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yoke

1. something resembling a yoke in form or function, such as a frame fitting over a person's shoulders for carrying buckets suspended at either end
2. a part, esp one of relatively thick cross section, that secures two or more components so that they move together
3. a crosshead that transmits the drive of an opposed piston engine from the upper of a pair of linked pistons to the crankshaft through a connecting rod
4. Nautical a crossbar fixed athwartships to the head of a rudderpost in a small boat, to which are attached ropes or cables for steering
5. a Y-shaped cable, rope, or chain, used for holding, towing, etc.
6. (in the ancient world) a symbolic reconstruction of a yoke, consisting of two upright spears with a third lashed across them, under which conquered enemies were compelled to march, esp in Rome
7. Irish any device, unusual object, or gadget

Yoke

An arrangement of members used in formwork which encircles beam or column forms to secure them together and prevent movement.

What does it mean when you dream about a yoke?

A cumbersome wooden collar worn about the neck and closed with a lock and key, in earlier times the yoke was associated with farm animals and with punishment and slavery. The yoke can also have spiritual fulfillment, as when Jesus said, “My yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

yoke

[yōk]
(architecture)
A horizontal member forming the head of a window frame.
(design engineering)
A clamp or similar device to embrace and hold two other parts.
(electronics)
(electromagnetism)
Piece of ferromagnetic material without windings, which permanently connects two or more magnet cores.
(engineering)
A bar of wood used to join the necks of draft animals for working together.
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(mechanical engineering)
A slotted crosshead used instead of a connecting rod in some steam engines.
(computer science)
Two or more read/write heads that are physically joined together and move as a unit over a disk, so that it is possible to read from or write to adjacent tracks without moving the head.

head jamb, yoke

The horizontal member forming the top of a door opening; a doorhead.

yoke

yoke, 1
1. A horizontal framework around the form work for a column.
2. The horizontal piece forming the head of a window or door frame.
3. In plumbing, a two-way coupling for pipes, in the shape of the letter Y.
4. A yoke vent.

yoke

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The control column of a large aircraft, including the control wheel or the ram's horn. Back-and-forth movement of the yoke operates the elevators, whereas sideway movement operates the ailerons.
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The testing provided data on the thermal distribution during a fire event and the ability of the yoke in the mounting system to carry normal flight loads during exposure to a flame of 2000[Degrees]F [+ or -] 150[Degrees]F (1093[Degrees]C [+ or -] 66[Degrees]C) for a minimum of 15 minutes per Advisory Circular AC20-135 [2].
This yoke requires that each apparatus be custom-fit to an animal's horns, and as such can only be used by one team of oxen without substantial re-carving.
The captain considered giving control to the co-pilot, but decided that given the time available and the challenging conditions, his best course of action was to move his right hand from the power levers on to the yoke to regain control.
As he made the 'flare' manoeuvre - a stage of the landing shortly before touchdown - "his prosthetic limb became detached from the yoke clamp, depriving him of control of the aircraft".
Slight twitch or looseness was discovered in yoke when positioned to the right, resulting in lagging control response on initial roll input.
For pulling, you merely need a single yoke with two traces, but the yoke must fit properly, with the hitch points putting the traces far enough out from the shoulders and body that they will not rub on the animal.
Once the pattern is cut, take the two yoke pieces, lay one over the other, and fold it in half lengthwise to find the center.
When you rest the detector on the ground, put the search head flat so the yoke is not left lying on the ground where it can be more easily damaged.
If one has an iPad on a yoke mount, it will most likely be in the vertical position, so the horizon will be 90 degrees off.
The use of poka yoke was implemented into our new production line at the sub-assembly level.
002" shims as is necessary, I'll put them in the bottom of the cylinder yoke bore where the yoke bears and try the cylinder.