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splitter

[′splid·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A petroleum-refinery term for a fractionating tower that produces only an overhead and bottom stream.
(systematics)
A taxonomist who divides taxa very finely.
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Optical distribution cabinet (orsh-48) with one splitter 132 and one splitter 116-4 pcs.
Jordan and his colleagues suggested that the mantle mixed from top to bottom, thus launching the debate between iumpers and splitters. One of Jordan's chief rivals in the debate is Don Anderson of the California Institute of Technology, who served as Jordan's gradute school mentor in the late 1960s.
Optical distribution cabinet (orsh-16) with one splitter 116- 3 pcs.
The attraction of a splitter is enhanced by bullish forecasts for condensate supply.
The 4:1 multichannel splitter is 0.45 m wide, 0.41 m long and 0.64 m high, and consists in the assembly of two smaller splitters (stages), one on top of the other.
Backwards-compatible to the entire line of FieldSmart fiber distribution cabinets, the addition of an optical staging plate feature now provides the option to either reuse existing space for placing the idle splitter legs or doubles the density of that same area.
This ElectroniCast study report quantifies PLC splitter compact devices (bare fiber PLC components) and in-turn; PLC splitter devices used in factory-installed/fabricated PLC splitter modules (such as ABS Box modules and other types).
The first 146,000 b/d splitter (Phase-I), which went on stream in September 2009, can yield 61,000 b/d of naphtha, 52,000 b/d of kerosine and jet fuel; 24,000 b/d of gasoil/diesel, and over 8,000 b/d of LPG.
The Vulcan offers excellent RF Performance and benefits from reduced power consumption and hot in-service expansion, while the Alto series of amplifiers offset signal loss from long runs of cables and passive splitters and combiners by providing gain.
Traders are wondering what will happen with existing splitters run by companies such as Kinder Morgan.
Like all log splitters, it requires an attentive operator, but is capable of serious production.
The single-mode fiber network backbone is connected to splitters, each of which will provide fiber to 32 customers.