids incurv

barrage(-)poids vid; barrage cellular gravity dam; cellular dam;


vid; barrage(-)poids vide; hollow gravit), dam; hollow dam
barrage vide; barrage(-)poids
allg; barrage allg

barrage-poids incurv; barrage-poids arched gravity dam; curved gravity


curviligne; barrage-poids ( trac) dam
en vote

barrage-poids massif; barrage massive gravity dam; solid gravity


massif; barrage-poids plein; dam
barrage profil plein

barrage-poids monolithe; barrage- monolithic gravit), dam


poids monolithique

barrage-poids plein; barrage massive gravit), dam; solid gravity


profil plein; barrage-poids massif; dam
barrage massif

barrage-poids rectiligne straight gravit), dam

barrage(-)poids vide; barrage vide; cellular gravit), dam; cellular dam;


barrage(-)poids vid; barrage hollow gravity dam; hollow dam
vid; barrage(-)poids allg;
barrage allg

barrage poids(-)vote; barrage arch-gravity dam; gravity-arch dam;


voteOpoids; barrage vote combined gravity-arch dam; thick
paisse; barrage en vote paisse; at-ch dam
barrage mixte

barrage Poire; barrage fermettes; pin weir; Poiree dam; Poire dam;
barrage mobile fermettes; barrage Poire 's needle weir
fermettes et aiguilles

barrage pour la navigation; barrage navigation dam


de canalisation

barrage pour la protection contre flood-conirol dam


les crues; barrage d'crtement des
crues; barrage de crue

barrage pour l'irrigation; barrage irrigation dam


d'irrigation

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barrage principal; barrage amont main dam; upstreatn dam

barrage remblay; barrage en embankment dam; flexible dam; fill


matriaux meubles; barrage souple; dam
barrage en matriaux non lis

barrage remblay hydrauliquement; hydraulic earthfill dam; hydraulic-


barrage en terre remblay hydrau- fill (earth) dam; hydraulic-fill
liquement; barrage remblayage embankment
hydraulique; barrage (en terre) par
remblayage hydraulique

barrage rservoir; barrage accumu- impounding dam; water storage dam;


lation; barrage d'accumulation storage dam

barrage souple; barrage en matriaux embankment dam; flexible dam; fill


meubles; barrage en matriaux dam
non lis; barrage remblay

barrage submersible; barrage fixe ovetfall weir; overflow weir


dversant; barrage-dversoir fixe

barrage(-)toit; barrage en toit bear-trap dam

barrage vide; barrage(-)poids vide; cellular gravity dam; cellular dam;


barrage(-)poids vid; barrage hollow gravity dam; hollow dam
vid; barrage(-)poids allg;
barrage allg

barrage(-)vote; barrage vote arch dam; single-arch dam


simple; barrage vote unique

barrage vote double courbure; cupola dam; dome dam; double


barrage coupole; barrage en curvature arch dam
coupole; barrage(-)coupole;
barrage-vote coupole; barrage
vote-coupole; barrage dme

barrage vote(-)poids; barrage arch-gravity dam; gravity-arch dam;


poids(-)vote; barrage vote combined gravity-arch dam; thick
paisse; barrage en vote paisse; arch dam
barrage mixte

bassin aval; rservoir infrieur lower pool; lower reservoir;


tailwater pond

bassin d'amortissement brise- impact stilling basin


charge

bassin de tranquillisation; cuvette dissipator basin; stilling basin;


de dissipation (d'nergie) stilling pool [US]

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bec de canard; dversoir en dents de duckbill spillway; ovedlow duck
peigne; dversoir en bec(s) de bills
canard; vacuateur bec(s) de
canard

bec de fractionnement; bec de rupture spillway splitter; splitter

berceau cradle; saddle [for supporting a


conduit]

berme [n.f.]; risberme [n.f.] berm(e) [on an embankment dam]

bief d'amont; bief amont forebay; head bay; headbay

bief d'aval; canal de fuite; bief afterbay; tail bay; tailrace


aval

bloc; plot; claveau [d'un barrage en block; monolith [of a concrete dam]
bton]

bloc de dissipation d'nergie; pile baffle block; baffle pier; dissipator


de freinage; d de maonnerie block; energy dispersion block;
energy dispersion baffle

bme [n.f.];-drme [n.f.]; drome boom; log boom; trash boom


[n.f.]; estacade [n.f.]

bouchon de bton; bouchon en bton concrete plug; (concrete) tunnel


[de la galerie de drivation] plug; diversion-tunnel plug

bouchure (mobile); organe de closure device


bouchure; dispositif de bouchure;
lment (mobile) de bouchure;
lment de fermeture

brche dversante; chancrure notch; weir; ovelfall gap

cabine de manoeuvre (des vannes); gate control chamber; gate control


chambre de manoeuvre (des vannes); house; gate control room; operating
salle de manoeuvre (des vannes); chamber
salle de commande (des 'vannes)

canal berges brutes; canal brut; unlined canal


canal non revtu

canal ciel ouvert; canal open channel


dcouvert; canal dcouvert; canal
surface libre; canal l'air libre;
chenal

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canal brut; canal non revtu; canal unlined canal
berges brutes

canal dcouvert; canal dcouvert; open channel


canal ciel ouvert; canal
surface libre; canal l'air libre;
chenal

canal de dcharge; canal discharge channel; outlet channel;


d'vacuation; canal exutoire escape channel

canal de fuite; bief d'aval; bief afterbay; tail bay; tailrace


aval

canal d'vacuation; canal de discharge channel; outlet channel;


dcharge; canal exutoire escape channel

canal d'vacuation des crues; canal spillway outlet channel; tailwater


d'vacuation channel; tail channel

canal en charge pressure channel

canal exutoire; canal de dcharge; discharge channel; outlet channel;


canal d'vacuation escape channel

canalisation coulement libre; free-flow conduit; gravity conduit


conduite coulement libre;
conduite par gravit; conduite
gravitaire

canalisation sous pression; conduite pressure conduit; pressure pipe


en charge; conduite sous pression

canal non revtu; canal brut; canal unlined canal


berges brutes

canal revtu lined canal

canal usinier power canal; powerhouse canal

centrale; usine; centrale lectrique power-generating plant; power house


(OR powerhouse); power plant (OR
powerplant); power station

centrale cluse; usine d'cluse; run-of-river (hydro) plant with


usine cluse; centrale d'cluse pondage

centrale rservoir; centrale power station with reservoir; storage


hydro-lectrique rservoir; usine (power) plant; storage
rservoir; usine de lac; centrale hydroelectric plant
de lac

