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A unit of volume, equal to 10 liters, or to 0.01 cubic meter.



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TESLA

The derived unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units; it is equal to 1 weber per square meter.

GRAINS OF MOISTURE

The unit of measurement of actual moisture contained in a sample of air. (7000 grains - one pound of water).

SPECIFIC HUMIDITY

Ratio of weight of vapor to the weight of gas in a unit volume of an air-water vapor mixture.

HORSEPOWER

A standard unit of power derived from a carthorse lifting a nominal 550 pound weight up a mine shaft used as an equivalent to specify engines as brake, continuous input, intermittent, output or shaft power capabilities.

HELMHOLTZ

A unit of dipole moment per unit area, equal to 1 Debye unit per square angstrom, or approximately 3.335 10 10 coulomb per meter.

WATT

A derived unit of power in the International System of Units; it is that power which in 1 second gives rise to energy of 1 joule.

CHARGE DENSITY

The charge per unit area on a surface or per unit volume in space.

BYTE

A sequence of adjacent bits operated on as a unit by a computer; the amount of computer memory needed to store one character of a specified size, usually 8 bits for a microcomputer and 16 bits for a larger computer.

TURNING MOMENT

The product of the force and the perpendicular distance from the line of action of the force to the centre of rotation of the body. The moment causes or tends to cause the body to turn or rotate about a point. A rotating pump shaft is an example of a body experiencing a moment. (Symbol mom.; unit Nm).

AIR WASHER

  1. A device for cooling and cleaning air in which the entering warm, air washer air-water jet moist air is cooled below its dew point by refrigerated water so that although the air leaves close to saturation with water, it has less moisture per unit volume than when it entered. 2. Apparatus to wash particulates and soluble impurities from air by passing the airstream through a liquid bath or spray.

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