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droop

The deviation from a preset value of a controlled liquid level, temperature, variable pressure, or differential pressure (at minimum controllable flow) when the flow through a regulator is gradually increased from its minimum controllable flow to its rated capacity.

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i. A downward curvature of the leading edge of an airfoil to provide increased camber.
ii. A progressive decrease in RPM that occurs when a fuel control flyweight governor spring is extended and made weaker. It takes less flyweight force to come to an equilibrium with the weaker spring force and consequently a lower RPM will result.
iii. The inability of the engine power to increase as the rotor pitch is increased, causing the rotor to slow down.
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After we began to droop, the HAC was on the controls, but there was never a "positive, three-way change of controls," as we always brief.
The initial setup tool list; for the spindle in TM 1-1520-237-23-3 does not list an adequate tool with enough grip to get the droop nut off the spindle.
Droop accuracy, phase current balance and over-current protection can be affected by temperature related changes in RDS(ON) or DCR.
Another group favors a reference to the pin-like stubby l)ranches left on the trunk as the lower branches droop and slowly die.
People living near the Brewers Droop reported hearing two shots fired shortly after closing time on Tuesday night.
COOL DAWN, Cheltenham Gold Cup hero, and Super Tactics, winner of the Racing Post Chase at Kempton, will head the cast at Robert Alner's open day at Locketts Farm, Droop, Dorset on Sunday September 20.
Now a team of researchers from California and Japan has devised a new design for green and blue LEDs that avoids much of this vexing efficiency droop.
BREWERS DROOP The Booze Brothers (Angel Air) BACK in 1973 guitar legend Marc Knopfler, of Dire Straits fame, auditioned for the Buckinghamshirebased band Brewers Droop at the Nag's Head pub in High Wycombe, and the 21-year-old beat the other 35 applicants for the job of lead guitarist.
The ears require four AAA batteries and have two little motors that help them perk up or droop, depending on the type of brainwaves a person is sending out.
they droop gracefully and finally wrap themselves around the lower trunk fortifying it.
Last year health officials in California hijacked the macho man Marlboro cowboy and gave his famous cigarette a similarly unmanly droop in an impotence warning.
The dowdy flick seemed to cause other lids to droop too -- even with Cary Elwes as a young, fey John Houseman and lesbian stage sensation Cherry Jones's choice turn as a theater impresario.