translation of "projecteurs et caméras"

PeterC1Kwiziq community member

translation of "projecteurs et caméras"

When I click on the text "et installent projecteurs et caméras", the translation you provide is "and install projectors and videocameras". There are several ways to translate "projecteur" into English: it can also mean floodlight, spotlight and searchlight, besides the obvious translation "projector". 

 

They weren't entertaining Marshall Jodl by showing him movies. And even if they were, why would they need more than one projector?  Given the context, a much more likely translation of "projecteurs" is "floodlights". 

Asked 11 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Peter,

Thank you for your feedback! We agree with you and we've now used one of your suggestions !

Merci et bonne journée !

MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Agree - the journalist/ narrator is pointing at spotlights (floodlights) while discussing this in the story.  The limited views in news clips don't show evidence for 'projectors' (English meaning) or screens to project upon and there does not appear to be enough space available for projection equipment to have been deployed in the crowded room. 

 https://dictionnaire.lerobert.com/definition/projecteur

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translation of "projecteurs et caméras"

When I click on the text "et installent projecteurs et caméras", the translation you provide is "and install projectors and videocameras". There are several ways to translate "projecteur" into English: it can also mean floodlight, spotlight and searchlight, besides the obvious translation "projector". 

 

They weren't entertaining Marshall Jodl by showing him movies. And even if they were, why would they need more than one projector?  Given the context, a much more likely translation of "projecteurs" is "floodlights". 

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