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An enclosed space provided for the combustion of fuel.

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REMOTE REFRIGERATING SYSTEM

Refrigerating system in which condensing unit is away from space to be cooled.

ANTISTATIC ADDITIVE

An additive that increases the conductivity of a hydrocarbon fuel to hasten the dissipation of electrostatic charges during high-speed dispensing, thereby reducing the fire/ explosion hazard.

AIR GAP

The space between magnetic poles, or between the rotating and stationary assemblies in a motor or generator.

CROWN

The top of the piston in an internal combustion engine above the fire ring, exposed to direct flame impingement.

CAM

Eccentric shaft used in most internal combustion engines to open and close valves.

CLOUD POINT

The temperature at which waxy crystals in an oil or fuel form a cloudy appearance.

CAPACITY PLAN

A plan outlining the spaces available for fuel, cargo, ballast, fresh water, etc, with guides on weight and volume for spaces at various drafts and displacements

BRIDGING

A condition of filter element loading in which contaminant spans the space between adjacent sections of a filter element, thus blocking a portion of the useful filtration.

ALKALI

Any substance having basic (as opposed to acidic) properties. In a restricted sense it is applied to the hydroxides of ammonium, lithium, potassium and sodium. Alkaline materials in lubricating oils neutralize acids to prevent acidic and corrosive wear in internal combustion engines.

GASOHOL

A blend of 10% anhydrous ethanol (ethyl alcohol) and 90% gasoline, by volume. Used as a motor fuel.
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