Resistance of an audio-frequency transducer when its moving elements are blocked so they cannot move; represents the resistance due only to electrical losses.



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CARBON TRANSDUCER

A transducer consisting of carbon granules in contact with a fixed electrode and a movable electrode, so that motion of the movable electrode varies the resistance of the granules.

POWER BURNER

A burner in which all air for combustion is supplied by a power-driven fan that overcomes the resistance through the burner to deliver the quantity of air required for combustion.

WIPER SEAL

The shaft/rod seal used to prevent entry of foreign material into moving parts. Example seal on a cylinder rod.

FAN

A machine consisting of a rotor and housing for moving air or gases at relatively low-pressure differentials.

IMPINGEMENT

The striking of moving flame against boiler parts, causing local overheating.

VISCOSITY

Measure of the internal friction of a fluid or its resistance to flow.

DAMPER

A device for introducing a variable resistance of regulating the volumetric flow of gas or air.

DRAGGING (OF ANCHOR)

Moving of an anchor over the sea bottom involuntarily because it is no longer preventing the movement of the vessel

DREDGING (OF ANCHOR)

Moving of an anchor over the sea bottom to control the movement of the vessel

TRANSOM STERN

A square-ended stern used to provide additional hull volume and deck space aft and to decrease resistance in some high speed ships.

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