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pintle

1. a pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge
2. the link bolt, hook, or pin on a vehicle's towing bracket
3. the needle or plunger of the injection valve of an oil engine

pintle

[′pint·əl]
(design engineering)
A vertical pivot pin, as on a rudder or a gun carriage.

pintle

A pin on which something is hung and about which it revolves; esp. one that projects upward.
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Each DCS nozzle is controlled by the combination of independent pintle actuators.
The selection of appropriate weights is driven by sound engineering reasons, such as the importance of fracture-critical members, primary members, and pintle.
The Light Pintle Head consists of the 7.62-mm Mag 58M and of a soft mount that absorbs recoil forces.
The next item to be made was the pintle. The original M2 tripod pintle was a heavy casting with a machined tapered extension on the bottom that fit in a tapered socket in the head.
The swivel arm allows for excellent fields of fire including traversing and elevation, weapons retention with a pintle lock that does not require a pin, and weapons security because it can be secured inside of the turret.
Additionally, equipping Humvees with a device known as the Squad Automatic Weapon Pintle Mount Assembly allows Soldiers to be more secure on patrols than they were without the devices, officials said.
Doncaster stages the pounds 14,000 Doncaster-Racecourse.com Fillies' Handicap in the evening and John Spearing's Pintle seeks to add to her recent victory at Yarmouth.
He won on his debut at the track on Wednesday night and followed up with a comfortable success on Pintle in the Custom Kitchens Fillies' Handicap.
KEMPTON: 6.00 Florian, 6.30 Swift Sailing, 7.00 Pintle, 7.30 Mersey Sound, 8.00 Comfy, 8.30 Liquid Form.
The company also increased cam lift by 0.5 mm and replaced pintle type fuel injectors with orifice type injectors.
This lightweight, high-clearance trailer mounts to your vehicle via a swiveling pintle hitch, making it extremely maneuverable over rugged and twisty terrain.
I dispute that MEUs offer "additional combat power, but not much." In most developing nations where America is arguably most likely to fight, I would venture that a Marine light armored reconnaissance company--with two 81 mm vehicle mounted mortars, two mounted TOW missile launchers, eight 25mm machine guns, nineteen 7.62 pintle and coaxial-mounted machine guns (not to mention small arms)--does in fact add substantial combat power.