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A gap between two components.
The relationship between the dimensions of two components where one fits inside the other. In this instance the fit is one where the inner dimension of the outer component is greater than the outer dimension of the inner component.
A drilling size slightly larger than the nominal size of a thread.
The space above a piston at top dead centre in a cylinder. Includes the combustion chamber and any other volume formed by the thickness of gaskets, etc.
A temporary area used to store copied information.
These are generally made of rectangular section material, flat strip, with round edges. They are general used as brush springs in D.C. motors. Also known as spiral springs
Condition where abrasive paper becomes clogged by the abraded surface coating.
Applied to an electrical circuit when the switch is 'on' or the circuit is continuous.
A system where a change in the output causes a changed input which in turn changes the output and so on...
Closed Loop System
Electronically controlled system, which adjusts settings by feedback from sensor signals that are monitoring the performance of actuators in the system and comparison with the pre-programmed map.