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.

HEAT RELEASE

The total quantity of thermal energy above a fixed datum introduced into a furnace by the fuel, considered to be the product of the hourly fuel rate and its high heating value, expressed in Btu per hour per cubic foot of furnace volume or square foot of heating surface.

EGC

Enhanced Group Call part of the Inmarsat system that complements the NAVTEX system to supply SafetyNET and similar information broadcast services

FLOW CONTROL VALVE

A valve which purpose is to control flow rate in hydraulic system. Used to regulate how slow or how fast actuators operate f.e. hydraulic cylinder.

TEMPERING

The application of heat after hardening. the purpose is to relieve some of the hardening strains and also to soften the steel. Tempering is accomplished by heating to some predetermined temperature and followed by any rate of cooling.

DSC

Digital Selective Calling a technique using digital codes which enable a radio station to establish contact with, and transfer information to, another station or group of stations

HIGH FIRE

The input rate of a burner at or near maximum.

CONVOY

A group of vessels which sail together, e.g. through a canal or ice

DAMAGE CONTROL TEAM

A group of crew members trained for fighting flooding in the vessel

FLAME SPEED

The rate at which a flame can propagate in a combustion mixture. If the flame is lower than the speed of the reacting flow, the flame may lift off the burner. If the flame speed is higher than the speed of the reacting flow the flame may flash back into the burner.

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