direct stroke

direct stroke

[də¦rekt ′strōk]
(electricity)
A lightning stroke that actually strikes some part of a power or communication system.
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Direct strokes she never gave us power to make; all our blows glance, all our hits are accidents.
So, in the absence of armature movement which occurs either before the start of the direct stroke or after the return stroke, there is thermal contact between the active elements through the insulating liner.
at the end of the direct stroke of the working cycle.
4 shows the relative values (marked *) of the energy components during the direct stroke of the LPIEC work cycle.
This explains the low efficiency of the LPIEC, which at the end of the direct stroke is [eta] = 19.
After the direct stroke under the action of the spring 8, the armature 2 with the striker 4 is reversed, and the one-way valves 7 are closed.
At the end of 3 months there were 10 deaths (25%) of which four (10%) were due to direct stroke and rtPA complication, while enough follow up data is not available about other six patients.
The two or three sensor elements are all housed in a standard size pressure-resistant stainless steel pipe for direct stroke measurement in the hydraulic cylinders.
Very early mills used a direct stroke for each revolution of the fan, with an up-and-down stroke in the pump rod.