position indicator


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position indicator

[pə′zish·ən ‚in·də‚kād·ər]
(engineering)
An electromechanical dead-reckoning computer, either an air-position indicator or a ground-position indicator.

position indicator

In an elevator system, a device designed to indicate the position of a car in its hoistway.
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GEMU is launching electrical position indicators for manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves.
Wherever manual adjustment is carried out on production machines, bus-compatible SIKO position indicators are able to optimize the production process in such a way that costly refitting times during product changeovers are kept to a minimum.
In addition, the summary measures indicated that the socioeconomic position disparities were present across the entire distribution of each socioeconomic position indicator rather than just at the extremes, and differed by racial/ethnic population.
Designed for optimum functionality and convenience, the new valves feature a red "snap-on" handwheel for easy removal and installation, an optional lockable handle, and a position indicator. Valves can also be pneumatically actuated for automated control.
Ahead of the driver a large, contoured panel contains the speedometer, tachometer, fuel and engine temperature gauges, an array of warning lamps, including low fuel and door open reminders and, on automatic models, a gear position indicator.
Ahead of the driver a large, contoured panel contains the speedometer, tachometer, fuel and engine temperature gauges, an array of warning lamps including low fuel and door open reminders and, on automatic models, a gear position indicator.
An optional electronic position indicator is offered with Hall effect switches mounted on a custom circuit board for all selector positions.
This Furon PFA injection-molded High-Performance Valve (HPV) features a visual position indicator that clearly shows at a glance whether the valve is open or closed.
The analog quartz watch, priced at 28,000 yen, incorporates a small globe about 2 centimeters in diameter and indicates time with an earth-dial (a dome-shaped 24-hour hand), a position indicator, and a minute hand.
The real-time option provides a traditional plan position indicator display that plots each successive sweep of the donor radar's antenna with a fade control adjusting clutter levels and contact intensities.

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