To assemble crew, passengers or both in a special place for purposes of checking


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MUSTER STATION

The location on a vessel a person goes either during an emergency or a drill to prepare for one. i.e. a Muster Drill. If a person is believed missing, all hands would report to their muster station for a head count.

ASSEMBLY STATION

Place on deck, in mess rooms, etc., assigned to crew and passengers where they have to meet according to the muster list when the corresponding alarm is released or announcement made. Muster station

POINT OF SWITCH

That place in a track where a car passes from the main track to a turnout.

POINT OF FROG

The place of intersection of the gage lines of the main track and a turnout.

PEN

1. A small place for confinement, storage, or protection. 2. A device for writing with ink.

PAPERCUTTER

[DESENG] Ahand-operateddevice to cut and trim paper, consisting of a cutting blade bolted at one end to a ruled board; when the blade is drawn flush with the board, which has a metal strip at the cutting edge, a shearing action takes place which cuts the paper cleanly and evenly.

OSTWALD PROCESS

An industrial preparation of nitric acid by the oxidation of ammonia; the oxidation takes place in successive stages to nitric oxide, nitrogen dioxide, and nitric acid; a catalyst of platinum gauze is used and high temperatures are needed.

LASER SCRIBER

A laser-cutting setup used in place of a diamond scriber for dicing thin slabs of silicon, gallium arsenide, and other semiconductor materials used in the production of semiconductor diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits; also used for scribing sapphire and ceramic substrates.

ISOTHERMAL TRANSFORMATION

Any transformation of a substance which takes place at a constant temperature.

ISENTROPIC PROCESS

A change that takes place without any increase or decrease in entropy, such as a process which is both reversible and adiabatic.

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