A flange used to close the end of a pipe.



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BELL SUCTION

A flared end of a liquid cargo pipeline positioned close to the bottom of the tank.

SECURE FOR SEA

To close all weather/watertight hatches/doors and lash moveable items.

DOOR CLOSER

  1. A device that makes use of a spring for closing, and a compression chamber from which liquid or air escapes slowly, to close a door at a controlled speed. Also known as door check. 2. In elevators, a device or assembly of devices which closes an open car or hoistway door by the use of gravity or springs.

DOORSTOP

A strip positioned on the doorjamb for the door to close against. dope See doping agent.

EXHAUST HEAD

A device placed on the end of an exhaust pipe to remove oil and water and to reduce noise.

DIGITAL CONTROL

The use of digital or discrete technology to maintain conditions in operating systems as close as possible to desired values despite changes in the operating environment.

CURRENT POLE

A pole used in observing the velocity of the current. In use, the pole, which is weighted at one end so as to float upright, is attached to the current line but separated from the graduated portion by an ungraduated section of approximately 100 feet, known as the stray line. As the pole is carried out from an observing vessel by the current, the amount of line passing from the vessel during a specific time interval indicates the speed of the current. The set is obtained from a bearing from the vessel to the pole.

CHISEL-EDGE ANGLE

The angle inedge, as seen from the end of the drill. Also known as web angle.

FOOTSECTION

[MECHENG] In both belt and chain conveyors that portion of the conveyor at the extreme opposite end from the delivery point.

GAFF VANG

A line rigged to the end of a gaff and used to adjust a gaff sail's trim.

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