A term used to describe the condensate flow rate. It can be expressed as gallons per minute (GPM) or pounds mass per minute (lbm/min)

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A type of schooner without a bowsprit.

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A boat that has rolled so that she is lying on her side or even rolled completely over (can be caused by a sudden gust or squall). A boat with appropriate ballast should right herself after being knocked down.

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The situation of a vessel when listed over by the wind to such an extent that she does not recover.

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Articles which are taken apart to reduce the cubic footage displaced or to make a better shipping unit and are to be re-assembled.

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The unit of speed in the nautical system; one nautical mile per hour. It is equal to 1.1508 statute miles per hour or 0.5144 meters per second.

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Speed of 1 nautical mile per hour (1.7 land miles per hour).

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Unit of speed in navigation which is the rate of nautical mile (6,080 feet or 1,852 meters) per hour.

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A loss discovered before or at the time of delivery of a shipment.

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An instrument for determining the dust content of a sample of air. Also spelled conimeter.

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An instrument which indicates the presence of dust particles in the atmosphere. Also spelled coniscope.

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KOR

South Korea (Flag)

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A basic equation in daytime visual range theory, relating the apparent luminance of a distant black object, the apparent luminance of the background sky above the horizon, and the extinction coefficient of the atmosphere, or the air layer near the ground. ...

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kPa

Kilopascal; a metric measure of pressure based on force per unit area. (1 kPa = 4.01 inches of water).

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Kuching-Pending and Sarikei Service.

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KQ.

Provisional value for plane-strain fracture toughness.

KR

Korean Register of Shipping (Class Society)

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A wood-pulping process in which sodium sulfate is used in the caustic soda pulp-digestion liquor. Also called kraft pulping or sulfate pulping.

Enormous sea monster supposed to have been seen off coasts of America and Norway. Sometimes mistaken for an island.

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An inert gas. An element found in the atmosphere to the extent of only 0.000114 percent by volume. Its molecular weight is 83.7.

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