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cold start

[′kōld ′stärt]
(computer science)
To start running a computer program from the very beginning, without being able to continue the processing that was occurring previously when the system was interrupted.
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For the purpose of improving the diesel engine cold start performance, the heat assistance devices, mainly glow plug, are widely used.
Different trend is identified for benzene showing 17% higher emissions at winter time due to important contribution of cold starts while other toxic pollutants are mainly affected by changes in the traffic volume that results in higher emissions during the summer period.
Besides the 1-gallon reservoir, which will hold enough fuel for two cold starts, the relatively unobtrusive system will require only two fuel switches and one small distillation device.
Antennas Enable Reliable GPS Fix in Compromised Environments with Quicker Cold Starts
This will make it possible to avoid the voltage drop during the starting process, while ensuring reliable cold starts, even when the charge level of the general purpose battery is low.
Leakage in a hot-runner system or manifold due to cold starts or manifold system wear reportedly can be eliminated with Magna Spring, a new spring assembly from Polymer Cleaning Technology Inc.
The ballast is universal 320, 350 and 400 watt, cold starts at -20 degrees F and operates at 208, 240 and 277 volts.
New hydraulic prevent die damage from accidental cold starts.
Mobil 1 was designed to protect engines under the most demanding of conditions, so the team's driving challenges of navigating the Sechuran desert dunes of Peru and cold starts in Siberia and icy Tierra del Fuego provided another great proving ground for us," said Mullins.
Prolong Oil Stabilizer is formulated to help stop oil leaks and excessive oil consumption, mitigate engine noise, reduce exhaust smoke, increase compression, stabilize viscosity and extend oil life, prevent sludge and varnish deposits, and provide protection against friction, heat and cold starts in engines that no longer run like new.
Any effort to reduce cold starts from individual vehicles would also help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the ferry system.
Adding to the effectiveness of IFT's urea/water fuel blend is that it operates outside of the SCR during periods when the SCR is not working, such as during cold starts and the engine warm-up period.