dissipation loss

dissipation loss

[‚dis·ə′pā·shən ‚lȯs]
(electricity)
A measure of the power loss of a transducer in transmitting signals, expressed as the ratio of its input power to its output power.
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lip design which insures smaller dissipation loss, reduces the temperature in the contact area between the seal and shaft, and performs flawlessly under different engine conditions.
The BlueSeal maintains a small dissipation loss, temperature reduction in the contact area and good performance in myriad engine conditions.