Terminals Sentence Examples
In order to avoid this sparking, every local instrument in the British Postal Telegraph Department has a " spark " coil connected across the terminals of the electromagnet.
All screw terminals are clearly marked for easy installation.
He found, as others have dune, that if a battery, dynamo or induction coil has its terminals connected to the earth at two distant places, a system of electric currents flows between these points through the crust of the earth.
If the current is interrupted or alternating, and if a telephone receiver has its terminals connected to a separate metallic circuit joined by earth plates at two other places to the earth, not on the same equipotential surface of the first circuit, sounds will be heard in the telephone due to a current passing through it.
Instead of inserting the sensitive tube between the receiving antenna and the earth, he inserted the primary coil of a peculiar form of oscillation transformer and connected the terminals of the tube to the secondary circuit of the transformer.Advertisement
The transformer T has its secondary or high-pressure terminals connected to spark balls S1, which are also connected by a circuit consisting of a large glass plate condenser C, and the primary circuit of an air-core transformer called an oscillation transformer.
In order to produce electric oscillations in the system, the first or alternating current transformer must charge the condenser connected to its secondary terminals, but must not produce a permanent electric arc between the balls.
In later improvements the secondary circuit of this jigger was interrupted by a small condenser, and the terminals of the relay and local cell were connected to the plates of this condenser, whilst the sensitive tube was attached to the outer ends of the secondary circuit.
There has been also a further attempt in England to divide terminal charges into station and service terminals, according to the nature of the work for which compensation is sought.
The cost of building an ordinary two-track elevated railway according to American practice varies from $300,000 to $400,000 a mile, exclusive of equipment, terminals or land damages.Advertisement
The only ports having a rich and well-populated country behind them are Rio de Janeiro and Santos, and these are the terminals of long lines of railway which are being slowly extended farther into the interior.
Heavy ribs of tile-cresting with large terminals are carried along the ridge and the slope of the gable.
The metal slips are so placed that, as the disk revolves, the middle brush, connected to one terminal of the condenser C, is alternately put in conductive connexion with first one and then the other outside brush, which are joined respectively to the battery B and galvanometer G terminals.
The Norfolk & Western has division terminals here.
The shunt coil Sh and the series coil Se are connected together at one point, and the remaining terminals of the dynamo and shunt coil must be connected to a " good earth," which is generally the gas or water pipes w of the building.Advertisement
The other is a shunt across the terminals of the armature.
The exact position of the core, and, therefore, of an index needle connected with it, is dependent on the ratio of the voltage applied to the terminals of the high resistance or insulator and the current passing through it, This, however, is a measure of the insulation-resistance.
In proximity to the upper side of the disk is placed a coil of wire having an iron core, which is a shunt coil, the ends of the coil being connected to the terminals of the supply mains.
The current in the shunt coil lags 90 degrees behind the impressed electromotive force of the circuit to be measured; hence if the main current is in step with the potential difference of the terminals of the supply mains, which is the case when the supply is given wholly to electric lamps, then the field due to the main coil differs from that due to the shunt coil by 90 degrees.
The term potentiometer is usually applied to an instrument for the measurement of steady or continuous potential difference between two points in terms of the potential difference of the terminals of a standard voltaic cell of some kind, such as a Clark or Weston cell.Advertisement
A, B, C, D, E, F, Terminals to which standard cell or voltages to be tested are attached.
In practical work, the low resistances take the form of certain strips of metal which have on them two pairs of terminals, one termed " current terminals," and the other " potential terminals."
These resistance strips, as they are called, are carefully adjusted so that the resistance between the potential terminals has a known low value.
From the potential terminals of the strip, wires are brought to the potentiometer so as to determine their potential difference in terms of the electromotive force of the standard Clark cell.
In electrical measurements connected with incandescent electric lamps the potentiometer is of great use, as it enables us to make accurately and nearly simultaneously two measurements, one of the current through the lamp and the other of the potential difference of the terminals.Advertisement
For this purpose a resistance, say, of one ohm is placed in series with the lamp and a resistance of 100,000 ohms placed across the terminals of the lamp; the latter resistance is divided into two parts, one consisting of loon ohms and the other of 99,000 ohms. The potentiometer enables us to measure therefore the current through the lamp by measuring the drop in volts down a resistance in series with it and the potential difference of the terminals of the lamp by measuring the drop in volts down the tooth part of the high resistance of 100,000 ohms connected across the terminals of the lamp.
