A thermometer whose sensitive element has been made to approximate a black body by covering it with lampblack.



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BAGGYWRINKLE

A soft covering for cables (or any other obstructions) that prevents sail chafing.

OCEAN

  1. The major area of salt water covering the greater part of the earth. 2. One of the major divisions of the expanse of salt water covering the earth.

ATTACHED THERMOMETER

A thermometer which is attached to an instrument to determine its operating temperature.

HOUSE BILL OF LANDING

Bill of Landing issued by a freight forwarder or consolidator covering a single shipment containing the names, addresses and specific description of the goods shipped.

CEILING

A covering usually of wood, placed over the tank top for its protection

ELECTRICAL WEIGHING SYSTEM

An instrument which weighs an object by measuring the change in resistance caused by the elastic deformation of a mechanical element loaded with the object.

SHIPPING ACT OF 1984

Effective June 18, 1984, describes the law covering water transportation in the U.S. foreign trade.

CONVECTOR

A heat-emitting unit for the heating of room air; it has a heating element surrounded by a cabinet-type enclosure with openings below and above for entrance and egress of air.

CARD

An element of a computer consisting of the hard surface on which components are mounted. A completed card performs one or more specific functions, such as graphics.

CRYOMETER

A thermometer for measuring low temperatures.

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