In this there is no compressing pump, and the main pressure of the working air is simply that of the atmosphere.
You'll need to gently press it into place, without compressing it, which could decrease its insulating power.
Mayer made an assumption the converse of that of Seguin, asserting that the whole of the work done in compressing the air was converted into heat, and neglecting the possibility of heat being consumed in doing work within the air itself or being produced by the transformation of internal potential energy.
A metal vessel was placed in a calorimeter and air forced into it, the amount of energy expended in compressing the air being measured.
Plantation rubber comes into commerce in the form of the crinkled ribbons known as crepe, in sheets or biscuits, and sometimes in large blocks made by compressing the crepe rubber.
An iron tube, having its ends closed by brass caps, was placed inside a compressing vessel into which water was forced until the pressure upon the outer surface of the tube reached 250 atmospheres.
Guncotton in an air-dry state, whether in the original form or after grinding to pulp and compressing, burns with very great rapidity but does not detonate unless confined.
Spring has shown that by compressing a finely divided mixture of i 5 parts of bismuth, 8 parts of lead, 4 parts of tin and 3 parts of cadmium, an alloy is pro duced which melts at ioo C., that is, much below the meltingpoint of any of the four metals.
As a matter of experience, it is found that caking coals lose that property when exposed to the action of the air for a lengthened period, or by heating to about 300° C., and that the dust or slack of non-caking coal may, in some instances, be converted into a coherent coke by exposing it suddenly to a very high temperature, or compressing it strongly before charging it into the oven.
Air is then forced into the inclosed space by means of a compressing engine, until the pressure is sufficient to oppose the flow of water into the excavation, and to drive out any that may collect in the bottom of the shaft through a pipe which is carried through the air-sluice to the surface.
The method of compressing tea into tablets 8 or bricks is unfamiliar in western Europe.
"Oil of mace," or nutmeg butter, is a solid fatty substance of a reddish-brown colour, obtained by grinding the refuse nutmegs to a fine powder, enclosing it in bags and steaming it over large cauldrons for five or six hours, and then compressing it while still warm between powerful wedges, the brownish fluid which flows out being afterwards allowed to solidify.
Bier increases the blood in a part by compressing the veins and thus producing passive instead of active congestion.
His style has frequently been blamed for its obscurity and difficulty, but this is due to two causes: his habit of compressing his arguments into narrow compass, and of always writing with the opposite side of the case in view, so that it has been said of the Analogy that it raises more doubts than it solves.
Place more avocado on top of the crab and finish with another layer of tomatoes, compressing the layers as you go.
palmar surface of the middle three fingers, compressing the tissue gently against the chest wall.
slipstream's technology works by compressing and streamlining Web content and emails to speed-up access over a network.
After initial partial CT resolution the tumor grew, compressing the inferior vena cava.
As a matter of experience, it is found that caking coals lose that property when exposed to the action of the air for a lengthened period, or by heating to about 300Ã‚° C., and that the dust or slack of non-caking coal may, in some instances, be converted into a coherent coke by exposing it suddenly to a very high temperature, or compressing it strongly before charging it into the oven.
Their function is to retract the introvert, which is protruded again by the contraction of the circular muscles of the skin; these, compressing the fluid of the body-cavity, force forward the anterior edge of the introvert.
SlipStream 's technology works by compressing and streamlining Web content and emails to speed-up access over a network.
The LDDC has, in contrast, been successful at compressing the lead times for transport infrastructure, using its CPO powers.
Avoid compressing the insulation or overlapping it.
They're ideal for cyclists because they provide a comfortable fit while compressing the muscles and providing support.
That is exactly what they do, too - simply by compressing select areas of the body with strategically placed control panels, shapewear has the ability to minimize full hips, flatten a round belly and slenderize large thighs.
The theory behind the Heimlich maneuver is that by compressing the abdomen below the level of the diaphragm with quick abdominal thrusts, an "artificial cough" is created.
Treatment for minor soft tissue injuries generally consists of compressing the injured area with an elastic bandage, elevation, ice, and rest.
Careful monitoring is necessary, and in some cases aggressive treatment may include eliminating the swelling and inflammation that is compressing the nerve as quickly as possible.
This defect is thought to be a result of an obstructed lymphatic system compressing the aorta during fetal development.
The fabric is highly compressing, thus improving muscle efficiency.
High-Pressure High-temperature Creation: This method involves supplying a carbon source and compressing it under high pressure at the right temperature for diamond crystals to form.
Most rings can be sized by stretching or compressing the ring band.
Encapsulation bras are designed to support each breast by surrounding them with fabric as opposed to compressing them against your chest.
They do this by compressing the breast tissue and/or changing the breast shape.
Sassybax Slimming Slip: This versatile slip is designed to create an hourglass figure while compressing your midsection and hips for a smooth, seamless look.
A curious feature appears in northern Pennsylvania: here the lateral pressure of the Palaeozoic mountain-making forces extended its effects through a belt about fifty miles wider than the folded belt of the Hudson Valley, thus compressing into great rock waves a part of the heavy stratified series which in New York lies horizontal and forms the Catskills; hence one sees, in passing south-west from the horizontal to the folded strata, a beautiful illustration of the manner in which land sculpture is controlled by land structure.
K, Engine for compressing air.
"Let them pass, I tell you!" repeated Prince Andrew, compressing his lips.
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