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When the fluid to be cooled flows opposite to the direction of the coolant, the coldest condition of the fluid meeting the coldest condition of the coolant.



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CONTROL VALVE

A valve which controls pressure, volume, or flow direction in a fluid transmission system.

AXIAL-FLOW COMPRESSOR

A fluid compressor that accelerates the fluid in a direction generally parallel to the rotating shaft.

AUTOMATIC-CONTROL SERVO VALVE

A mechanically or electrically actuated servo valve controlling the direction and volume of fluid flow in a hydraulic automatic control system.

HYDRAULIC CYLINDER

A hydraulic actuator of linear type. Consists of sealed cylindrical body with oil admission ports and piston connected to actuating rod. Direction of linear piston & rod movement depends on which side of piston working fluid supplied.

BEAM SEA

A sea condition where waves are moving perpendicular to the direction a ship is moving

COMPRESSIBILITY

Measure of ability of being compressed. The change in volume of a unit volume of a fluid when subjected to a unit change of pressure.

JUNCTION BUOY

A buoy which, when viewed from a vessel approaching from the open sea or in the same direction as the main stream of flood current, or in the direction established by appropriate author- ity, indicates the place at which two channels meet.

MONITOR

  1. An instrument used to measure continuously or at intervals a condition that must be kept within prescribed limits, such as radioactivity at some point in a nuclear reactor, a variable quantity in an automatic process control system, the transmissions in a communication channel or bank, or the position of an aircraft in flight. 2. To use meters or special techniques to measure such a condition. 3. A person who watches a monitor.

AUTOMATIC PUMPING STATION

An installation on a pipeline that automatically provides the proper pressure when a fluid is being transported.

MERCATOR DIRECTION

Horizontal direction of a rhumb line, expressed as angular distance from a reference direction. Also called RHUMB DIRECTION.

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