Dictionary of Energy: Expanded Edition by Cutler J. Cleveland

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By Cutler J. Cleveland

Written by way of the editor of The Encyclopedia of strength, Cutler Cleveland, this dictionary supplies pros around the multi-disciplinary box of strength a device to higher speak on strength concerns and comprehend strength matters and possibilities. This paperback version, priced at below part the cost of the hardcover version and extended with over 500 new phrases, makes this worthy reference on hand to an excellent wider viewers past power scientists, together with new pros, scholars, and company oil and fuel businesses. -Over 10,000 entries protecting a few forty medical disciplines and issues - Essays by way of scientists, biographical entries on key members, and historic reviews - Historical costs on power concerns, - Illustrated with 100 images and illustrations - Now elevated with over 500 new phrases and to be had in paperback at part the cost of the 1st version

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Asynchronous Physics. 1. not at the same rate or time. 2. Electricity. , in a wind turbine), or below it (sub-synchronous), such as an asynchronous motor powered by current. S. scientist credited with the design of the first electronic-digital computer (see next), working with Clifford Berry at Iowa State University. The ENIAC machine of Mauchly and Eckert had been given this distinction for many years, until a court ruled their patent invalid and credited Atanasoff. Atanasoff-Berry computer (ABC) Communication.

American Petroleum Institute (API) (est. S. oil and gas industry. S. oil and natural gas industry. See also API gravity. American Physical Society (est. 1899), an academic and professional society dedicated to the advancement of physics education and research. American (farm) windmill Wind. S. and subsequently used worldwide. Used principally to pump water from underground reservoirs. Also known as a Chicago windmill. American wire gauge Electricity. a standard system for designating the size of electrical wire; the higher the number, the smaller the wire.

It is the electrode at which oxidation occurs, toward which anions generally migrate as they carry current, and from which electrons leave the system. 2. the negative electrode of a battery or storage cell that is delivering current. anthracene anthracene Chemistry. a colorless crystalline solid that melts at 217°C and boils at 340°C, insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol and ether; used to produce the red dye alizarin and in the manufacture of wood preservatives, insecticides, and coating materials.

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