knife edge


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knife edge

a sharp-edged wedge of hard material on which the beam of a balance pivots or about which a pendulum is suspended
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Pratt & Whitney implemented an engineering change in mid-2017 that was intended to improve the durability of the knife edge seal for this engine.
Excelebration, who was also second in the Greenham, claimed Germany's equivalent of the 2,000 Guineas for Botti in 2011, and the trainer has booked ryan Moore to ride the Coolmore-owned Knife Edge at Cologne.
Knife Edge made his racecourse bow last month, turning out in a seven-furlong maiden at Ascot where he picked up readily and scored in comfortable fashion by three-quarters of length.
Knife Edge goes at Newmarket today, with connections |hoping to see him take the next step in a promising career
The mask slot pair radial position is the independent variable whilst the corresponding longitudinal knife edge position is the dependent variable which needs to be measured.
Failure to ensure the reliable and timely refund of VAT means bankruptcy for transport companies whose liquidity situation is already on a knife edge due to the economic crisis," saidaIRU President Janusz Lacny.
The whole process makes up the proprietary High Endurance Knife Edge (HEKE).
LEWIS HAMILTON insists the prospect of another Spa soaking has left every F1 driver on a knife edge.
Issues of consciousness, social struggle, and the knife edge between the material and spiritual world form a tapestry of the human search for meaning in a coldly impersonal world.
The positioning slide is pivoted down manually and then the complete knife holder is moved until the circular contact stud touches the bottom knife edge.
A knife edge Pb collimator was placed in front of the entrance window to reduce the likelihood of electron scattering upon entering the detector assembly which was pumped out to 10 Pa.
Many of these shops operate on a financial knife edge and cannot absorb bills of this size.