A manual or motor-driven mechanism for winding coils individually or in groups.

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IAMSAR

International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual published jointly by ICAO and IMO.
Consists of three volumes:

  • I Organization and Management
  • II Mission Co-ordination
  • III Mobile Facilities.

NORMAL PACE

The manual pace achieved by normal effort.

NORMAL EFFORT

The effort expended by the average operator in performing manual work with average skill and application.

MASTER/SLAVE MANIPULATOR

A mechanical, electromechanical, or hydromechanical device which reproduces the hand or arm motions of an operator, enabling the operator to perform manual motions while separated from the site of the work.

MACHINEIDLETIME

[INDENG] Timeduringawork cycle when a machine is idle, awaiting completion of manual work.

INTERNAL WORK

Manual work done by a machine operator while the machine is automatically operating. Also known as fill-up work;

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

A widespread change in industrial or production methods, toward production by machine and away from manual labor.

CHAINS

Small platforms built into the sides of a ship to spread the shrouds to a more advantageous angle. Also used as a platform for manual depth sounding.

AUTOMATIC DIRECTION FINDER

A radio direction finder in which the bearing to the transmitter is indicated automatically and continuously, in contrast with a MANUAL RADIO DIRECTION FINDER which requires manual operation. Also called AUTOMATIC RADIO DIRECTION FINDER (ADF).

MANUAL

By hand, in contrast with AUTOMATIC.

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