The pressure corresponding to the outlet velocity of a fan; the kinetic energy per unit volume of flowing air.

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Valve of a pump box; to prime a pump.

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See 'Federal National Mortgage.

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Overhanging part of a vessel's stern. The area of the upper deck of a ship that is nearest the stern.

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After deck over counter. The part of a rounded stern which extends past the rearmost perpendicular.

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FAR

Federal Acquisition Regulations.

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A unit of electrical capacitance; the capacitance of a capacitor between the plates of which there appears a difference of 1 Volt when it is charged by one coulomb of electricity.

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(1) The amount of any substance dissolved or deposited in electrolysis is proportional to the total electric charge passed. (2) The amounts of different substances dissolved or deposited by the passage of the same electric charge are proportional to their ...

Buoy at seaward end of channel leading from a port.

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FAS

Free Alongside Ship Free Alongside Ship means that the seller delivers when the goods are placed alongside the vessel at the named port of shipment. This means that the buyer has to bear all costs and risks of loss of or damage to the goods from that mom ...

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Federation of ASIAN Shipowners Association

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Said of an object that is secured to another; attached, fixed, secured.

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Ice extending seaward from land to which it is attached.

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To make secure

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An item such as a nail, screw, rivet or other device used to fasten objects together.

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A disparaging term used to describe executives who earn high salaries and bonuses.

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Six feet. Comes from the Dutch word "fadom" which was the distance between fingertips of outstretched hands.A unit of measurement relating to the depth of water or to the length of line or cable; one fathom is 6 feet or 1.83 meters

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A depth measuring device.

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The phenomenon leading to fracture under repeated or fluctuating stresses having a maximum value less than the tensile strength of the material. Fatigue fractures are progressive and grow under the action of the fluctuating stress.

The rate of crack extension caused by constant-amplitude fatigue loading, expressed in terms of crack extension per cycle of load application.