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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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However, best bet on the card could be Kim Billingham's Redbrick Droopy, who looks to have everything going for him in the 258m sprint at 8.
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Jessica Alba claims childbirth has left her stretched and droopy.
Wearing droopy tulle skirts and white corsets over T-shirts, she and her cast might be a group of actual sylphs or swans, forest spirits who are seen only out of the corner of your eye.
Also, that the teenage pals would find one pair of blue jeans that would fit each of them - wispy artist Lena (Alexis Bledel), full-figured writer Carmen (America Ferrera), towering athlete Bridget (Blake Lively) and depressively droopy video maker Tibby (Amber Tamblyn - perfectly).
The doe-eyed Tompkinson, who reminds me rather a lot of Droopy the miserable cartoon dog who is irresistible to women, hasn't enjoyed a big TV hit since Ballykissangel.
But when they paused for a fag break during their patrol of the designer stores in London's Sloane Street, it was clear that Kate's casual style hasn't rubbed off on old mate Meg, who looked less than alluring in her droopy denim skirt and bag-lady overcoat.
But I say bring it on - the more photos of celebrity women with fat bums, droopy boobs and pot bellies we see the better.
High Art Lite concludes with chapters on the "Britishness of British Art" (taking its cue from Nikolaus Pevsner's 1964 The Englishness of English Art) and some rather droopy observations, reeking of schadenfreude, concerning the alleged decline of art criticism.
Women who let it all hang out when they are young end up with droopy breasts that make their backs rounded, says osteopath Sally Lansdale.
Perpetual hangdog Paul Giamatti lends his droopy features to a disappointing recession drama.
Heat two went to Billingham's Redbrick Droopy (2-1F) who made all and held a late thrust from kennelmate Cons Up by a fast-diminishing neck in 24.