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centrale au fil de l'eau; centrale nin-of-river power plant;
hydro-lectrique au fil de l'eau; run-of-river power station
usine (hydro-lectrique) au fil de
l'eau

centrale d'cluse; usine d'cluse; run-of-river (hydro) plant with


usine cluse; centrale pondage
cluse

centrale de lac; usine de lac; usine power station with reservoir; storage
rservoir; centrale (hydro- (power) plant; storage
lectrique) rservoir hydroelectric plant

centrale de pied de barrage; usine de powerhouse (built) at toe of dam;


pied de barrage; usine en pied de power plant at toe of dam
barrage; centrale en pied de
barrage; usine, pied de barrage;
centrale pied de barrage

centrale de pointe; centrale hydro- peaking plant; peak-load (hydro)


lectrique de pointe plant; pak-load power station

centrale lectrique; usine; centrale power-generating plant; power house


(OR powerhouse); power plant (OR
powerplant); power station

centrale en pied de barrage; usine en powerhouse (built) at toe of dam;


pied de barrage; usine de pied de power plant at toe of dam
barrage; centrale de pied de
barrage; usine pied de barrage;
centrale pied de barrage

centrale hydro-lectrique (OU hydroelectric .power house; hydro-


hydrolectrique); usine electric power station; hydro-
hydro-lectrique (OU electric power plant; hydropower
hydrolectrique) plant; hydroplant

centrale (hydro-lectrique) power station with reservoir; storage


rservoir; usine rservoir; (power) plant; storage
usine de lac; centrale de lac hydroelectric plant

centrale (hydro-lectrique) au fil mn-of-river power plant;


de l'eau; usine (hydro-lectrique) run-of-river power station
au fil de l'eau

centrale hydro-lectrique de pointe; peaking plant; peak-load (pydrO)


centrale de pointe plant; peak-load power station

centrale incorpore (au barrage); embodied power station; integral


usine incorpore (au barrage) powerhouse; integral dam and
powerhouse

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centrale pied de barrage; usine pied powerhouse (built) at toe of dam;
de barrage; usine de pied de power plant at toe of dam
barrage; centrale de pied de
barrage; usine en pied de barrage;
centrale en pied de barrage

centrale souterraine; usine underground powerhouse; underground


souterraine; usine en souterrain power plant; underground power
station

chambre de manoeuvre (des vannes); gate control chamber; gate control


cabine de manoeuvre (des vannes); house; gate control room; operating
salle de manoeuvre (des vannes); chamber
salle de commande (des vannes)

chambre des robinets valve chamber; valve house

chambre des vannes; salle des vannes gate chamber; gate house; gate vault

chemine d'accs; puits d'accs access shaft; access well

chemine d'quilibre surge chamber; surge tank; surge


shaft

chemine d'quilibre diaphragme restricted-orifice surge tank

chemine d'quilibre diffrentielle differential surge tank

chenal; canal () dcouvert; canal open channel


ciel ouvert; canal surface
libre; canal l'air libre

chute brute; hauteur de chute brute gross available head; gross head
[on a hydro plant]

chute nette; hauteur de chute nette effective head; net available head;
net head; rated head [US] [on a
hydro plant]

claveau; plot; bloc [d'un barrage en block; monolith [of a concrete dam]
bton]

conduite coulement libre; free-flow conduit; gravity conduit


canalisation coulement libre;
conduite par gravit; conduite
gravitaire

conduite (centrale) de drainage outlet conduit; outlet pipe [on an


[dans un barrage en matriaux embankment dam]
meubles]

conduite de vidange [d'un rservoir] outlet conduit [on a reservoir]

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conduite en charge; conduite sous 'pressure conduit; pressure pipe
pression; canalisation sous
pression

conduite force penstock; power penstock

conduite force dcouvert; conduite aboveground penstock; open penstock


force arienne; conduite force
l'air libre

conduite force btonne; conduite embedded penstock


force enrobe

conduite force en galerie tunnel penstock

conduite force enrobe; conduite embedded penstock


force btonne

conduite force enterre; conduite buried penstock


force souterraine

conduite gravitaire; conduite par free-flow conduit; gravity conduit


gravit; canalisation coulement
libre; conduite coulement libre

conduite sous pression; conduite en pressure conduit; pressure pipe


charge; canalisation sous
pression

console lmentaire; console cantilever; cantilever element;


verticale; arc-mur; console vertical cantilever element [of an
arch dam]

contact bton-rocher; surface de concrete-rock contact zone;


contact bton-rocher concrete-to-rock contact

contre-barrage; barrage auxiliaire auxilitny dam; subsidialy dam [US];


downstream dam

cte (d'arasement) du barrage; cote crest elevation; crest level of dam;


de la crte; arasement de la crte; crest level; elevation of dam
cote du couronnement crest

coursier d'vacuateur; coursier discharge carrier; discharge


structure [of a spillway]

couteau; pice d'appui [du tablier bottotn of gate; bottom of (gate)


d'une vanne] leaf; lower edge of leaf

crte; seuil [d'un dversoir] crest [of a spilhvay]

crte de dversement; crte crest of falling water; ovedlow


dversante; seuil dversant [d'un spillway crest; ovetflow crest
vacuateur]

