Monday, 17 February 2020, 7:05 PM
Site: IMI eLearning
Course: IMI eLearning (IMI eLearning)
Glossary: Automotive Glossary
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Absorption

Of heat: Takes in heat energy. Of sound: Takes in sound energy.

ABSV

Air Bypass Solenoid Valve

AC

Alternating Current

AC - Alternating Current

An electrical current that flows in forward and reverse bias alternately.

Accelerate

To speed up a process.

Acceleration

Increasing velocity or speed.

Accelerator

A substance that, when added to a paint, will speed up the rate of cure.

Accelerator Pump

Carburettor pumping system that introduces flow of fuel into the carburettor choke (venturi) on acceleration, particularly when accelerating from low speeds.

Accumulator

A hydraulic device that dampens the pulses and retains a residual pressure in a hydraulic circuit.

Accuracy

How close the data given is to the true value.