The fixed coil is called the current coil, and the movable coil is called the potential coil, and each of these coils has its ends brought to separate terminals on the base of the instrument.
In those cases in which the power - absorbing circuit is inductive, the coil of the wattmeter connected across the terminals of the power-absorbing circuit must have an exceedingly small inductance, else a considerable correction may become necessary.
The loss of the power to coil, observed in the terminals of many declining series of gastropods from the Cambrian to the present time, and the similar loss of power among Natiloidea and Ammonoidea of many genetic series, as well as the ostraean form assumed by various declining series of pelecypods and by some brachiopods, may be cited as examples.
A voltmeter is therefore one form of electrometer, but the term is generally employed to describe the instrument which indicates on a scale, not merely in arbitrary units but directly in volts, the potential difference of its terminals.
This movement is resisted by the torsional elasticity of the suspending wire, and hence a fixed indicating needle attached to the movable system can be made to indicate directly on a scale, the difference of potential between the terminals of the instrument in volts.
For such purposes the whole of the working parts are contained in a metal case; the indicating needle moving over a divided scale which is calibrated to show directly the potential difference in volts of the terminals of the instrument.
Hot wire voltmeters, like electrostatic voltmeters, are suitable for use with alternating currents of any frequency as well as with continuous currents, since their indications depend upon the heating power of the current, which is proportional to the square of the current and therefore to the square of the difference of potential between the terminals.
Electromagnetic voltmeters consist of a coil of fine wire connected to the terminals of the instrument, and the current produced in that wire by a difference of potential between the terminals creates a magnetic field proportional at any point to the strength of the current.
The movable coil has attached to it an index needle moving over a scale, and a fixed coil of high-resistance wire is included in series with the movable coil between the terminals of the instrument.
When a difference of potential is made between the terminals, a current passes through the movable coil, which then tends to place itself with its plane more at right angles to the lines of force of the field.
This motion is resisted by the torsion of a spiral spring resembling the hair-spring of a watch having one end fixed to the coil axis, and there is therefore a definite position of the needle on the scale corresponding to each potential difference between the terminals, provided it is within the range of the control.
Some fourteen trunk lines have terminals at, or pass through, Buffalo.
The terminals of the vagus nerve are also stimulated, causing the heart to beat more slowly.
The initial hastening is due to a stimulation of the vagus terminals in the lung, as it does not occur if these nerves are previously divided.
After the discharge was once started, the difference of potentials at the terminals of the tube varied from 630 volts upwards.
Hence one of the field plates would always remain charged when a spark was taken at the transmitting terminals.
The initial action of digitalis is a stimulation of the cardiac terminals of the vagus nerves, so that the heart's action is slowed.
When rubbed into the skin with such substances as alcohol or glycerine, which are absorbed, atropine is carried through the epidermis with them, and in this manner - or when simply applied to a raw surface - it paralyses the terminals of the pain-conducting sensory nerves.
Perhaps its most remarkable action is that upon the terminals of nearly all the secretory nerves in the body.
But moderate doses of atropine markedly paralyse the terminals of the nerves that go to involuntary muscles, whether the action of those nerves be motor or inhibitory.
This can be experimentally shown - by the method of exclusion - to be caused by a paralysis of the terminals of the third cranial nerve in the sphincter pupillae of the iris.
Later the system was extended to connect with the Erie and Pennsylvania terminals in Jersey City, and in 1909 the tunnel under the Hudson river to downtown New York was finished.
The Wire Had A Length Of 760 Cms., And The Potential Difference On Its Terminals Was Nearly 30 Volts.
When the two metal surfaces are connected for a short time with the terminals of some source of electromotive force, such as an electric machine, an induction coil or a voltaic battery, electric energy is stored up in the condenser in the form of electric strain in the glass, and can be recovered again in the form of an electric discharge.
In the former method, now commonly known as charging in cascade, the jars are insulated and the outside coating of one jar is connected to the inside coating of the next and so on for a whole series, the inside coating of the first jar and the outside coating of the last jar being the terminals of the condenser.
