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cold start

[′kōld ′stärt]
(computer science)
To start running a computer program from the very beginning, without being able to continue the processing that was occurring previously when the system was interrupted.
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Different trend is identified for benzene showing 17% higher emissions at winter time due to important contribution of cold starts while other toxic pollutants are mainly affected by changes in the traffic volume that results in higher emissions during the summer period.
Besides the 1-gallon reservoir, which will hold enough fuel for two cold starts, the relatively unobtrusive system will require only two fuel switches and one small distillation device.
These results combined lead to quicker cold starts and more accurate position and location information.
One of the concerns with cold starts is that because combustion isn't as efficient as it is when the engine is hot, there are greater emissions.
Supplemental heat brings catalytic converters to effective operating temperatures quickly, reducing engine exhaust emissions during vehicle cold starts.
This will make it possible to avoid the voltage drop during the starting process, while ensuring reliable cold starts, even when the charge level of the general purpose battery is low.
The ballast is universal 320, 350 and 400 watt, cold starts at -20 degrees F and operates at 208, 240 and 277 volts.
Leakage in a hot-runner system or manifold due to cold starts or manifold system wear reportedly can be eliminated with Magna Spring, a new spring assembly from Polymer Cleaning Technology Inc.
This facilitates cold-weather starting, making cold starts far less abrasive on the engine's major bearing surfaces.
Mobil 1 was designed to protect engines under the most demanding of conditions, so the team's driving challenges of navigating the Sechuran desert dunes of Peru and cold starts in Siberia and icy Tierra del Fuego provided another great proving ground for us," said Mullins.
New hydraulic prevent die damage from accidental cold starts.
Prolong Oil Stabilizer is formulated to help stop oil leaks and excessive oil consumption, mitigate engine noise, reduce exhaust smoke, increase compression, stabilize viscosity and extend oil life, prevent sludge and varnish deposits, and provide protection against friction, heat and cold starts in engines that no longer run like new.