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crte de dversoir; seuil de spillway crest
dversoir

crte dversante; crte de dver- crest of falling water; overflow


sement; seuil dversant [d'un spillway crest; overflow crest
vacuateur]

crte du barrage crest of dam; dam crest

cule abutment [of a dam]

culot; emmagasinement d'eau morte; dead storage; unusable storage


rserve d'eau morte; tranche morte

cuvette de dissipation (d'nergie); dissipator basin; stilling basin;


bassin de tranquillisation stilling pool [US]

d FIfflitUe

d de maonnerie; bloc de dissipation baffle block; baffle pier; dissipator


d'nergie; pile de freinage block; energy dispersion block;
energy dispersion baffle

dgrilleur; rteau dgrilleur rack rake; trashrack rake; screen


rake

dpression drawdown

drivation bypassing; diversion [of a stream or


channel]

driver; dtourner [un cours d'eau] divert, to

dveloppement en crte; longueur crest length; length at crest; length


(dveloppe) en crte; longueur of dam
(dveloppe) au couronnement;
longueur de barrage

dversoir; dversoir de crue; flood spillway; spillway


vacuateur de crue(s); dversoir
vacuateur de crue(s)

dversoir ( arte) triangulaire; triangular-notch weir; V-notch weir;


dversoir (entaill) en V triangular weir

dversoir crte arrondie; dversoir curved(-crest) weir; rounded-crest


crte courbe weir; round-crested weir

dversoir crte paisse; dversoir broad-crested weir; wide-crested weir


seuil pais; dversoir large
seuil

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dversoir crte horizontale; flat-crested weir
dversoir crte rectiligne
horizontale

dversoir crte mince; dversoir sharp-crested weir; sharp-edged weir


en mince paroi; dversoir lame
mince

dversoir crte rectiligne flat-crested weir


horizontale; dversoir crte
horizontale

dversoir coulement ar; free ovetfall spillway; straight drop


dversoir en chute libre spillway

dversoir coulement libre; freeflow spilhvay; uncontrolled


dversoir libre; vacuateur (ove:flow) spillway; ungated
crte libre; vacuateur (ovedlow) spilhvay; free spillway
coulement libre

dversoir lame mince; dversoir en sharp-crested weir; sharp-edged weir


mince paroi; dversoir crte
mince

dversoir nappe (dversante) noye; drowned weir; submerged well


dversoir noy

dversoir seuil pais; dversoir broad-crested weir; wide-crested weir


crte paisse; dversoir large
seuil

dversoir vannes; vacuateur (de controlled spillway; gate-controlled


crue) avec vannes de rglage; spillway; gated overflow spillway;
dversoir rglable gated spillway

dversoir (de crue); vacuateur de flood spillway; spillway


crue(s); dversoir vacuateur de
crue(s)

dversoir de secours; vacuateur de auxiliary floodway; emergency


secours; vacuateur de crue floodway; emergency spillway;
auxiliaire auxiliaty spilhvay

dversoir de superficie; vacuateur ovetfall spillway at crest; ovetflow


de surface; vacuateur l'air spillway; ovetfall spillway
libre; vacuateur surface libre

dversoir en bec(s) de canard; duckbill spilhvay; ovedlow duck


dversoir en dents de peigne; bills
vacuateur bec(s) de canard; bec
de canard

dversoir en chute libre; dversoir free overfall spilhvay; straight drop


coulement ar spilhvay

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dversoir en corolle; vacuateur en bell-mouthed drop shaft spillway;
corolle funnel-shaped (inlet) spillway

dversoir en dents de peigne; duckbill spillway; overflow duck


dversoir en bec(s) de canard; bills
vacuateur bec(s) de canard; bec
de canard

dversoir en mince paroi; dversoir sharp-crested weir; sharp-edged weir


crte mince; dversoir lame
mince

dversoir en puits; dversoir- drop-inlet spillway; shaft and


puits; vacuateur en puits; tunnel spillway; shaft spillway
vacuateur puits

dversoir en saut de ski; vacuateur ski-jump spillway


(de crue) saut de ski; vacuateur
en saut de ski; saut de ski

dversoir (entaill) en V; triangular-notch weir; V-notch weir;


dversoir ( arte) triangulaire triangular weir

dversoir vacuateur de crue(s); flood spillway; spillway


dversoir (de crue); vacuateur de
crue(s)

dversoir large seuil; dversoir broad-crested weir; wide-crested weir


seuil pais; dversoir crte
paisse

dversoir latral de crue; dversoir lateral-flow spillway; side-channel


latral; vacuateur latral spillway

dversoir libre; dversoir freeflow spillway; uncontrolled


coulement libre; vacuateur (overflow) spillway; ungated
crte libre; vacuateur (overflow) spillway; free spillway
coulement libre

dversoir marguerite; marguerite glory hole; glory-hole spillway;


morning-glory spillway

dversoir noy; dversoir nappe drowned weir; submerged weir


(dversante) noye

dversoir-puits; dversoir en drop-inlet spillway; shaft and


puits; vacuateur en puits; tunnel spillway; shaft spillway
vacuateur puits

dversoir rectangulaire rectangular weir

dversoir rglable; vacuateur (de controlled spillway; gate-controlled


crue) avec vannes de rglage; spillway; gated overflow spillway;
dversoir vannes gated spillway

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dversoir sans contraction latrale full-width weir; suppressed weir;
weir without end contractions

dversoir-siphon; vacuateur automatic siphon spillway; siphon


siphon; vacuateur en siphon; spillway
siphon-dversoir

dversoir triangulaire; dversoir triangular-notch weir; V-notch weir;


arte triangulaire; dversoir triangular weir
(entaill) en V

digue rejets; digue de dchets de tailings danz


carrire

dispositif amortisseur; dispositif dissipating device; energy-


d'amortissement; dissipateur dissipating device; energy
d'nergie; organe de dissipation dissipator; energy absorber;
(energy) stilling device

dispositif de bouchure; bouchure closure device


(mobile); organe de bouchure;
lment (mobile) de bouchure;
lment de fermeture

dispositif de passage des poissons; fish pass; fishway


passe poissons

dispositif rgulateur de crte; crest control; crest-control device;


organe de rglage du dbit driv crest device

dissipateur d'nergie; organe de dissipating device; energy-


dissipation; dispositif dissipating device; energy
d'amortissement; dispositif dissipator; energy absorber;
amortisseur (energy) stilling device

domestiquer; amnager [des chutes harness, to


d'eau]

doucine bucket (clave); ogee; ogee (spillway)


curve

drome [n.f.]; drme [n.f.]; boom; log boom; trash boom


bme [n.f.]; estacade [n.f.]

