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pinion

1
1. Chiefly poetic a bird's wing
2. the part of a bird's wing including the flight feathers

pinion

2
a cogwheel that engages with a larger wheel or rack, which it drives or by which it is driven

pinion

[′pin·yən]
(mechanical engineering)
The smaller of a pair of gear wheels or the smallest wheel of a gear train.
(vertebrate zoology)
The distal portion of a bird's wing.
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Additionally, the oscillating pinion enables chronographs to start in less than 2/1000th of a second.
For large machines, with integrated gearboxes but with final pinion-crown mechanism, pinions with hydraulic clearance compensation may be used, instead of advance boxes.
Customers increasingly prefer rack and pinion steering gears to recirculating ball steering gears due to their use of fewer parts, space and weight savings, lower remanufacturing costs, and greater durability.
For the expanded grinding operations, ABB will deliver five dual pinion (2 x 9MW) low-speed mill drive systems for two 36-foot semiautogenous (SAG) and three 26-foot ball mills, and one dual pinion (2 x 5.
com's partnership with Pinion Software provides sourcing professionals and engineers with an unparalleled level of security for their intellectual property when sourcing online for engineered-to-order components.
Pinion Software has seamlessly integrated an embeddable file-security packaging engine with corporate directory adapters to integrate powerful rights management and file security in a seamless manner inside the ProductView Graphics Server.
Pinion Software now offers Directory Adaptors to support the integration of ShareSafe Desktop file security products with existing corporate directories and systems that manage user identities, e.
Continuous protection of valuable product IP and ideas allows companies to conduct their normal course of business with confidence," states Darryl Worsham, president of Pinion Software.
Based on the magazine's review rating system, Pinion Desktop Packager received the highest overall ranking -- 5 Stars -- as a result of the intensive review process.
Introduced with this release of Pinion Receiver are two new packaging products for applying security to files.
Based on the sensitive nature of Advanced Equities' information products, there was a critical need to maintain confidentiality, authenticate recipients, retire information on a specific data, and to track and audit usage," said Darryl Worsham, Pinion Software President.