critical weight

critical weight

[′krid·ə·kəl ′wāt]
(engineering)
In a drilling operation, the weight placed on a bit that will cause the drill string to become resonant with the angular speed at which the rotating shaft is operating.
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While much has been written about the sector, the literature lacks critical weight and tends to support policymakers.
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Penny Baily said: "If patients come here before a critical weight, staff can mix re-feeding with psychological help to enable recovery.
of Korea have developed a lithium system capable of high-speed thresholds while addressing critical weight issues," said the company.
This means PHI could originate in the field, at a secure location in desktop applications or as a record created directly to a live corporate database or to a replicated database for later aggregation, and because this information often carries critical weight in a healthcare as well as business sense, it is stored on the best available premium equipment.
5 m diameter jumbo rolls into position and provides sensitive pneumatic control to keep the reel supported until the critical weight threshold has been passed.
It is this tension that gives critical weight to an exhibition that might otherwise be mistaken for a nostalgic tour.
a) A certain critical weight concentration of LCP, C(*), is required for large aspect ratio fibrils to be formed (5).