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Google Translation:
(Mécanique) Partie du ressort d'une arbalète où la corde est arrêtée quand elle est tendue

mécanique
     1. adj. mechanical
     2. adj. mechanic
     3. n. mechanics (the science)
     4. n. mechanics (the area of study)
partie
     1. n. part (portion, amount)
           Il y a deux parties principales de ce truc.
             There are two main parts to this thing.
           faire partie (de) to participate in
     2. n. (legal) party
     3. n. game, play (sense the conduct, or course of a game)
     4. Participle. feminine singular past participle of partir
je suis partie
et se remit à sa partie
     partir
          1. v. (obsolete, transitive) to share, to share out, to divide
                Avoir maille à partir avec quelqu'un.
          2. v. (intransitive) to go away, leave, depart
          3. v. (intransitive) to originate
                Toutes les artères partent du cœur. - All arteries originate from the heart.
          4. v. (intransitive) to die
                Il ne s'est pas vu partir - He has not seen death
          5. v. (intransitive, figuratively) to emanate
                Cette croyance est partie d'un mauvais principe. - This belief emanates from an evil principle.
          6. v. (Quebec, informal, transitive) to start
                partir une affaire - to start a business
du
     1. contraction. contraction of de + le (of the)
     2. contraction. contraction of de + le ; (forms the partitive article)
fendre du bois
les dames du fond
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
                Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
                Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
                le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
          3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
                Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
                Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
                Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
                C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
                Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
          4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
                5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
          5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
                Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
                Un chien de garde - A guarddog
                Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
                Un stade de football - A football stadium
          6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
                De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
                Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
                un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
          7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
                J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
                Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
                Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
                Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
          8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
                Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
          9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
                Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
                Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
                Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
          10. art. (negative) a, an, any
                Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
                Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
                Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
     le
          1. art. The (definite article).
                Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
                Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
                Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too (he is it too, i.e., he is small too).
ressort
     1. n. (dated) resilience, elasticity
     2. n. spring (coiled device)
     3. n. spirit, energy
     4. n. (literary) motive, motivation
     5. v. third-person singular present indicative of ressortir
     6. n. (legal) jurisdiction, responsibility, remit
     ressortir
          1. v. (intransitive, taking auxiliary être) to go or come back out; to go/come out again
                Elle est ressortie de la maison en jupe.
                  She came back out of the house in a skirt.
                Il est entré dans la maison à midi, et en est ressorti deux heures plus tard.
                  He went into the house at noon, and came back out of it two hours later.
          2. v. (transitive, taking the auxiliary avoir) to take back out; to take out again
                Il a mis les mains dans ses poches, et en a ressorti une pièce.
                  He put his hands in his pockets, and took out/drew out a coin.
          3. v. (usually impersonal, taking the auxiliary avoir, followed by de) to emerge from, according to evidence
                Il en ressort que (...)
                  It follows from this that (...)
          4. v. to stand out
                une image qui ressort
                  an image that stands out
          5. v. (intransitive, followed by à) to come under the jurispendence of
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     10. art. (negative) a, an, any
           Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
           Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
           Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
de la neige qui tombe
ou celles de la nature
une
     1. num. feminine singular of un
     2. art. a / an (feminine indefinite article)
     3. n. front page (of a publication)
une bouche charmante
tantôt une chaumière
d'une
     1. contraction. de + une
arbalète
     1. n. (weapons) crossbow
     2. n. (skiing) T-bar
     3. n. (navigation) Jacob's staff
     1. adv. where (interrogative)
           Où est la gare? - Where is the railway station?
     2. adv. where (relative pronoun)
           Dans un monde où l'homme propose et la femme dispose, le célibataire a fait un choix conscient, dont il est pleinement responsable - Jean-Claude Bologne, Histoire du célibat et des célibataires
     3. adv. At that time; when.
           Au moment où nous parlons, le téléphone sonne.
     4. adv. (poetic) whither
           Un ciel plus pur et des dieux meilleurs, je t'offre à Rome où je me rends.
             A poorer heaven and better gods I offer you in Rome, whither I go.
sortis on ne sait d'où
où l'officier les reçut
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
on la pressa
par la petite vérole
corde
     1. n. rope (general)
     2. n. (geometry) chord
     3. n. (music) chord (of a string instrument)
     4. n. chord (vocal chord)
     5. n. line (washing line, for hanging clothes to dry)
     6. v. first-person singular present indicative of corder
     7. v. third-person singular present indicative of corder
     8. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of corder
     9. v. second-person singular imperative of corder
gens de sac et de corde
comme une corde trop tendue qui casse
     corder
          1. v. to rope up, rope
est
     1. adj. east
     2. n-m. east
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
ça y est
qu'est-ce que ça vous fait
     être
          1. v. to be
                Vous devez être plus clairs. - You must be clearer.
          2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of certain verbs (including all reflexive verbs)
                Après être allé au yoga, je suis rentré chez moi. - After having gone to yoga, I came back home.
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
                Il peut être battu ce soir. - He could be beaten this evening.
          4. n. being, creature
arrêtée
     1. v. feminine singular past participle of arrêter
la vie semblait arrêtée;
     arrêter
          1. v. (ambitransitive) To halt, to stop.
          2. v. To arrest.
          3. v. (reflexive) To come to a stop.
quand
     1. conj. when
           Appelez-moi quand vous arriverez chez vous - Call me when you get home
     2. adv. when
           Quand est-il mort? - When did he die?
quand ça
quand il buvait
elle
     1. pron. she
           Je crois qu'elle est partie. - I think she left.
     2. pron. it (feminine gender third-person singular subject pronoun)
     3. pron. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
           C’est à elle. - It's hers.
dit-elle
elle dit
     sera
          1. v. third-person singular future indicative of être
     serait
          1. v. third-person singular conditional of être
     soit
          1. conj. or, meaning, that is to say
          2. conj. either ... or
          3. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of être
          4. v. (mainly math) let … be.
          5. adv. OK; granted; so be it.
est
     1. adj. east
     2. n-m. east
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
ça y est
qu'est-ce que ça vous fait
     être
          1. v. to be
                Vous devez être plus clairs. - You must be clearer.
          2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of certain verbs (including all reflexive verbs)
                Après être allé au yoga, je suis rentré chez moi. - After having gone to yoga, I came back home.
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
                Il peut être battu ce soir. - He could be beaten this evening.
          4. n. being, creature
tendue
     1. v. feminine singular past participle of tendre
son attention était si tendue
comme une corde trop tendue qui casse
     tendre
          1. adj. tender (soft, delicate)
          2. v. to tighten
          3. v. to stretch out
          4. v. (intransitive, ~ vers) to tend (to infinity)
          5. v. (intransitive, ~ vers) to strive (for)
          6. v. (reflexive) to become taut
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