IWL

Institute Warrant Limits


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NO-GO GAGE

A limit gage designed not to fit a part being tested; usually employed with a go gage to set the acceptable maximum and minimum dimension limits of the part.

METEOROLOGICAL ROCKET

Small rocket system used to extend observation of atmospheric character above feasible limits for balloon-borne observing and telemetering instruments. Also known as rocketsonde.

LIMITS

In dimensioning, the maximum and minimum values prescribed for a specific dimension; the limits may be of size if the dimension concerned is a size dimension, or they may be of location if the dimension concerned is a location dimension.

KELVIN TEMPERATURE SCALE

1. An International Temperature Scale which agrees with the Kelvin absolute temperature scale within the limits of experimental determination. 2. See Kelvin absolute temperature scale.

INDEX CHART

An outline chart showing the limits and identifying desig- nations of navigational charts, volumes of sailing directions, etc.

PORT CIP

Contracts with berth cip. nor can be given when within commercial limits of the port

APERTURE

1. An opening; particularly, the opening in the front of a camera through which light rays pass when a picture is taken. 2. The diameter of the objective of a telescope or other optical instrument, usually expressed in inches, but sometimes as the angle between lines from the principal focus to opposite ends of a diameter of the or a this line represents the intersection of the appropriate datum with the outer limits of vegetation and appears to the navigator as the shoreline

ANCHORAGE BUOY

A buoy which marks the limits of an anchorage

ANCHORAGE MARK

A navigation mark which indicates an anchorage area or defines its limits

AREA TO BE AVOIDED

A ship routing measure comprising an area with defined limits which should be avoided by all ships, or certain classes of ships; instituted to protect natural features or to define a particularly hazardous area for navigation.

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