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A fastening system using screw-threaded devices such as nuts, bolts, or studs.
(food engineering)
The process of refining or purifying, especially of sifting flour or meal through a sieve.
(mining engineering)
The use of vibrating sieves to separate particles of different sizes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



in plants, the development of any organ of a plant from another organ that has already completed its growth. For example, a leafy shoot, a flower, or even a raceme may form from a flower; a large number of secondary and tertiary shoots may appear on a primary shoot; and secondary tubers may appear on potato tubers instead of buds. The causes of bolting may be parasitic mycoplasmic organisms that produce yellows, big bud, and pupation in plants; aphids; and ecological factors, such as severe drought.

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As stated in former sections, the failure forms for a bolting system under pullout test can be divided into two types; they are bolt fracture and interfacial decoupling; now interfacial decoupling is studied in this section.
But the overall curve trend in Figure 9 was multiply determined by mechanical properties of bolt, cement, and bolt-grout (or grout-tube) bonding effects, which sustained an overall stability of bolting system before failure occurred.
After the occurrence of ends detachment between the last segment and the middle segment, the degree of decoupling bilateral the separation and the bolt elongation were vital to overall stability of bolting system.
The rest bonding section between bolt and cement in this segment was not able to sustain the overall stability of bolting system under the circumstance; hence the load rapidly dropped to zero level after the peak load point [22].
With cable bolting, it is possible to employ more efficient stoping methods, such as sub-level stoping, in relatively poor rock conditions.
The quality of bolting with Cabolt is excellent because there is no possibility for human error.
The advantages of mechanising the cable bolting process are many:
* The cable bolting task is fully controlled through Tamrock's TMS instrumentation.