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Google Translation:
La distance qui se trouve sur le composteur entre sa tête et la tête de la coulisse inférieure , fixe la longueur de chaque ligne; et c'est ce qu'on nomme la Justification.

la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
de la neige qui tombe
d'organiser la défense
distance
     1. n. distance
     2. v. second-person singular present imperative of distancer
     distancer
          1. v. to distance, outdistance
qui
     1. pron. (interrogative) who, whom
     2. pron. (relative) who, whom (after a preposition), which, that
           La personne qui parle connait bien son sujet. - The person who speaks knows his/her subject well.
           Cette voiture bleue qui passe me plait beaucoup. - This blue car which is passing I like a lot.
           J’aime les chiens qui sont calmes. - I like dogs that are quiet.
           Un homme à qui j’ai parlé. - A man to whom I spoke/have spoken.
           Si lugubre que fût l’appartement, c’était un paradis pour qui revenait du lycée. - If the apartment were gloomy, it was a paradise for whoever came from the school.
           Rira bien qui rira le dernier. - Who laughs last laughs well.
qui porte conseil
qui s'était laissé
se
     1. pron. The third-person reflexive and reciprocal direct and indirect object pronoun.
     2. pron. (to) himself
     3. pron. (to) herself
     4. pron. (to) oneself
     5. pron. (to) itself
     6. pron. (to) themselves
     7. pron. (to) each other
on se coucha
et se remit à sa partie
trouve
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of trouver
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of trouver
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of trouver
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of trouver
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of trouver
je paye du champagne si l'on en trouve dans l'établissement
... moi, je trouve qu'il se conduit très bien, cet officier
     trouver
          1. v. to find
          2. v. to find/think, as in to have thoughts regarding/on something.
                Je vous trouve si jolie. - I think you're so pretty.
          3. v. (reflexive, se trouver) to find oneself
          4. v. (reflexive, se trouver) To be found, to be situated, to be
                La boulangerie se trouve en face du cinéma. - The bakery is found opposite the cinema.
sur
     1. prep. on, upon
     2. prep. on top of
     3. prep. from on top of
     4. prep. above
     5. prep. out of
           sept sur dix - seven out of ten
     6. prep. in the case of
     7. prep. about, concerning
     8. adj. sour
et portant sur le côté
les pieds sur la cheminée
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).
le dîner
dit le comte
composteur
     1. n. (printing) composing stick
     2. n. (gardening) A composter (garden waste container).
     3. n. A machine used for validating tickets.
entre
     1. prep. between
     2. prep. among
     3. v. first-person singular present indicative of entrer
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of entrer
     5. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of entrer
     6. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of entrer
     7. v. second-person singular imperative of entrer
entre deux couplets
entre deux officiers d'ordonnance
     entrer
          1. v. (intransitive) to enter
                Entrer dans la salle. - Enter the room.
sa
     1. det. (possessive) His, her, its, one's.
           Pierre a perdu sa carte d'identité.
             Pierre has lost his identity card.
sa pipe
sa grande barbe
tête
     1. n. head (part of the body)
           J'ai mal à la tête - I have a headache
     2. n. head (leader)
     3. n. (soccer) header
     4. n. (colloquial) a bright spark, a quick study
           Ce type-là, c'est une tête.
qu'elle leva la tête
avaient baissé la tête
et
     1. conj. and
et de l'autre
et des principes
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
a la bonne heure
le ton de la voix
tête
     1. n. head (part of the body)
           J'ai mal à la tête - I have a headache
     2. n. head (leader)
     3. n. (soccer) header
     4. n. (colloquial) a bright spark, a quick study
           Ce type-là, c'est une tête.
qu'elle leva la tête
avaient baissé la tête
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.
à tour de rôle
de par le droit de guerre
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
la dernière
tremper la soupe
de la
     1. art. Of the
     2. art. Some; the feminine partitive article.
           Voudriez-vous de la confiture ? — Would you like some jam?
           J'ai mangé de la tarte — I ate some pie.
coulisse
     1. n. coulisse (piece of timber)
     2. n. side of a stage, dressing room
     3. n. background
           Soudain, une voix s'éleva en coulisse. - Suddenly a voice was heard in the background.
