Automotive Glossary


Automotive Glossary

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Absorption

Of heat: Takes in heat energy. Of sound: Takes in sound energy.
Entry link: Absorption

ABSV

Air Bypass Solenoid Valve
Entry link: ABSV

AC

Alternating Current
Entry link: AC

AC - Alternating Current

An electrical current that flows in forward and reverse bias alternately.
Entry link: AC - Alternating Current

Accelerate

To speed up a process.
Entry link: Accelerate

Acceleration

Increasing velocity or speed.
Entry link: Acceleration

Accelerator

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

Accelerator Pump

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

Accumulator

A hydraulic device that dampens the pulses and retains a residual pressure in a hydraulic circuit.
Entry link: Accumulator

Accuracy

How close the data given is to the true value.
Entry link: Accuracy


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