The process of assimilating many small shipments into one large shipment at a central point so that economies of scale may be achieved; to commence discharge of cargo.


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SEA VALVE

A shut off valve through the hull for intake or discharge piping.

POINT SOURCE

A municipal or industrial wastewater discharge through a discrete pipe or channel.

OPENING PRESSURE

The static inlet pressure at which discharge is initiated.

MULTIPORT BURNER

A burner having several nozzles which discharge fuel and air.

LOSS-IN-WEIGHT FEEDER

A device to apportion the output of granulated or powdered solids at a constant rate from a feed hopper; weight-measured decrease in hopper content actuates further opening of the discharge chute to compensate for flow loss as the hopper overburden decreases; used in the chemical, fertilizer, and plastics industries.

HYDROMETROGRAPH

An instrument that measures and records the rate of water discharge power.

HORIZONTAL FIRING

The firing of fuel in a boiler furnace in which the burners discharge fuel and air into the furnace horizontally.

HOPPER

A funnel-shaped receptacle with an opening at the top for loading and a discharge opening at the bottom for bulk-delivering material such as grain or coal.

SUPERIMPOSED BACK PRESSURE

The static pressure existing at the outlet of a pressure relief device before ihe device operates. It is the result of pressure in the discharge system from other sources.

BUILT-UP BACK PRESSURE

A pressure existing at the outlet of a pressure relief device occasioned by the flow through that particular device into a discharge system, as well as contributing flow from other sources into the same discharge system.

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