chancrure; brche dversante notch; weir; m'elfe gap

chelle poissons fish ladder

chelle d'cluses chain of locks; flight of locks

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cluse poissons fish lock; fish transferring lock

coulement surface libre; free surface flow; open-channel flow


coulement dans les canaux
dcouverts

coulement en charge; coulement closed-conduit flow; flow under


sous pression pressure

cran central (d'tanchit); noyau central (impervious) core; central


impermable; noyau tanche; noyau (impervious) zone; impervious
d'tanchit; noyau central (central) core; impervious zone;
(tanche) (watertight) core [of an embankment
dam]

cran central d'tanchit en terre rolled-earth core [on an embankment


compacte dam]

cran central en bton; masque central concrete membrane; concrete


central en bton; noyau en bton core (wall) [on an embankment dam]

cran de drainage; rideau de drainage curtain


drainage

cran d'tanchit; rideau d'tan- grout curtain; grout screen;


chit; voile d'tanchit; cran watertight (grout) curtain
tanche; rideau tanche; voile
tanche; cran d'injection(s);
rideau d'injection(s); voile
d'injection(s)

cran parafouille; mur parafouille cutoff wall; cut-off wall

lancement length-height ratio; length to height


ratio; ratio of crest length to
height; ratio of width to height;
width to height ratio; W/H ratio

lment de bouchure; lment mobile closure device


de bouchure; bouchure (mobile);
organe de bouchure; dispositif de
bouchure; lment de fermeture

lment horizontal; arc horizontal; arch; horizontal arch element; arch


arc; anneau horizontal; anneau element; horizontal arch ring; arch
circulaire; anneau ring

lment (mobile) de bouchure; closure device


bouchure (mobile); organe de
bouchure; dispositif de bouchure;
lment de fermeture

lvateur poissons; ascenseur fish elevator; fish lift; fish hoist


poissons

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emmagasinement d'eau morte; culot; dead storage; utilisable storage
rserve d'eau morte; tranche morte

empattement footing [of dam]

encorbellement; surplomb (amont) corbel; (upstream) overliang [of a


[de la crte d'un dversoir] spillway crest]

nergie hydro-lectrique (OU hydroelectric power


hydrolectrique); houille blanche

enrochement(s) de protection; riprap blanket; riprap; rock riprap;


protection en enrochement(s); perr stone riprap [on an embankment
protecteur; perr dam]

paisseur la crte; paisseur en crest thickness; thickness at crest;


crte - top thickness

paisseur de la lame dversante; depth of water over weir; head (of


hauteur de lame water) over weir; weir head

paisseur en crte; paisseur la crest thickness; thickness at crest;


crte top thickness

estacade [n.f.]; drme [n.f.]; boom; log boom; trash boom


drome [n.f.]; bme [n.f.]

vacuateur bec(s) de canard; duckbill spillway; overflow duck


dversoir en dents de peigne; bills
dversoir en bec(s) de canard;
bec de canard

vacuateur crte libre; dversoir fteeflow spillway; uncontrolled


libre; dversoir coulement (overfloiv) spillway; ungated
libre; vacuateur coulement (overflow) spillway; free spillway
libre

vacuateur coulement en charge; orifice spillway


vacuateur en charge

vacuateur coulement libre; fteeflow spillway; uncontrolled


dversoir libre; dversoir (ove:flow) spillway; ungated
coulement libre; vacuateur (overflow) spillway; free spillway
crte libre

vacuateur l'air libre; vacuateur overfall spillway at crest; overflow


de surface; dversoir de super- spillway; overfall spillway
ficie; vacuateur surface libre

vacuateur puits; vacuateur en drop-inlet spillway; shaft and


puits; dversoir en puits; tunnel spillway; shaft spillway
dversoir-puits

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vacuateur saut de ski; vacuateur ski-jump spillway
de crue saut de ski; vacuateur
en saut de ski; dversoir en saut
de ski; saut de ski

vacuateur siphon; vacuateur en automatic siphon spillway; siphon


siphon; dversoir-siphon; siphon- spillway
dversoir

vacuateur surface libre; overfall spillway at crest; overflow


vacuateur de surface; dversoir de spillway; overfall spillway
superficie; vacuateur l'air
libre

vacuateur avec vannes de rglage; controlled spillway; gate-controlled


vacuateur de crue avec vannes de spillway; gated overflow spillway;
rglage; dversoir rglable; gated spillway
dversoir vannes

vacuateur de crte crest spillway

vacuateur de crue(s); dversoir flood spillway; spillway


(de crue); dversoir vacuateur de
crue(s)

vacuateur (de crue) saut de ski; ski-jump spillway


vacuateur en saut de ski; dver-
soir en saut de ski; saut de ski

vacuateur de crue auxiliaire; auxiliary floodway; emergency


vacuateur de secours; dversoir floodway; emergency spillway;
de secours auxiliary spillway

vacuateur (de crue) avec vannes de controlled spillway; gate-controlled


rglage; dversoir rglable; spillway; gated overflow spillway;
dversoir vannes gated spillway

vacuateur de secours; dversoir de auxiliary floodway; emergency


secours; vacuateur de crue floodway; emergency spillway;
auxiliaire auxiliary spillway

vacuateur de surface; dversoir de overfall spillway at crest; overflow


superficie; vacuateur l'air spillway; overfall spillway
libre; vacuateur surface libre

vacuateur en charge; vacuateur orifice spillway


coulement en charge

vacuateur en corolle; dversoir en bell-mouthed drop shaft spillway;


corolle funnel-shaped (inlet) spillway

vacuateur en puits; vacuateur drop-inlet spillway; shaft and


puits; dversoir en puits; tunnel spillway; shaft spillway
dversoir-puits

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vacuateur en saut de ski; vacuateur ski-jump spillway
(de crue) saut de ski; dversoir
en saut de ski; saut de ski

vacuateur en siphon; vacuateur autonmitic siphon spillway; siphon


siphon; dversoir-siphon; siphon- spillway
dversoir

vacuateur latral; dversoir latral lateral-flow spillway; side-channel


de crue; dversoir latral spillway

exploitation; amnagement development

exploitation au fil de l'eau; run-of-river development; run-of-


amnagement au fil de l'eau river project

extrados extrados [of an arch dam]

face; parement dam face; face of dam; face

face amont; parement amont upstreanz face; water face

face aval; parement aval air-side face; downstream face; air


face

face infrieure d'une lame d'eau (OU lower nappe; under nappe; lower
d'une nappe dversante) surface; under side of the nappe
(OR sheet)

face suprieure (de la nappe upp-er nappe; upper suzface


dversante OU lame d'eau)

flot dversant; lame (d'eau) nappe; sheet (of water); vein;


