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BOILER TERMINOLOGY

Advanced Boiler Efficiency & Water Treatment – knowledge to overcome the issues that arise with regards to boiler water systems involving aspects of boiler water chemistry,

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COASTAL TERMS

A ABRASIONThe mechanical wearing away by rock material transported by wind or water ABRASION PLATFORMA rock or clay platform which has been worn by the

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ENGINE TERMS

Absolute – This commonly  refers to a feedback device such as a resolver or an absolute encoder that provides unique position information for each discrete shaft

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FUEL AND OIL TERMS

Abel tester:   A closed-cup flash tester for kerosene and other types of oil Absolute pressure:  Total pressure equal to gauge pressure plus 14.7 lbs./sq. in

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HVAC TERMS

Definition of some common HVAC industry terms ABSOLUTE HUMIDITY – The weight of water vapor in a given amount of air. Grains per cubic foot

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HYDROLOGY TERMS

A  Ablation : The processes by which ice and snow dissipate owing to melting and evaporation.  Abutment : The part of a valley or canyon wall against

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LUBRICATION TERMS

Abrasion  a general wearing away of a surface by constant scratching, usually due to the presence of foreign matter such as dirt, grit, or metallic

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MARITIME TERMS

AA – Always Afloat (In some ports the ship aground when approaching, or at berth.) AAPA – American Association of Port Authorities.  ABAFT – A

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NATURAL GAS TERMS

Associated gas – natural gas produced with crude oil from the same reservoir Barrel – a unit of measure for oil and petroleum products that

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OIL & GAS TERMS

A Accumulation: Quantity of hydrocarbons (oil and natural gas) found in the reservoir rock in an oil or gas field.Alkylation: A chemical reaction that consists in fixing

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OIL WELL TERMS

BCF Billion cubic feet BCFE Billion cubic feet (of gas) equivalent Bbl Barrel of oil BOE Barrel of oil equivalent   BOP/BOP Stack Blowout preventers-blowout preventer stacks – are assemblies of heavy

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PALM OIL GLOSSARY

AntioxidantAn Antioxidant is a substance that will inhibit oxidation. Antioxidants  are  usually added to fats and oil and provide more stability and longer shelf life

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SEMICONDUCTOR TERMS

Some Terms used in the Semiconductor Technology Acceptor Impurity An impurity added to an intrinsic semiconductor that will accept an electron from a neighboring atom

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TECHNICAL TERMS

A Abnormal Failure: An artificially induced failure of a component, usually as a result of “abnormals” testing for regulatory agency safety compliance. Absolute Pressure Transducer: A transducer

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WASTE WATER TERMS

Activated SludgeThe term “activated sludge” refers to a brownish flocculent culture of organisms developed in aeration tanks under controlled conditions. It is also Sludge floc

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WATER AND WASTEWATER TERMS

Some Water and Waste Terminology   Activated Carbon Filter: Water treatment process to remove taste, odor, some organic compounds, and radon. Adsorption: retention of a

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WATER TERMINOLOGY

A acid – a substance that has a pH value between 0 and 7 acid deposition (“acid rain”) – water that falls to or condenses on the Earth’s

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MINING TERMS

Mining Terminology   Abutment – In coal mining, the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the

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