The ratio of power produced by a wind energy conversion device to the power in a reference area of the free windstream.

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The process of modifying the characteristics of electrical power (for e.g., inverting dc to AC).

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The amount of power per unit area of a free windstream.

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The ratio of actual power being used in a circuit, expressed in watts or kilowatts, to the power that is apparently being drawn from a power source, expressed in volt-amperes or kilovolt-amperes.

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The mechanical power required to compress polytropically and to deliver, through the specified range of pressures, the gas delivered by the compressor.

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An electrical conductor/cable that carries electricity from a generator to other locations for distribution.

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A built in mechanical device to recover a portion of the power consumed by a constant speed centrifugal compressor when operating at reduced capacity or reduced pressure rise, or both.

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PP

Port Prefix (For Survey Report Number)

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PP

1.Pushing Purposes.2.Port Prefix (for survey report number)

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PPA

Personal Property Accounting system.

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PPB

A measurement. Parts per billion

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PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

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PPF

Port Forward

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PPM

Parts Per Million

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PPM

A measurement. Parts per million

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Partly Protected Water Service in Philippines.

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PR

(See PRS)

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PR

Payroll.

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Public Resolution which requires that U.S. Government financed cargoes (Eximbank) must be shipped 100% in U.S. flag ships, but that the requirement may be waived up to 50% in some cases.

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A flat bottomed, blunt nosed dinghy (or small boat).

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