dversante; nappe (dversante); overflowing (spillway) sheet;
nappe d'eau dversante; veine d'eau oveflowing sheet of water;
ove:flow ivater; spilling water;
overfalling water

fondation de barrage dam foundatimi

fruit batter; battice; batter slope

g E

galerie coulement libre free-flow tunnel; gravity tunnel

galerie d'accs access tunnel

galerie de drivation bypass tunnel; diversion tunnel

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galerie de fuite tailrace tunnel

galerie en charge; galerie force power tunnel; pressure tunnel

garde-grve; ouvrage de couronnement coping; topping

grand barrage; barrage de grandes large dam; major dam


dimensions

grille barreaux; grille d'entre; bar rack; trashrack; bar screen;


grille rack

grille de guidage pour poissons ,fish rack; fish screen; screen guide

grille d'entre; grille barreaux; bar rack; trashrack; barscreen;


grille rack

groupement d'amnagements en cascade; stair-step development


amnagement multiple

guideau; guide-eau [de l'vacuateur] guide wall; training wall [of a


spillway]

h
hauteur d'eau head of water

hauteur de barrage height of dam

hauteur de chute brute; chute brute gross available head; gross head
[on a hydro plant]

hauteur de chute nette; chute nette effective head; net available head;
net head; rated head [US] [on a
hydro plant]

hauteur de lame; paisseur de la depth of water over weir; head (of


lame dversante water) over weir; weir head

hauteur de retenue reservoir head

houille blanche; nergie hydro- hydroelectric power


lectrique (OU hydrolectrique)

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installations hydro-lectriques (OU hydroelectric development; hydro-
hydrolectriques); amnagement electric scheme; hydroelectric
hydro-lectrique (OU project; water project; water-power
hydrolectrique) development; power-plant
development

intrados intrados; soffit [of an arch dam]

joint redans keyed joint

joint primtral perimetral joint; perimetric joint

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lac artificiel; lac de barrage artificial lake; dammed lake; barrier
lake

lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe nappe; sheet (of water); vein;


(dversante); nappe d'eau ovedlowing (spillway) sheet;
dversante; veine d'eau; flot overflowing sheet of water;
dversant ovedlow water; spilling water;
ovetfalling water

lame dversante are; nappe libre; aerated nappe; aerated sheet;


nappe dnoye; nappe are ventilated nappe; ventilated sheet;
free-falling ovedlow nappe

ligne de rfrence; axe central axis of dam; dam axis; centre


longitudinal de barrage; axe de Une of dam; centre line
barrage

longueur au couronnement; longueur crest length; length at crest; length


dveloppe au couronnement; of dam
longueur (dveloppe) en crte;
longueur de barrage; dveloppement
en crte

manteau tanche; masque d'tanchit flow-retarding facing; (upstream)


(amont); masque tanche; masque impervious membrane; watertight
amont membrane; watertight diaphragm;
watertight facing; impervious
facing

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marguerite; dversoir marguerite glory hole; glory-hole spillway;
morning-glory spillway

masque amont; masque d'tanchit flow-retarding facing; (upstream)


(amont); masque tanche; manteau impervious membrane; watertight
tanche membrane; watertight diaphragm;
watertight facing; impervious
facing

masque central en bton; cran central concrete membrane; concrete


central en bton; noyau en bton core (wall) [on an embankment dam]

masque d'tanchit (amont); masque flow-retarding facing; (upstream)


tanche; masque amont; manteau impervious inembrane; watertight
tanche membrane; watertight diaphragm;
watertight facing; impervious
facing

massif; massif de recharge; recharge pervious zone; shell; shoulder [of an


earthfill dam]

massif amont; massif de recharge upstream embankment; upstream


amont; recharge amont; massif de shoulder; upstream shell [of an
protection earthfill dam]

massif aval; massif de recharge aval; downstream fill; downstream shell [of
recharge aval; massif d'appui an earthfill dam]

massif de protection; massif (de upstream embankment; upstream


recharge) amont; recharge amont shoulder; upstream shell [of an
earthfill dam]

massif de recharge; massif; recharge pervious zone; shell; shoulder [of an


earthfill dam]

massif (de recharge) amont; recharge upstream embankment; upstream


amont; massif de protection shoulder; upstream shell [of an
earthfill dam]

massif (de recharge) aval; recharge downstream fill; downstream shell [of
aval; massif d'appui an earthfill dam]

matelas d'eau amortisseur; matelas water cushion


d'eau

mthode des empitements successifs; in-channel method [of dam


procd par empitements successifs construction]

mise en eau [d'un barrage rservoir] first filling; priming; initial


filling [of a storage dam]

mur cran; mur vertical core wall [of an embankment dam]

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murette de garde; mur de garde back wall; coping wall

mur parafouille; cran parafouille cutoff wall; cut-off wall

mur vertical; mur cran core wall [of an embankment dam]

nappe are; nappe libre; nappe aerated nappe; aerated sheet;


dnoye; rame dversante are ventilated nappe; ventilated sheet;
oveflow nappe

nappe d'eau dversante; lame (d'eau) nappe; sheet (of water); vein;
dversante; nappe (dversante); ove:flowing (spillway) sheet;
veine d'eau; flot dversant oveflowing sheet of water;
oveflow water; spilling water;
overfalling water

nappe dnoye; nappe libre; nappe aerated nappe; aerated sheet;


are; lame dversante are ventilated nappe; ventilated sheet;
free-falling overflow nappe

nappe (dversante); lame (d'eau) nappe; sheet (of water); vein;


dversante; nappe d'eau ovellowing (spillway) sheet;
dversante; veine d'eau; flot ovellowing sheet of water;
dversant ovellow water; spilling water;
overfalling water

nappe libre; nappe dnoye; nappe aerated nappe; aerated sheet;


are; lame dversante are ventilated nappe; ventilated sheet;
free-falling oveflow nappe

niveau (d')amont du plan d'eau; plan headwater level; impounded water


d'eau (d')amont; niveau de retenue level; headwater

niveau de l'eau; niveau du plan water level


d'eau

niveau de retenue; niveau (d')amont headwater level; impounded water


du plan d'eau; plan d'eau (d')amont level; headwater

niveau du plan d'eau; niveau de water level


l'eau

noyau central en argile compacte; clay puddle core; puddle(d) core;


noyau corroy; noyau impermable rolled clay core [of an earth dam]
en argile compacte; noyau tanche
en argile compacte

