French usage: "pile" vs "batterie"

Subject: French usage: "pile" vs "batterie"
From: Milan Davidovic <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 15:18:42 -0500

My highly unscientific survey (see below) tells me that for "pompe à
perfusion volumétrique", "batterie" is preferred to "pile".

http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&q=%22pompe+%C3%A0+perfusion+volum%C3%A9trique%22+batterie&meta=
(85 hits)

http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&q=%22pompe+%C3%A0+perfusion+volum%C3%A9trique%22+pile&meta=
(8 hits)

Would the Whirlers who are proficient in French agree that "batterie"
is preferable? I oversee translation projects, but I myself don't
translate; go ahead and question the wisdom of that, if you must...

Many thanks.

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