Any wrongful act knowingly done by the master or crew of a vessel to the detriment of the owner of either ship or cargo; and which was done without knowledge or consent of owner or owners.

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An act committed by the master or mariners of a vessel, for some unlawful or fraudulent purpose, contrary to their duty to the owners, whereby the latter sustain injury. It may include negligence, if so gross as to evidence fraud.

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A term of measure referring to 42 gallons of liquid at 60o F.

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42 U.S. gallons (306 pounds of oil, or 5.78 million Btu).

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An exchange of products or services between individuals without the involvement of.

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The amount of heat given off by a person at rest in a comfortable environment; approximately 50 Btu per hour (Btu/h).

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A chemical substance that yields hydroxyl ions (OH ) when dissolved in water. Compare with acid.

(1) The metal present in the largest proportion in an alloy; brass, for example, is a copper-base alloy. (2) An active metal that readily oxidizes, or that dissolves to form ions. (3) The metal to be brazed, cut, soldered, or welded. (4) After welding, th ...

The main industrial non-ferrous metals excluding precious metals and minor metals. These are.

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A metallic structure on which a compressor or other machine is mounted.

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Power generated by a utility unit that operates at a very high capacity factor.

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A tariff term referring to ocean rate less accessorial charges, or simply the base tariff rate.

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A mortgage in which the rate of interest paid by the borrower follows movements in the base.

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A type of radiant heating system where the radiator is located along an exterior wall where the wall meets the floor.

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The power output of a power plant that can be continuously produced.

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The minimum demand experienced by a power plant.

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A power plant that is normally operated to generate a base load, and that usually operates at a constant load; examples include coal fired and nuclear fueled power plants.

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The conditioned or unconditioned space below the main living area or primary floor of a building.

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See: 'State.

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The main rate of income tax in the UK, which for the year 2002-2003 is 22%. The rate is applied.

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