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noyau central (tanche); noyau central (impervious) core; central
impermable; noyau tanche; noyau (impervious) zone; impervious
d'tanchit; cran central (central) core; impervious zone;
(d'tanchit) (watertight) core [of an embankment
dam]

noyau corroy; noyau central en clay puddle core; puddle(d) core;


argile compacte; noyau impermable rolled clay core [of an earth dam]
en argile compacte; noyau tanche
en argile compacte

noyau d'tanchit; noyau central (impervious) core; central


impermable; noyau tanche; noyau (impervious) zone; impervious
central (tanche); cran central (central) core; impervious zone;
(d'tanchit) (watertight) core [of an embankment
dam]

noyau en bton; cran central en central concrete membrane; concrete


bton; masque central en bton core (wall) [on an embankment dam]

noyau tanche; noyau impermable; central (impervious) core; central


noyau d'tanchit; noyau central (impervious) zone; impervious
(tanche); cran central (central) core impervious zone;
(d'tanchit) (watertight) core [of an embankment
dam]

noyau tanche en argile compacte; clay puddle core; puddle(d) core;


noyau corroy; noyau central en rolled clay core [of an earth dam]
argile compacte; noyau impermable
en argile compacte

noyau impermable; noyau tanche; central (impervious) core; central


noyau d'tanchit; noyau central (impervious) zone; impervious
(tanche); cran central (central) core; impervious zone;
(d'tanchit) (watertight) core [of an embankment
dam]

noyau impermable en argile clay puddle core; puddle(d) core;


compacte; noyau corroy; noyau rolled clay core [of an earth dam]
central en argile compacte; noyau
tanche en argile compacte

noyau impermable inclin; noyau inclined core; sloping core [of an


inclin embankment dam]

noyau impermable vertical; noyau vertical core


vertical

noyau inclin; noyau impermable inclined core; sloping core [of an


inclin embankment dam]

noyau vertical; noyau impermable vertical core


vertical

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o
organe de bouchure; bouchure closure device
(mobile); dispositif de bouchure;
lment (mobile) de bouchure;
lment de fermeture

organe de dissipation; dissipateur dissipating device; energy-


d'nergie; dispositif dissipating device; energy
d' amortissement ; dispositif dissipator; energy absorber;
amortisseur (energy) stilling device

organe de rglage du dbit driv; crest control; crest-control device;


dispositif rgulateur de crte crest device

orifice bords vifs; orifice en sharp-edge orifice; standard orifice


mince paroi

orifice de chasse; orifice de purge shlicing outlet

orifice en mince paroi; orifice sharp-edge orifice; standard orifice


bords vifs

ouverture; pertuis ; passe barrage bay; gate bay; sluice; bay

ouvrage de couronnement; garde-grve coping; topping

ouvrage de dcharge; ouvrage de outlet works; reservoir outlet works


vidange

ouvrage de drivation diversion structure; diversion works;


headworks

ouvrage de tte approach channel; entrance channel


[of a spillway]

ouvrage de vidange; ouvrage de outlet works; reservoir outlet works


dcharge

ouvrage principal main structure

ouvrages annexes appurtenances; appurtenant works;


appurtenant structures; appurtenant
features; auxiliaries; auxiliary
works; auxiliary structures

panneau d'une vanne; tablier; gate leaf


pelle; panneau

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parafouille [n.m.] cutoff (structure); cut-off
(structure)

parement; face dam face; face of dam; face

parement amont; face amont upstream face; water face

parement aval; face aval air-side face; downstream face; air


face

parement en doucine; parement aval ogee downstream face; ogee face


en doucine

passe; pertuis; ouverture barrage bay; gate bay; sluice; bay

passe bois; passe de flottage; log chute; logway; log pass; log
passe-billes sluice; timber chute; timberpass

passe poissons; dispositif de fish pass; fishway


passage des poissons

passe-billes; passe bois; passe log chute; logway; log pass; log
de flottage sluice; timber chute; timberpass

passerelle; passerelle de service; catwalk; walkway; gangway; foot


pont de service bridge

passerelle de dgrillage; passerelle raking platform; screen cleaning


de nettoyage des grilles; plate- platform
forme de nettoyage des grilles;
plate-forme de dgrillage

passerelle de manoeuvre des vannes; control platform (gate-)operating


plate-forme de commande; passerelle platform; operating bridge; hoist
de manoeuvre bridge; overhead (operating)
bridge

passerelle de nettoyage des grilles; raking platform; screen cleaning


passerelle de dgrillage; plate- platform
forme de nettoyage des grilles;
plate-forme de dgrillage

passerelle de service; pont de catwalk; walkway; gangway; foot


service; passerelle bridge

pelle; tablier; panneau d'une gate leaf


vanne; panneau

perr (protecteur); enrochement(s) riprap blanket; riprap; rock riprap;


de protection; protection en stone riprap [on an embankment
enrochement(s) dam]

pertuis; passe; ouverture barrage bay; gate bay; sluice; bay

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petit barrage minor dam; small dam

pice d'appui; couteau [du tablier bottom of gate; bottom of (gate)


d'une vanne] leaf; lower edge of leaf

pied amont de barrage; pied amont dam heel; heel of dam; upstream toe;
upstream heel

pied aval de barrage; pied aval dam toe; downstream toe; foot [US]

pieu pile

pieux s'opposant au glissement (du anti-sliding piles


radier)

pile; Pilier pier

pile de freinage; bloc de dissipation baffle block; baffle pier; dissipator


d'nergie; d de maonnerie block; energy dispersion block;
energy dispersion baffle

pilier; pile pier

pian d'eau (d')amont; niveau headwater level; impounded water


(cnamont du plan d'eau; niveau de level; headwater
retenue

plate-forme de commande; passerelle control platform; (gate-)operating


de manuvre des vannes; passerelle platform; operating bridge; hoist
de manoeuvre bridge; overhead (operating)
bridge

plate-forme de dgrillage; passerelle raking platform; screen cleaning


de &grillage; passerelle de platfornz
nettoyage des grilles; plate-forme
de nettoyage des grilles

plot; bloc; claveau [d'un barrage en block; nzonolith [of a concrete dam]
bton]

