Automotive Glossary


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C

C

Celsius
Entry link: C

C Classification (SAE)

Engine oil suitable for diesel engines. The second letter in the classification denotes the quality and minimum conditions that the oil must meet.
Entry link: C Classification (SAE)

C.F.P.P

Cold filter plugging point. Applies to diesel fuel with a cold weather additive."
Entry link: C.F.P.P

C3I

Computer Controlled Coil Ignition
Entry link: C3I

Cadence braking

An emergency braking procedure using rhythmic application and release of the brakes to strike a compromise between slowing down with locked wheels, so retaining the ability to steer.
Entry link: Cadence braking

Cadmium

A metal used in the manufacture of durable but expensive red and yellow pigments.
Entry link: Cadmium

Calcium

A soft grey metallic element used a component in driers and pigments.
Entry link: Calcium

Calcium Carbonate

An extender pigment, also known as "whiting."
Entry link: Calcium Carbonate

Calibrate

The act of making sure a piece of measuring equipment is accurate. Often this is done by checking it against equipment that is known to be good.
Entry link: Calibrate

Calibrated

This means that a piece of measuring equipment is accurate. Often this is done by checking it against equipment that is known to be good.
Entry link: Calibrated


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