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Crossing the Equator; traditionally the occasion of a celebration where a pantomime King Neptune and his court challenge first time initiates leading to punishments and rewards.



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POLLYWOGS

A first time initiate tried before King Neptune's crossing the line pantomime court, later renamed a shellback after successfully completing the courts initiation challenges.

TIME CHARTER

Hire for a period of time

ON-STREAM TIME

In plant or process operations, the actual time that a unit is operating and producing product.

ETR

Expected time of return.

DISCOUNTED DRAFT

A time draft under a letter of credit that has been accepted and purchased by a bank at a discount.

NAVSTAR GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM

A satellite navigation system developed by the Department of Defense. The system is provides highly accurate position and velocity information in three dimen- sions and precise time and time interval on a global basis continuously, to an unlimited number of users. It is unaffected by weather and provides a worldwide common grid reference system. The objective of the program is to provide very precise position information for a wide spectrum of military missions. In addition, current policy calls for civil availability with a slight degradation in system accuracy required to protect U.S. national security interests.

CHALLENGE

A signal transmitted by a interrogator

TA

Time of Arrival

OPTIMAL PROGRAMMING

A subfield of optimal control theory in which the control variables are determined as functions of time for a specified initial state of the system.

DIFFERENTIAL PIECE-RATE SYSTEM

A wage plan based on a standard task time whereby the worker receives increased or decreased piece rates as his or her production varies from that expected for the standard time. following pressure reduction. differential steam calorimeter

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