working fluid
noun Date: 1878 a fluid working substance

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  • Working fluid — The working fluid in a machine is the pressurized gas or liquid which actuates the machine. Examples include steam in a steam engine, air in a hot air engine and hydraulic fluid in a hydraulic motor or hydraulic cylinder. More generally, a… …   Wikipedia

  • working fluid — darbinė medžiaga statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Medžiaga, naudojama šiluminei energijai versti mechanine, taikant kūnų šiluminio plėtimosi savybę. atitikmenys: angl. working fluid; working substance vok. Arbeitmittel, n rus. рабочее тело …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • working fluid — noun Etymology: working, present participle of work (III) : a fluid working substance * * * Mech. a liquid or gaseous working substance. [1900 05] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Working Fluid —   A fluid used to absorb and transfer heat energy …   Energy terms

  • working fluid — Mech. a liquid or gaseous working substance. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • Fluid bearing — Fluid bearings are bearings which solely support the bearing s loads on a thin layer of liquid or gas.They can be broadly classified as fluid dynamic bearings, hydrostatic or gas bearings. They are frequently used in high load, high speed or high …   Wikipedia

  • working stroke — working stroke, (in engines) the stroke of the piston during which the working fluid performs its useful work, that is, drives the piston outward …   Useful english dictionary

  • working substance — noun Etymology: working, present participle of work (III) : a usually fluid substance that through changes of temperature, volume, and pressure is the means of carrying out thermodynamic processes or cycles (as in a heat engine or a refrigerating …   Useful english dictionary

  • working substance — darbinė medžiaga statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Medžiaga, naudojama šiluminei energijai versti mechanine, taikant kūnų šiluminio plėtimosi savybę. atitikmenys: angl. working fluid; working substance vok. Arbeitmittel, n rus. рабочее тело …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • Working memory — (also referred to as short term memory, depending on the specific theory) is a theoretical construct within cognitive psychology that refers to the structures and processes used for temporarily storing and manipulating information. There are… …   Wikipedia

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