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A pulling operation on extruded plastic filaments in which little or no heat to condense vapors passing through it; used with diffusion pumps and to keep vapors from entering a McLeod gage.

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SKIN CONDENSER

Condenser using the outer surface of the cabinet as the heat radiating medium.

CUTTING FLUID

Any fluid applied to a cutting tool to assist in the cutting operation by cooling, lubricating or other means.

ASME SECTION VII SUBSECTION C6

Operation of boiler auxiliaries.

REFRIGERATING CAPACITY

The ability of a system to remove heat as compared with the cooling effect produced by melting of ice.

CRACKING

The process whereby large molecules are broken down by the application of heat and pressure to form smaller molecules.

ADIABATIC PROCESS

A thermo-dynamic process in which no heat is extracted from or added to the system of the process.

REFRIGERATOR

A device to transfer heat from a low temperature to a high temperature medium.

COOLANT

A fluid used to remove heat. See Cutting fluid.

GYROCOMPASS

A compass having one or more gyroscopes as the directive element, and which is northseeking. Its operation depends upon four natural phenomena, namely gyroscopic inertia, gyroscopic precession, the earth's rotation, and gravity. When such a compass controls remote indicators, called GYRO REPEATERS, it is called a master gyrocompass.

HEAT EXCHANGER

A device which transfers heat through a conducting wall from one fluid to another.
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