     4. n. (musical instruments, lutherie, bowmaking) underslide
     5. adj. feminine singular of coulis
     6. v. first-person singular present indicative of coulisser
     7. v. third-person singular present indicative of coulisser
     8. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of coulisser
     9. v. second-person singular imperative of coulisser
     coulisser
          1. v. (intransitive) to slide
     coulis
          1. adj. flowing; running
          2. n-m. coulis (sauce)
          3. n-m. melted metal used to fix a joint
inférieure
     1. adj. feminine singular of inférieur
     inférieur
          1. adj. lower, under
          2. adj. inferior
          3. adj. (math) less than or equal to. ≤, ⩽.
fixe
     1. adj. fixed
     2. v. first-person singular present indicative of fixer
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of fixer
     4. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of fixer
     5. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of fixer
     6. v. second-person singular imperative of fixer
     7. n-m. fix
le regard fixe
     fixer
          1. v. to fix, fasten
          2. v. to fix, arrange, set (a date, price etc.)
          3. v. (reflexive) to settle (in a place)
          4. v. to stare at
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
on la pria
à la préfecture
longueur
     1. n. length
ou la longueur de leurs moustaches
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.
au bout de la rue
et de temps en temps
chaque
     1. adj. each
     2. adj. every
et chaque fois qu'il avait bu
et la profession de chaque voyageur
ligne
     1. n. line
     2. n. route, course, service, line
     3. n. cable
     4. n. (computing) row (in a table)
     5. n. (body shape) figure
où apparaissaient tantôt une ligne de grands arbres vêtus de givre
     ligner
          1. v. to line, make a line (mark with a line)
          2. v. to line (add lines to a surface)
          3. v. (nautical, rare) to fold up (a sail)
          4. v. (fishing) to fish with a line
et
     1. conj. and
et ne reparut plus
et ne trouvait rien
c'est
     1. contraction. it is
     2. contraction. this is
     ce
          1. det. this, that
          2. pron. it, this, that
     est
          1. adj. east
          2. n-m. east
          3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
     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
ce
     1. det. this, that
     2. pron. it, this, that
pour ce fait
ce qu'il veut
que
     1. conj. that (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause)
           Je vois que tu parles bien français. — I see that you speak French well.
     2. conj. (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as (does) not / nothing ... other than)
           Je ne mange que des fruits. — I eat only fruits.
     3. conj. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.
           Si le temps est beau et que tout le monde est d'accord, nous mangerons en plein air. — If the weather is nice and if everyone likes the idea, we'll eat outside.
     4. conj. when, no sooner.
           Il était à peine parti qu'elle a téléphoné à la police. — No sooner had he left when she called the police.
     5. conj. Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.
     6. conj. than (introduces a comparison)
           Il est plus grand que son père. — He is taller than his father.
     7. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate direct-object interrogative pronoun.
           Que pensez-vous de cette peinture ? — What do you think of that painting?
     8. pron. (slightly formal) The subject or predicative interrogative pronoun.
           Qu'est-il arrivé ?
           Que me vaut cette visite ?
     9. pron. The direct object relative pronoun.
           C'est un homme que je connais très bien. — He's a man whom I know very well.
           Je viens de lire la lettre que vous m'avez envoyée. — I've just read the letter that you sent me.
et l'on ne dormit que très tard
que l'armée française occupait
ce que
     1. conj. what (relative pronoun - direct object)
           cela n'est pas ce que je voulais - that isn't what I wanted
           il avait bien conscience de ce qu'il avait fait - he knew perfectly well what he had done
           ce que dit le roi est vrai, parce que le roi le dit. - what the king says is true, because the king says it.
on
     1. pron. (indefinite) one, people, you, someone (an unspecified individual)
           On ne peut pas pêcher ici - You can’t fish here
     2. pron. (personal, informal) we
           On s’est amusés. - We had fun.
on se tut
mais on sentait
nomme
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of nommer
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of nommer
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of nommer
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of nommer
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of nommer
     nommer
          1. v. to nominate
          2. v. to name, to call
          3. v. (reflexive, se nommer) to be called, to call oneself
                Je me nomme Gus. (I am called Gus.)
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
la femme
la fin justifie les moyens
justification
     1. n. justification (reason, excuse, etc.)
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