contact follow

contact follow

[′kän‚takt ‚fäl·ō]
(electricity)
The distance two contacts travel together after just touching. Also known as contact overtravel.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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To achieve a contact gap that permanently exceeds the specified value, it is important to design gauging that ensures even the minimum contact gap (which occurs when the moveable contact moves as much as he contact follow and is detached from the stationary contact) exceeds the specified value.
The telephonic contact followed last week's conversation between Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Hassan Rouhani in which the two leaders had agreed to 'closer cooperation among the two [countries'] intelligence agencies in combating terrorism'.
Spouse (husband or wife) was the most common contact followed by mother and son (Table-3).
More contact followed in New York in 1983; the Chinese Foreign Minister Wu Xueqian and Bhutanese Foreign Minister Dawa Tsering carried out parleys on establishing bilateral relations.
The brief contact followed a meeting Friday between the chief nuclear envoys of the two Koreas in Bali, the first such meeting since December 2008 when the six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear programs were deadlocked.
The contact followed a similar meeting in May through the so- called New York channel.
``We attach significance to contact followed by action,'' he said.
Re-living the embarrassment on the big screen was at least some payback as claims for a penalty try were waved away, non-existent contact followed by the kind of tumble Cristiano Ronaldo would be proud of.
Those, however, are usually the plays where contact follows. Often heavy contact on the receiver, and yet Morales hangs on.
Mr Latham QC told the court: 'We attach significance to contact followed by action.'
The sexual contact followed in the boy''s family home and then later at the diocese house.