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The state in which a vapour is above its saturation temperature.

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AERATION

The state of air being suspended in a liquid such as a lubricant or hydraulic fluid.

OIL

A greasy, unctuous liquid of vegetable, animal, mineral or synthetic origin. Hydrocarbons in the liquid state at the prevailing temperature and pressure conditions called.

FREEZING

Change of state from liquid to solid.

TOTAL HEAT

The sum of sensible heat and latent heat between an arbitrary datum point and the temperature and state under consideration.

HEAT OF FUSION

The latent heat absorbed when a substance changes from a solid state to a liquid state.

LATENT HEAT OF CONDENSATION

Amount of heat released (lost) by a pound of a substance to change its state from a vapor (gas) to a liquid.

INSTABILITY

The state or property of submitting to change or of tending to increase the departure from original conditions after being disturbed.

IONOSPHERIC STORM

An ionospheric disturbance characterized by wide variations from normal in the state of the ionosphere, such as turbulence in the F-region, absorption increase, height increase, and ionization density decreases. The effects are most marked in high magnetic latitudes and are associated with abnormal solar activity.

BOXING THE COMPASS

To state all 32 points of the compass, starting at north, proceeding clockwise. Sometimes applied to a wind that is constantly shifting.

SEA STATE

The general condition of the free surface on a large body of water with respect to wind waves and swell at a certain location and moment, characterized by statistics, including the wave height, period, and power spectrum. The sea state varies with time, as the wind conditions or swell conditions change.
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