1) A rate applicable to or from a group of points. 2) A special rate applicable to several different articles in a single shipment.



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DOCKET

Present a rate proposal to a conference meeting for adoption as a conference group rate.

BREAK-EVEN WEIGHT

The weight at which it is cheaper to charge the lower rate for the next higher weight-break multiplied by the minimum weight indicated, than to charge the higher rate for the actual weight of the shipment.

GUIDANCE STATION EQUIPMENT

The ground-based portion of the missile guidance system necessary to provide guidance during missile flight; it specifically includes the tracking radar, the rate measuring equipment, the data link equipment, and the computer, test, and maintenance equipment integral to these items.

BULK-HANDLING MACHINE

Any of a diversified group of materials-handling machines designed for handling unpackaged, divided materials.

SALR

Saturated Adiabatic Lapse Rate; the rate at which the temperature of water vapour saturated air changes as it ascends or descends. It is taken as 1.5 degree Celsius per 1000ft.

ALTERNATING GROUP OCCULTING LIGHT

A group occulting light which shows periodic color change

PERFORMANCE EFFORT RATING

A technique in work measurement used to determine the leveling factor to be applied to an operator or a group of operators by short, randomly spaced observations of the performance index.

AIDED TRACKING

A system of radar-tracking a target signal in bearing, elevation, or range, or any combination of these variables, in which the rate of motion of the tracking equipment is machine-controlled in collaboration with an operator so as to minimize tracking error.

FLASHING LIGHT

A navigation light in which the total duration of light in a cycle is shorter than the total duration of darkness. The term is commonly used for a SINGLE-FLASHING LIGHT, a flashing light in which a flash is regularly repeated at a rate of less then 50 flashes per minute.

ABSORPTION NUMBER

A dimensionless group used in the field of gas absorption in a wetted-wall column.

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