Oint de restitution discharge point; tailrace outlet;


retunt point

pont de service; passerelle de catwalk; walkway; gangway; foot


service; passerelle bridge

porte--faux; surplomb cantilever; cantilevered extension


[as a stilling device]

poste de pompage; station de pumping plant; pumping station


pompage; usine de pompage; poste
de relvement

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prise d'eau intake; water intake

prise d'eau dans un lac; prise d'eau lake intake


sous-lacustre

prise (d'eau) de fond; prise (d'eau) submerged intake


de profondeur

prise (d'eau) en rservoir; prise reservoir intake


(d'eau) sur rservoir

prise d'eau en rivire; prise en river intake


rivire

prise d'eau sous-lacustre; prise lake intake


d'eau dans un lac

prise d'eau sur berge; prise sur shore intake


berge

prise d'eau sur rservoir; prise reservoir intake


sur rservoir; prise d'eau en
rservoir

prise de fond; prise d'eau de fond; submerged intake


, prise (d'eau) de profondeur

prise en rservoir; prise d'eau en reservoir intake


rservoir; prise (d'eau) sur
rservoir

prise en rivire; prise d'eau en river intake


rivire

prise sur berge; prise d'eau sur shore intake


berge

prise sur rservoir; prise d'eau sur reservoir intake


rservoir; prise (d'eau) en
rservoir

procd par empitements successifs; in-channel method [of dam


mthode des empitements successifs construction]

profil dversant overflow profile

protection en enrochement(s); riprap blanket; riprap; rock riprap;


enrochement(s) de protection; perr stone riprap [on an embankment
(protecteur) dam]

puits d'accs; chemine d'accs access shaft; access well

pulvino [n.m.] pad; plinth; sockle; pulvino [between


an arch dam and the foundation
rock]
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radier apron; floor [i.e. the revetment
placed at the toe of a dam]

radier dent; seuil dent dentated (end) sill; toothed sill;


dragon 's teeth sill

radier dent de Rehbock; seuil aval Rehbock dentated end sill


dent de Rehbock; seuil dent du
professeur Rehbock

rteau dgrilleur; dgrilleur rack rake; trashrack rake; screen


rake

recharge; massif de recharge; massif pervious zone; shell; shoulder [of an


eartlzfill dam]

recharge amont; massif (de recharge) upstreanz embankment; upstream


amont; massif de protection shoulder; upstream shell [of an
earthfill dam]

recharge aval; massif (de recharge) downstream fill; downstream shell [of
aval; massif d'appui an eartlzfill dam]

redan key; keyway; offset [into adjacent


blocks of concrete dams]

remblai de terre tasse par roulage; rolled-earth(fill) dam; rolled-


barrage en terre compacte earthfill embankment

remous amont; retenue; rserve; backwater; reservoir water; impounded


remous d'exhaussement water

rserve active active storage; net storage

rserve d'eau morte; culot; emmaga- dead storage; unusable storage


sinement d'eau morte; tranche morte

rserve passive inactive storage

rserve utile; retenue utile; effective storage; live storage;


tranche utile usable storage; usefid storage

rservoir; retenue dam reservoir; impoundment; pool


[US]; reservoir

rservoir capacit interannuelle; carly-over (storage) reservoir;


rservoir interannuel holdover (storage) reservoir

rservoir aliment par une station pumped-storage reservoir


de pompage

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rservoir d'accumulation; rservoir impounding reservoir; storage
de rgularisation; rservoir de reservoir
stockage

rservoir d'crtement des crues detention reservoir; flood detention


reservoir; flood control reservoir

rservoir de rgularisation; rser- impounding reservoir; storage


voir d'accumulation; rservoir de reservoir
stockage

rservoir infrieur; bassin aval lower pool; lower reservoir;


tailwater pond

rservoir interannuel; rservoir carry-over (storage) reservoir;


capacit interannuelle holdover (storage) reservoir

rservoir suprieur headwater pond; upper reservoir;


headwater pool; upper pool

retenue; remous amont; rserve; backwater; reservoir water; impounded


remous d'exhaussement water

retenue; rservoir dam reservoir; impoundment; pool


[US]; reservoir

retenue utile; rserve utile; effective storage; live storage;


tranche utile usable storage; useful storage

revanche freeboard

revtement de canal canal lining

rideau de drainage; cran de drainage curtain


drainage

rideau d'tanchit; cran d'tan- grout curtain; grout screen;


chit; voile d'tanchit; cran watertight grout curtain;
tanche; rideau tanche; voile watertight curtain
tanche; cran d'injection(s);
rideau d'injection(s); voile
d'injection(s)

risberme [n.f.]; berme [n.f.] berm(e) [on an embankment dam]

roue Pelton; turbine Pelton Pelton impulse wheel; Pelton turbine;


Pelton wheel

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salle de commande (des vannes); gate control chamber; gate control
chambre de manoeuvre (des vannes); house; gate control room; operating
cabine de manoeuvre (des vannes); chamber
salle de manoeuvre (des vannes)

salle des vannes; chambre des vannes gate chamber; gate house; gate val&

saut de ski; vacuateur (de crue) ski-jump spillway


saut de ski; vacuateur en saut de
ski; dversoir en saut de ski

section contracte; veine contracte contracted section; vena contracta

seuil; crte [d'un dversoir] crest [of a spillway]

seuil; sige [de vanne] gate sent; gate sill; seat; sill

seuil aval dent de Rehbock; seuil Rehbock dentated end sill


dent du professeur Rehbock; radier
dent de Rehbock

seuil Creager; seuil normal standard dam crest; standard crest

seuil de dversoir; crte de spillway crest


dversoir

seuil dent; radier dent dentated (end) sill; toothed sill;


dragon 's teeth sill

seuil dent du professeur Rehbock; Rehbock dentated end sill


seuil aval dent de Rehbock; radier
dent de Rehbock

seuil dversant; crte dversante; crest of falling water; overflow


crte de dversement [d'un spillway crest; overflow crest
vacuateur]

seuil normal; seuil Creager standard dam crest; standard crest

sige; seuil [de vanne] gate seat; gate sill; seat; sill

siphon-dversoir ; vacuateur automatic siphon spillway; siphon


siphon; vacuateur en siphon; spillway
dversoir-siphon

sommet de barrage dam top; top of dam

station de pompage; poste de pumping plant; pumping station


pompage; usine de pompage; poste
de relvement

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surface de contact bton-rocher; concrete-rock contact zone;
contact bton-rocher concrete-to-rock contact

