The air that is supplied to the combustion chamber of a furnace.

Category:Energy Terms

The current distribution in an electrolytic cell that is free of polarization.

The potential corresponding to the maximum active current density (critical anodic current density) of an electrode that exhibits active-passive corrosion behavior.

The most common of the principal rainbow phenomena, which appears as an arc of about 42

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The meridian from which longitude is measured eastwards or westwards. The longitude of the prime meridian, passing through Greenwich, England, is 0

Category:Sea Words

Any machine capable of producing power to do work. An electric or hydraulic motor, steam engine or similar drive, acting directly on the deck machinery. Note—In a diesel electric motor is the prime mover.

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The first coat of paint applied to a surface. Formulated to have good bonding and wetting characteristics; may or may not contain inhibiting pigments.

The maximum or minimum value at the normal stress at a point in a plane considered with respect to all possible orientations of the considered plane. On such principal planes the shear stress is zero. There are three principal stresses on three mutually p ...

A ship owned and armed by a private individual that is empowered by a government to fight with enemy ships and capture enemy shipping in time of war.

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A vessel which, according to the applicable Navigation Rule, has right-of-way. Also known as the "stand on" vessel.

Category:Sea Words

One which has the right of way.

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An enemy vessel captured at sea by a privateer or a ship of war. The term is also applied to contraband cargo taken from a merchant ship.

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A Latin term meaning "For the sake of form."

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An invoice provided by a supplier prior to the shipment of merchandise, informing the buyer of the kinds and quantities of goods to be sent, their value, and specifications (weight, size, etc.).

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A Latin term meaning "In proportion."

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Occurs whenever the system undergoes either a change in state or an energy transfer at a steady stare.

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Thermal energy that is used in agricultural and industrial operations.

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The acting of one person on behalf of another; a document authorizing one person to act on behalf of another.

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Low or medium Btu content gas, composed mainly of carbon monoxide, nitrogen(2), and hydrogen(2) made by the gasification of wood or coal.

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Equipped to extract petroleum, e.g. oil production ship.

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