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The hollow, cylindrical cutearth, caused by the Coriolis force; an object moving horizontally is deflected to the right in the Northern Hemisphere, to the left in the Southern.



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RHOL

Right hand ordinary lay - wires laid left handed, strands laid right handed.

RIGHT HAND ORDINARY LAY

(R.H.O.L.): Wires laid left handed, strands laid right handed.

SIDEWISE FORCE

The force exerted by a propeller which tends to throw the stern right or left cause by torque from the velocity and angle at which the surrounding water impinges upon the propeller blades.

CYLINDER

  1. A solid figure having two parallel plane bases bounded by closed congruent curves, and a surface formed by parallel lines con- necting similar points on the two curves. 2. A surface formed by a straight line moving parallel to itself and constantly intersecting a curve. Also called CYLINDRICAL SURFACE.

JACK CHAIN

  1. A chain made of light wire, with links arranged in figure-eights with loops at right angles. 2. A toothed endless chain for moving logs.

R.H.O.L.

Right hand ordinary lay - wires laid left handed, strands laid right handed.

HEADREACH

The twin vectors of advance (headway/headreach) and transfer are the distance forward and the distance to the left or right that a vessel will make while negotiating a turn (its tactical diameter) or going full astern to avoid a collision (its stopping distance).

DIFFERENCE CHANNEL

An audio channel that handles the difference between the signals in the left and right channels of a stereophonic sound system.

EXTERNAL-MIX OIL BURNER

A burner utilizing a jet stream of air to strike the liquid fuel after it has left the burner orifice.

ELECTRON CONDUCTION

  1. Conduction of electricity resulting from motion of electrons, rather than from ions in a gas or solution, or holes in a solid. 2. The transport of energy in highly ionized matter primarily by electrons of relatively high temperature moving in one direction and electrons of lower temperature moving in the other.

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