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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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Ptosis, also known as eyelid drooping, is a condition where falling of the upper eyelid occurs due to weakness of the eyelid muscle.
Dr Manu Agrawal, a locum doctor on duty in A&E, said: "There wasn't any evidence of facial drooping," he said.
Using electroencephalography (EEG), the same technology doctors use to detect seizures and measure brain activity, Neurowear has created a pair of plush catlike ears that are supposed to respond to the wearer's mood drooping when you are lost in thought and perking up when you are concentrating.
He noticed that one side of her face was drooping and she had the classic symptoms of a stroke, "like on the TV ad".
Cardiff Coroners' Court heard passing driver Jonathan Sharpe stopped to help and saw one side of Ms Hawkins' face was drooping.
numbness, weakness or paralysis on one side of the body (signs of this may be a drooping arm, leg or lower eyelid, or a dribbling mouth)
Walking the 3-acre nursery in Canyon Country on Tuesday morning, Mario Galvez gently picked at drooping calla lilies and crispy geraniums.
Strength training of the pectoralis muscles (the muscles under your breast) may provide additional support to help prevent drooping and will burn more calories.
Gary Gabriel, an investment sales broker for commercial property for Cushman & Wakefield in New Jersey, said that the threat to consumer spending from the current drooping real estate market is ratcheted up significantly by the prospect of the Fed having to use interest rate hikes to curb inflation.
F for Face: Weakness or a drooping, crooked smile; sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes
Manufacturers warn it could lead to drooping eyelids, double vision and excessive tears.
All too soon her magic fades, with flowers drooping heads She flees to let winter come, the master of discontent Farewell her gentle passing goes with birds that have fled Goodbye sweet maid, now your time is spent