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Synonyms for vane

mechanical device attached to an elevated structure

a fin attached to the tail of an arrow, bomb or missile in order to stabilize or guide it

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the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft


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The weather vane on top of the hall was removed during repairs to the roof and is now set to go under the hammer.
Ten celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Vane art gallery, although not in its current rather exciting location on Newcastle's Pilgrim Street.
Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Rotary vane vacuum pump Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey on rotary vane vacuum pump industry across the world with a special focus on China.
However, with the amazing selection of drop-away rests out now, I'm not sure what the benefit is of the 2-inch versus a 3-inch or 4-inch vane other than FOC.
In order to get rid of this dependence, a vane plasticating and conveying equipment known as vane extruder was originally designed by Qu [9, 10], In the past 6 years, Qu et al.
Opaque white urethane in front of the vane blocks light from the target.
A giant 'cherry-picker' on a special reinforced support is being used to give specialist workers access to the orb and weather vane for the re-gilding.
The view from the top of St Philip's Cathedral as workmen re-gild the weather vane <B
com)-- Busch has recently improved upon their high-performing R 5 series rotary vane vacuum pumps.
Company's custom vanes, rotors and end plates for use in rotary vane pumps can pump both liquids and gases.
The main characteristic of submerged vanes, as a method for controlling the sediments entering the intake, is that due to the pressure difference between both sides of the vane, secondary flows are created behind the vanes which cause that the direction of approaching bed sediments are changed towards the middle of river.
So in addition to these black and white pictures we have included a rare photograph taken originally by Peter Jordison showing two of the best remembered pubs which once stood in Stockton High Street, namely the Vane Arms and The Black Lion.
This line of dry running and oil-lubricated rotary vane vacuum pumps are geared towards mixing, blending and drying machines that manufacture various types of pharmaceutical products.
Pump specialists MiChael Smith Engineers have recently added a new range of magnetically coupled Vane Pumps which further expands the extensive choice of pumps and pumping systems they offer.
Using rhyming language to discuss the foul and disgusting habits of children, Danny Katz and Mitch Vane have created a book which uses humour to teach children manners.