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The real part of the admittance of a circuit; when the impedance contains no reactance, as in a direct-current circuit, it is the reciprocal of resistance, and is thus a measure of the ability of the circuit to conduct electricity. Also known as electrical conductance. Designated G.

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A telephone or telegraph circuit part of which passes through the ground.


A type of pressure transducer in which a change of pressure is converted into a change of magnetic reluctance or inductance when one part of a magnetic circuit is moved by a pressure-sensitive element, such as a bourdon tube, bellows, or diaphragm.


  1. To separate two portions of a process system by means of valving or line blanks; used as safety measure during maintenance or repair, or to redirect process flows. 2. To disconnect a circuit or piece of equipment.


An instrument used to measure the thickness of a material, for example, a sheet of paper.


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Measure of ability of being compressed. The change in volume of a unit volume of a fluid when subjected to a unit change of pressure.


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  1. To smooth the surface of concrete or stone. 2. The arrangement of connecting wires in a circuit to prevent undesirable coupling and feedback. 3. To shape a tool. 4. To restore a tool to its original shape and sharpness.

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