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  • Hydraulically Activated Pipeline Pigging — (HAPP) is a pigging technology applied for pipeline cleaning. The basic principle is that a pressure drop is created over a by passable pig hold back against a pipeline’s fluid flow. The pipeline fluid passing through the pigs cleaning head is… …   Wikipedia

  • shut — I verb bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade, bound, bung, button, cease, choke off, clasp, daudere, cloister, close, close down, coercere, cork, corral, cover, dam, discontinue, encase, enclose, end, envelop, enwrap, fasten, fence …   Law dictionary

  • close — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. compact, dense, firm; stifling, oppressive, muggy, stale, stuffy; stingy, tight fisted, niggardly; taut; confining, constrictive; near, intimate; secretive, reticent, reserved; approximate. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • close — [adj1] near, nearby abutting, across the street, adjacent, adjoining, approaching, around the corner, at hand, contiguous, convenient, give or take a little*, handy, hard by, immediate, imminent, impending, in spitting distance*, in the ball… …   New thesaurus

  • insulator — /in seuh lay teuhr, ins yeuh /, n. 1. Elect. a. a material of such low conductivity that the flow of current through it is negligible. b. insulating material, often glass or porcelain, in a unit form designed so as to support a charged conductor… …   Universalium

  • papermaking — [pā′pər māk΄iŋ] n. the making of paper papermaker n. * * * pa·per·mak·ing (pāʹpər mā kĭng) n. The process or craft of making paper.   paʹper·mak er n. * * * Introduction       formation of a matted or felted sheet, usually of cellulose fibres,… …   Universalium

  • electron tube — an electronic device that consists, typically, of a sealed glass bulb containing two or more electrodes: used to generate, amplify, and rectify electric oscillations and alternating currents. Also called electronic tube. Cf. gas tube, vacuum tube …   Universalium

  • Noah Lyon — (born September 11, 1979) is a visual artist and musician based in New York City. A graduate of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Noah Lyon works in drawing, painting, artist s books, sound, video, new media, writing,… …   Wikipedia

  • flood — floodable, adj. flooder, n. floodless, adj. floodlike, adj. /flud/, n. 1. a great flowing or overflowing of water, esp. over land not usually submerged. 2. any great outpouring or stream: a flood of tears. 3. the Flood, the universal deluge… …   Universalium

  • Artificial heart valve — An artificial heart valve is a device implanted in the heart of a patient with heart valvular disease. When one of the four heart valves malfunctions, the medical choice may be to replace the natural valve with an artificial valve. This requires… …   Wikipedia

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