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interceptor

[‚in·tər′sep·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
A manned aircraft utilized for the identification or engagement of airborne objects.

Interceptor

 

a device for the local stalling of an airflow against an airframe.

An interceptor is usually a sliding, rotating, or fixed metal plate mounted on an airplane wing at right angles to the flow to improve longitudinal and transverse stability during flight and to reduce the landing run.

interceptor

A device to trap, remove, or separate deleterious, hazardous, or undesirable matter (such as oil, grease, gasoline, sand, and sediment) from normal waste conveyed through it, permitting normal sewage or liquid wastes to discharge into the disposal terminal by gravity.
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Once the Segment 1 flow control was completed and tested, work was started on the design to prepare the Edison Corridor Interceptor (ECI) and a portion of the Oakland Arm Interceptor (0AI) for future repairs.
The Interceptor is typically court-ordered for drivers who have a previous driving under the influence conviction.
A[cedilla] 20 Gigabit Ethernet ports -- Interceptor appliances can be configured with up to four onboard and 16 additional Gigabit Ethernet ports to provide maximum scalability on networks with multi-router ingress/egress.
The new Interceptor, in comparison to the previous model, provides up to 3X more throughput while still supporting up to one million concurrent connections.
During his talks with Kitazawa, Gates called for a relaxation of Japan's arms embargo policy and prodded Japan to pave the way for exports of the new interceptors to third countries, such as European nations, the sources said.
decides to field space-based interceptors, it will upset the status quo by breaking with the taboo of weaponizing space," International Institute for Strategic Studies analysts Michael Elleman and Gentoku Toyoma said recently in a policy paper.
Rather than missing a metal contaminant because it hasn't aligned with a specific frequency, the Interceptor DF looks for signals over a broad spectrum, from multiple angles, which increases the probability of finding a small swarf, shaving, or flake of metal, regardless of the orientation.
The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes with a 4 stroke air-oil cooled 648 cc parallel twin engine that produces 47PS at 7,100rpm and 52 Nm at 4,000rpm.
Conquering the longstanding challenge of "product effect" caused by moisture and minerals, the Interceptor metal detector is specifically designed to inspect conductive applications, including meat, poultry, seafood, cheese, desserts, ready meals, bakery items and fortified cereals, helping to eliminate false rejects.
The Defense Ministry successfully tested the Arrow 3 long-range missile interceptor system on Monday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Russian Defense Ministry published a video of the latest test of a new interceptor missile, which is meant to replace the short-range component of the ABM shield defending Moscow.