surplomb; porte--faux cantilever; cantilevered extension


[as a stilling device]

surplomb (amont); encorbellement [de corbel; (upstream) overhang [of a


la crte d'un dversoir] spillway crest]

surpression surge [in a pipeline]

ki-1,1,711gE811151eleir07.fecre7E

tablier; pelle; panneau d'un gate leaf


vanne; panneau

talus [d'un barrage en matriaux slope [of an embankment dam]


meubles]

talus amont upstream slope; water slope [of an


embankment dam]

talus aval downstream slope [of an embankment


dam]

tapis amont (tanche); tapis d'tan- impermeable blanket; impervious


chit; tapis tanche; tapis de (upstream) blanket; upstream
protection amont (impervious) blanket

tour de prise d'eau; tour de prise intake tower

tranche morte; culot; emmagasinement dead storage; unusable storage


d'eau morte; rserve d'eau morte

tranche utile; rserve utile; effective storage; live storage;


retenue utile usable storage; useful storage

tremplin flip bucket

turbine action; turbine veine impulse turbine; impulse wheel;


libre tangential turbine

turbine raction; turbine veine reaction turbine


force

turbine veine libre; turbine impulse turbine; impulse wheel;


action tangential turbine

turbine Francis Francis turbine

turbine-hlice propeller turbine

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turbine hydraulique hydraulic turbine; water turbine

turbine Kaplan Kaplan turbine

turbine Pelton; roue Pelton Pelton impulse wheel; Pelton turbine;


Pelton wheel

usine; centrale lectrique; centrale power-generadizg plant; power house


(OR powerhouse); power plant (OR
powerplant); power station

usine dcouvert; usine extrieure; aboveground (power) plant; surface


usine en btiment extrieur; usine (power) plant
l'air libre

usine cluse; usine d'cluse; mn-of-river (hydro) plant with


centrale d'cluse; centrale pondage
cluse

usine l'air libre; usine aboveground (power) plant; surface


dcouvert; usine extrieure; usine (power) plant
en btiment extrieur

usine rservoir; centrale power station with reservoir; storage


(hydro-lectrique) rservoir; (power) plant; storage
usine de lac; centrale de lac hydroelectric plant

usine au fil de l'eau; usine hydro- run-of-river power plant;


lectrique au fil de l'eau; run-of-river power station
centrale (hydro-lectrique) au fil
de l'eau

usine avec groupes abrits; usine indoor plant, indoor powerhouse


close

usine avec groupes l'air libre; outdoor plant; outdoor station


usine avec groupes non abrits;
usine ouverte

usine close; usine avec groupes indoor plant; indoor powerhouse


abrits

usine de basse chute; usine hydro- low-head hydroelectric station;


lectrique de basse chute low-head plant; low-head power
house

usine d'cluse; usine cluse; run-of-river (hydro) plant with


centrale d'cluse; centrale pondage
cluse

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usine de lac; centrale de lac; usine power station with reservoir; storage
rservoir; centrale (hydro- (power) plant; storage
lectrique) rservoir hydroelectric plant

usine de pied de barrage; centrale de powerhouse (built) at toe of dam;


pied de barrage; usine en pied de power plant at toe of dam
barrage; centrale en pied de
barrage; usine pied de barrage;
centrale pied de barrage

usine de pompage; station de pumping plant; pumping station


pompage; poste de pompage; poste
de relvement

usine en btiment extrieur; usine aboveground (power) plant; surface


dcouvert; usine extrieure; usine (power) plant
l'air libre

usine en pied de barrage; centrale en powerhouse (built) at toe of dam;


pied de barrage; usine de pied de power plant at toe of dam
barrage; centrale de pied de
barrage; usine pied de barrage;
centrale pied de barrage

usine en souterrain; centrale underground powerhouse underground


souterraine; usine souterraine power plant; underground power
station

usine extrieure; usine dcouvert; aboveground (power) plant; surface


usine en btiment extrieur; usine (power) plant
l'air libre

usine hydro-lectrique (OU hydroelectric power house; hydro-


hydrolectrique); centrale electric power station; hydro-
hydro-lectrique (OU electric power plant; hydropower
hydrolectrique) plant; hydroplant

usine (hydro-lectrique) au fil de run-of-river power plant;


l'eau; centrale (hydro-lectrique) run-of-river power station
au fil de l'eau

usine hydro-lectrique de basse low-head hydroelectric station; low-


chute; usine de basse chute head plant; low-head power house

usine incorpore (au barrage); embodied power station; integral


centrale incorpore (au barrage) powerhouse; integral dam and
powerhouse

usine ouverte; usine avec groupes outdoor plant; outdoor station


non abrits usine avec groupes
;

l'air libre

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usine pied de barrage; centrale pied powerhouse (built) at toe of dam;
de barrage; usine de pied de power plant at toe of danz
barrage; centrale de pied de
barrage; usine en pied de barrage;
centrale en pied de barrage

usine semi-extrieure semi-outdoor plant; semi-outdoor


powerhouse

usine souterraine; centrale underground powerhouse; underground


souterraine; usine en souterrain power plant; underground power
station

vanne ( coulement) de surface; crest gate; spillway crest gate


vanne de crte; vanne en crte

vanne de barrage; vanne gate; hydraulic gate

vanne de crte; vanne en crte; crest gate; spillway crest gate


vanne ( coulement) de surface

vanne d'vacuateur; vanne spillway gate


d'vacuation

vanne en crte; vanne de crte; crest gate; spillway crest gate


vanne ( coulement) de surface

veine contracte; section contracte contracted section; vena contracta

veine d'eau; lame (d'eau) dversante; nappe; sheet (of water); vein;
nappe (dversante); nappe d'eau ovezflowing (spillway) sheet;
dversante; flot dversant overflowing sheet of water;
overflow water; Spilling water;
overfalling water

vidange de fond bottom outlet works; low-level outlet

vidange intermdiaire intemzediate outlet

voile d'tanchit; cran d'tan- grout curtain; grout screen;


chit; rideau d'tanchit; cran Watertight (grout) curtain
tanche; rideau tanche; voile
tanche; cran d'injection(s);
rideau d'injection(s); voile
d'injection(s)

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