Such an arrangement constitutes in effect a condenser, and when the two plates respectively are connected to the secondary terminals of an induction coil in operation, the plates are rapidly and alternately charged, and discharged across the spark gap with electrical oscillations (see Electrokinetics).
Under the multiple system anodes and cathodes are placed alternately, all the anodes in one tank being connected to one rod, and all the cathodes to another, and the potential difference between the terminals of each tank is that between a single pair of plates.
Under the series system only the first anode and the last cathode are connected to the conductors; between these are suspended, isolated from one another, a number of intermediate bi-polar electrode plates of raw copper, each of these plates acting on one side as a cathode, receiving a deposit of copper, and on the other as an anode, passing into solution; the voltage between the terminals of the tank will be as many times as great as that between a single pair of plates as there are spaces between electrodes in the tank.
Moreover, the high potential difference between the terminals of the series tank introduces a greater danger of shortcircuiting through scraps of metal at the bottom of the bath; for this reason, also, lead-lined vats are inadmissible, and tarred slate tanks are often used instead.
In the dry pile electrometer a single gold-leaf is hung up between two plates which are connected to the opposite terminals of a dry pile so that a certain constant difference of potential exists between these plates.
Some ten other roads, great and small, have their terminals around the bay.
The spark may be obtained from the secondary of an induction coil, whose terminals are in connexion with the coatings of a Leyden jar.
Osage, Liberty, Sibley, Lexington, Independence and Westport had successively been abandoned as terminals, as the transferpoint from boat to prairie caravan was moved steadily up the Missouri.
Crum Brown and Fraser of Edinburgh showed that, whilst thebaine acts like strychnine, methyl and ethyl thebaine act like curara, paralysing the terminals of motor nerves.
The eastern terminals of the southern and western lines running from New York City are situated on the western shore of the Hudson river, in Weehawken, Hoboken or Jersey City; whence passengers and freight are carried by ferry to New York.
The only deep water terminals of the state are Jersey City and Hoboken.
Retail houses, wholesale houses, banks, tall office buildings, hotels, theatres and railway terminals are crowded into the angle, or "The Point," formed at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, with Fifth Avenue as the principal thoroughfare, especially for the retail houses, and Fourth Avenue as the great banking thoroughfare.
On the Canadian side Fort William, in the mouth of the Kaministikwia, and Port Arthur, four miles distant, an artificial harbour, are the only important shipping points, being the lake terminals of three great transcontinental railway systems, though the whole north shore is liberally supplied with natural harbours.
A calycinal system may be quite apparent in the later Ophiuroidea and in a few Asteroidea, but there is no trace of it in the older Palaeozoic types, unless we are to transfer the appellation to the terminals.
These radials may be homologous with the terminals already mentioned, but this is neither necessary nor certain.
In the Echinoidea the water-canals and associated structures, ending in the terminal plates, stretched right up to these genital plates; but in the Asteroidea they never reached the aboral surface, so that the terminals have always been separated from the aboral pole by a number of plates.
The bays of Agiobampo and Topolobampo are prospective railway terminals with fine harbours.
The legislature framed a stringent anti-pass law, reduced passenger fares and express and freight charges, provided for equitable local taxation of railway terminals, regulated railway labour in the interest of safe travel, fixed upon railways the responsibility for the death or injury of their employes, and gave to the newly-created railway commission complete jurisdiction over all steam-railways in the state, over the street railways of the cities, and over express companies, telegraph companies, telephone companies and all other common carriers.
St Joseph, Leavenworth and Nebraska City (q.v.) were the great freighting terminals of the West.
Like all neurones, the sensory neuron has a cell body, an axon, dendrites and axon terminals.
This entails cleaning the battery terminals and connecting a Battery Tender or similar trickle charger.
Each Economy Plus bus coupler can directly support up to 64 I/O terminals, each with two or four I/O channels.
There are also electrostatic fields, e.g. between battery terminals.
A standard copper strip was taken, the original formed leg terminals were cut off and the new design chemically etched.
These are the default foreground colors 0 to 7 on ANSI terminals.
Angry truckers celebrated this May Day by blocking freeways in Los Angeles and container terminals in Oakland and Stockton.
Applications include intelligent CRT terminals, information display systems and video games.
Both now have monorails that connect the terminals to train services that run direct to Manhattan.
