The elements and compounds that result from the combustion of a fuel.

Category:Energy Terms

Anchor pattern on a surface produced by abrasive blasting or acid treatment.

Estimated account

Category:Sea Words

Single tariff item, established to move multiple commodities needed for a specified project, usually construction.

Category:Sea Words

The net south-facing glazing area projected on a vertical plane. Also, the solid area covered at any instant by a wind turbine's blades from the perspective of the direction of the windstream (as opposed to the swept area).

Category:Energy Terms

A blast of from 4 to 6 seconds' duration.

Category:Sea Words

Programmable Read-Only Memory. Read-only memory which can be programmed by the user using a special hardware programmer.

Category:Meteorology

Propeller

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Propeller.

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Sideward force created by a spinning propeller.

Category:Sea Words

A hydrocarbon gas, C3H8, occurring in crude oil, natural gas, and refinery cracking gas. It is used as a fuel, a solvent, and a refrigerant. Propane liquefies under pressure and is the major component of liquefied petroleum (LPG).

Category:Energy Terms

A rotating device, with two or more blades, that acts as a screw in propelling a vessel. Sometimes called a screw.

Category:Sea Words

A turbine that has a runner with attached blades similar to a propeller used to drive a ship. As water passes over the curved propeller blades, it causes rotation of the shaft.

Category:Energy Terms

A rotation anemometer which has a horizontal axis upon which helicoidal shaped vanes are mounted. See windmill anemometer.

Category:Meteorology

Movement of crest of a progressive wave. Can also refer to radio waves.

Category:Sea Words

A reversing thermometer which is encased in a strong glass outer shell that protects it against hydrostatic pressure. Compare to unprotected thermometer.

Category:Meteorology

The threshold value of the corrosion potential that has to be reached to enter a protective potential range. The term used in cathodic protection to refer to the minimum potential required to supress corrosion.

A range of corrosion potential values in which unacceptable corrosion resistance is achieved for a particular purpose.

The method by which a racing yacht may object to the actions of a rival on the basis of a breach of the racing rules. A protest committee will hear both sides, and if the protest is upheld, the offending yacht may be penalized.

Category:Sea Words

A signal which is hoisted during a sailing race to protest the actions of another (for rules infractions)

Category:Sea Words