means that after delivery of the vessel in the first port of loading, charterers will pay all additional port charges, cost of loading and discharging in the first and any additional port of loading and in the port of ports of discharge.

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A self-propelling power machine for loading coal, mineral, or dirt.


Loading of dirt or stone in tunnels or mines by machines.


A power machine for loading mineral, coal, or dirt.


The shelter and associated equipment for the withdrawal of liquid petroleum or a chemical product from a storage tank and loading it into a railroad tank car or tank truck.


1. Condition of vapor overcapacity in a liquid-vapor-contact tower, in which rising vapor lifts or holds falling liquid. 2. The addition of inductance to a transmission line to improve its transmission characteristics throughout a given frequency band. Also known as electrical loading. 3. Buildup on a cutting tool of the material removed in cutting. 4. Filling the pores of a grinding wheel with material removed in the grinding process. 5. [ENG ACOUS] Placing material at the front or rear of a loudspeaker to change its acoustic impedance and thereby alter its radiation.


A device to manually open a pressure relief valve by decreasing the spring loading in order to determine if the valve is in working order.


An idler roll protected by a covering of a resilient material from the shock of the loading of material onto a conveyor belt, so as to reduce the damage to the belt.


A funnel-shaped receptacle with an opening at the top for loading and a discharge opening at the bottom for bulk-delivering material such as grain or coal.


A condition of filter element loading in which contaminant spans the space between adjacent sections of a filter element, thus blocking a portion of the useful filtration.


A portion of a beach especially prepared with a hard surface extending into the water, employed for the purpose of loading or unloading directly into landing ships or landing craft

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