Digital recordings stored on-site, e.g. on an establishment's central server, may only be accessed from on-site terminals.
In fact there are two terminals under construction, the main building plus satellite B connected by an underground people mover.
When clean, smear petroleum jelly onto the battery terminals both before and after reconnecting.
Lumagen scalers either have the correct 75ohm RGBHV BNC output terminals fitted as standard, or they can have them added as an option.
Different means of transport are connected in properly designed interchange terminals, such that transfer between modes is smooth and easy.
Detailed fitting instructions are included as are wire connecting terminals and plumbing fittings.
Using remote dumb terminals, while good for light use, have their drawbacks.
Gas from the North Morecambe field is different to that from the South Morecambe field, necessitating different onshore processing terminals.
Allocate funds to improve road access to existing or new rail freight terminals.
For example, replacing typewriters on every desk with computer terminals may only result in faster typing.
There are three ways in which the antenna may be charged (i) It may be separated from the earth by a pair of spark balls which are connected respectively to the terminals of an induction coil or transformer, or other high tension generator.
Carlisle found that hydrogen and oxygen were evolved at the surfaces of gold and platinum wires connected with the terminals of a battery and dipped in water.
If an electro-dynamometer, made as above described, has its fixed circuit connected in series with the power-absorbing circuit and its movable coil (wound with fine wire) connected across the terminals of the power-absorbing circuit, then a current will flow through the fixed coil which is the same or nearly the same as that through the power-absorbing circuit, and a current will flow through the high resistance coil of the wattmeter proportional to the potential difference at the terminals of the power-absorbing circuit.
Cut this and replace it with one of the spade terminals provided in the kit.
In parallel, the early demonstrations of what became the Prestel viewdata service included showing some programs initiated from user terminals.
With a maintenance-free battery, you have nothing to do except keep it clean and make sure the terminals and connections are in good shape.
Several types of terminals are available to use in your business.
Whether you own a store or do business while traveling, you have a choice of terminals- either wireless, portable or point-of-sale terminals by your register.
It is important to wait to purchase one of these terminals until you know which ones your financial institution accepts.
Wireless and POS terminals need to be programmed by your financial institution before they can be used.
Small business owners must also consider what type of processing terminals they need and order them once their merchant account applications are accepted.
Today, the Port of Galveston has two recently renovated and upgraded terminals that can easily accommodate most of the largest cruise ships in mainstream fleets.
Test whether you've successfully turned off power by inserting your proximity tester into the outlet's terminals.
So, you'll see either two hot wires on the switch terminals, if you see a white wire it's actually serving as a black wire from a light or outlet.
First of all, over-packing creates bulkier, heavier suitcases which adds stress to your trip as you navigate airports or cruise terminals with more baggage than you need.
All batteries with exposed terminals have the potential to spark, so don't use batteries with oxygen therapy.
Then hook the accessory cord to the positive and negative terminals of the battery.
This eliminates the connection with open battery terminals that can cause sparking, and the quick-start unit is small enough to fit in a glove compartment.
Many public terminals -- say, at the library -- do not allow for downloads.
It is caused by the death of individual nerve terminals in the motor units that remain after the initial polio attack.
Garages A and G provide quick access to all terminals.
The Domestic Terminals can be reached by a quick ride on AirTrain, the airport's people mover.
The garage provides access tunnels to all the terminals, making it a quick weather-safe walk from the terminal to the garage.
San Francisco International's multiple terminals and expansive runway system also makes it the tenth largest airport in the nation.
The airport consists of four main terminals (three used for domestic flights and one for international flights) and serves North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia.
Then clip the wire to one of the terminals and touch the tip of the screwdriver to the opposite terminal.
Once the potassium hydroxide reaches the metal terminals or connectors, it causes them to corrode producing a powder that is a greenish blue color.
The Borg are cyborg and hive like, so their ships are merely an extension of their hive minds with numerous computer terminals and outlets with no need for 'living quarters'.
I locked out all the terminals, the emergency operations networks for the eastern part of the country, and re-routed the communications systems to my micro.
E is the ear-piece made of ebonite; F is a cap of the same material enclosing the receiver terminals, which are mounted upon the ebonite block G, attached to the distance piece I.
This head slides freely in the cast iron tubes, and is connected by a copper rod with one of the terminals of the dynamo supplying the current.