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  • 101hand tool — any tool or implement designed for manual operation. * * * Introduction  any of the implements used by craftsmen in manual operations, such as chopping, chiseling, sawing, filing, or forging. Complementary tools, often needed as auxiliaries to… …

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  • 102Rail fastening system — Elements of a baseplate based rail fastening system 1. Screw for fixing plate to sleeper 2. Elastomeric pad supporting rail 3. Tension washer 4. Rail clamp 5. Tensioning bolt (nut not shown) 6. Baseplate …

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  • 103Propeller — A propeller is essentially a type of fan which transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust for propulsion of a vehicle such as an aircraft, ship, or submarine through a mass such as water or air, by rotating two or more twisted… …

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  • 104Micrometer — This article is about the measuring device. For the unit of length, see Micrometre. Outside, inside, and depth micrometers A micrometer (   …

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  • 105stringed instrument — a musical instrument having strings as the medium of sound production, played with the fingers or with a plectrum or a bow: The guitar, the harp, and the violin are stringed instruments. * * * Any musical instrument that produces sound by the… …

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  • 106Threading (manufacturing) — Threading is the process of creating a screw thread. More screw threads are produced each year than any other machine element.[1] There are many methods of generating threads, including subtractive methods (many kinds of thread cutting and… …

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  • 107AC power plugs and sockets — See also: Industrial and multiphase power plugs and sockets Plugs and sockets may sometimes combine male and female contacts, but t …

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  • 108Christmas lighting technology — has been subject to considerable development and variation since the replacement of candles by electric lights. Contents 1 Incandescent Christmas Lights 2 LEDs 3 Fiber optic lights 4 B …

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  • 109Wrench — For other uses, see Wrench (disambiguation). A set of chrome vanadium metric wrenches, open at one end, box/ring at the other. This type is commonly known as a combination wrench. A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical… …

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  • 110Injection molding — (British: moulding) is a manufacturing process for producing parts from both thermoplastic and thermosetting plastic materials. Molten plastic is injected at high pressure into a mold, which is the inverse of the product s shape. After a product… …

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  • 111Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …

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  • 112plastic — plastically, plasticly, adv. /plas tik/, n. 1. Often, plastics. any of a group of synthetic or natural organic materials that may be shaped when soft and then hardened, including many types of resins, resinoids, polymers, cellulose derivatives,… …

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  • 113artillery — /ahr til euh ree/, n. 1. mounted projectile firing guns or missile launchers, mobile or stationary, light or heavy, as distinguished from small arms. 2. the troops or the branch of an army concerned with the use and service of such weapons. 3.… …

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  • 114Marine steam engine — Period cut away diagram of a triple expansion steam engine installation, circa 1918 A marine steam engine is a reciprocating steam engine that is used to power a ship or boat. Steam turbines and diesel engines largely replaced reciprocating steam …

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  • 115technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …

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  • 116Lathe — A lathe (pronEng|ˈleɪð) is a machine tool which spins a block of material to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object which has… …

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  • 117Course Setting Bomb Sight — The CSBS Mk. IX mounted in a Fairey Battle. The bomb aimer is sighting through the white ring shaped backsights to the pin shaped foresights (just visible against the armoured cable) and holding the bomb release switch in his right hand. The… …

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  • 118Pretty Cure (2004 TV series) — Pretty Cure Cure Black/Nagisa (left) and Cure White/Honoka (right) ふたりはプリキュア (Futari wa Purikyua) Genre Magical girl, Action, comed …

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  • 119Glossary of climbing terms — This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A …

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  • 120Coupling (railway) — Knuckle (AAR Type E ) couplers in use ICE coupler A c …

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