ground block

ground block

[′grau̇nd ‚bläk]
(civil engineering)
A pulley fastened to the anchor log which changes a horizontal pull to a vertical pull on a wire line.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The long cables having a length of 10 m and more exceed the average size of the ground block by several times.
1/2 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon flat-leaf parsley chiffonade 2 tablespoons water Freshly ground block pepper For The lemon vinaigrette: Zest and juice of 1 small lemon 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard For the fried artichokes and capers: 4 baby artichokes 1/4 cup large salt-packed capers, soaked for 2 hours, rinsed, and drained Vegetable oil, for Nina Salt To serve: 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 2 ounces wild greens, such as chickweed, or micro greens 1 ounce seasonal flowering herbs and/or greens, such as arugula flowers Salt and freshly cracked black pepper For the cruda: Trim and slice tenderloin into four 2-ounce pieces Pound sections between two pieces of parchment until very thin and about lb inches in circumference.
A steady chum of either the ground block type or handfuls of live pilchards will get the game started and keep highly pressured fish from snubbing their noses at your offerings.
Yield: 8 servings TOMATO SALAD WITH HERBS 1 pint red cherry tomatoes, halved 1 pint yellow heirloom tomatoes, halved 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 leaf basil, rolled and cut into thin strips 1/3 cup olive oil Salt and freshly ground block pepper Toss together tomatoes and herbs.
Outdoors, for example, they connect drop cables supplying individual subscribers from a tap on the trunk cable; they are also used at a ground block to link the drop cable to a home's inside cables.
Wieland Electric has introduced its WK 2.5 SL/35 DIN Rail Ground block. At 5 mm wide, this 2.5 m[m.sup.2] block offers what is said to be the narrowest screw clamp device in the industry, thereby requiring less space on the mounting rail and in the control panel.
The WK 2.5 SL/35 DIN rail ground block is only 5 x 2.5 x 2.5 mm, purportedly offering the narrowest screw clamp grounding solution in the industry, while maintaining the company's high quality materials found in larger blocks.
The current AD requires replacement of certain ground block screws with new ones and retermination of the circuit ground wires of the electrical power control unit to separate grounding points.
4 Vidalia onions, peeled and quartered 8 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce Salt and freshly ground block pepper Place onions in a microwave-safe dish.
The FAA has also adopted a new AD that is applicable to certain McDonnell Douglas Model MD-90-30 series aircraft, requiring the replacement of certain ground block screws with new ones.