Articles packed so that one rests partially or entirely within another, thereby reducing the cubic-foot displacement.

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The potential energy available in a fuel as received, taking into account the energy loss in evaporating and superheating the water in the fuel. Equal to the higher heating value minus 1050W where W is the weight of the water formed from the hydrogen in t ...

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The amount of useful energy produced by a system less the amount of energy required to produce the fuel.

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Equal to gross generation less electricity consumption of a power plant.

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The practice of using a single meter to measure consumption and generation of electricity by a small generation facility (such as a house with a wind or solar photovoltaic system). The net energy produced or consumed is purchased from or sold to the gener ...

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The value of a personal portfolio, product, or investment after depreciation and interest on debt capital are subtracted from operating income. It can also be thought of as the equivalent worth of all cash flows relative to a base point called the present ...

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An instrument for measuring the difference of the solar radiation falling on both sides of a horizontal surface from the whole hemisphere.

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An instrument for measuring the difference between incoming and outgoing terrestrial radiation.

Category:Meteorology

The difference between downward and upward (total) radiation; net flux of all radiation.

Category:Meteorology

An instrument for the measurement of the net flux of downward and upward total (solar and terrestrial) radiation through a horizontal surface.

Category:Meteorology

The difference between the solar radiation directed downward and upward; net flux of solar radiation.

Category:Meteorology

The weight of an empty cargo-carrying piece of equipment plus any fixtures permanently attached.

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Useful cargo carrying capacity of vessel. The volume of cargo a ship could carry, equal to gross tonnage minus the crew cabins, storerooms and machinery spaces. One ton equals 100 cubic feet.

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The cubical space available for carrying cargo and passengers.

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(0.2+0.02 log10(Vc)) Vc (4d/3D)2, for passenger ships the following formula is added: 1.25 (GT+10000)/10000 (N1+(N2/10)), where Vc is the volume of cargo holds, D is the distance between ship's bottom and the uppermost deck, d is the draught N1 is the num ...

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Weight of the goods alone without any immediate wrappings, e.g., the weight of the contents of a tin can without the weight of the can.

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A machinery device, which, with assist of the friction between reel and nets, lifts nets onto the board, shore, or ice surface from water.

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A rope network.

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An organization established by the members of an ocean conference acts as a self-policing force with broad authority to investigate tariff violations, including authority to scrutinize all documents kept by the carriers and their personnel. Violations are ...

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Embrittlement resulting from bombardment with neutrons, usually encountered in metals that have been exposed to a neutron flux in the core of a reactor. In steels, neutron embrittlement is evidenced by a rise in the ductile-to-brittle transition temperatu ...