orifice


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an open space allowing passage

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But as soon as two drops of blood have thus passed, one into each of the cavities, these drops which cannot but be very large, because the orifices through which they pass are wide, and the vessels from which they come full of blood, are immediately rarefied, and dilated by the heat they meet with.
Picture to yourselves," said I, "what this crater must have been when filled with boiling lava, and when the level of the incandescent liquid rose to the orifice of the mountain, as though melted on the top of a hot plate.
The carrier, more especially the male bird, is also remarkable from the wonderful development of the carunculated skin about the head, and this is accompanied by greatly elongated eyelids, very large external orifices to the nostrils, and a wide gape of mouth.
I had, however, so divided the body, that one of the halves contained both the inferior orifices, and the other, in consequence, none.
They were more hairy, it is true; their legs were a trifle more twisted and gnarly, their eyes a bit smaller, their necks a bit thicker and shorter, and their nostrils slightly more like orifices in a sunken surface; but they had no hair on their faces and on the palms of their hands and the soles of their feet, and they made sounds similar to ours with somewhat similar meanings.
They observed that the ignition took place at the side surface of the hot jet during the deceleration process and that increased orifice diameters or increased pressure led to the "flame ignition" regime.
It can also become overpacked if the sprue orifice is still molten during a fast screw recovery or when high backpressure is used to mix colorant.
Contract awarded for The energy principle: Discharge through an orifice to understand the concept of the energy principle for water flowing through an orifice; And to determine the head-discharge relationship for an orifice.
INEOS reports it is now specifying Venturi Orifice steam traps on 'drip leg' and 'trace heating' applications at its plant in Cologne and says the decision to generally allow Venturi Orifice steam traps follows a trial carried out by Ines Zie[beta]au, a student of Energy Systems Technology, for her dissertation entitled "Evaluation and Performance of Steam Traps in the Chemical Industry" for her degree at the University of Applied Science.
Male patients had significantly better treatment outcomes at the urethral orifice than those in other affected parts.
Orifice metering relies on the Reynolds Law of Similarity to predict the meter's coefficient of discharge and control its measurement accuracy (Figure 1).
Nevertheless, a little clear liquid discharged from a needle eye-like opening between urethral and vaginal orifice (Fig.
Remove the barrel, enlarge the orifice holes a thousandths in each with hand held twist drills, reinstall the barrel, test fire, and repeat until proper function is secured.
The maximum water flow through the orifice should not exceed tan the suicide speed.