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shroud

1. Nautical one of a pattern of ropes or cables used to stay a mast
2. any of a set of lines running from the canopy of a parachute to the harness

shroud

[shrau̇d]
(engineering)
A protective covering, usually of metal plate or sheet.
(horology)
The ends of lantern clock pinions that hold the pins.
(naval architecture)
A principal member of the standing rigging consisting of hemp or wire ropes which extend from or near a masthead to a vessel's side or to the rim of the top of the mast to afford lateral support for the mast.

shroud

A place under ground, as a crypt of a church.

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The four basic elements of a turbine assembly in a gas turbine engine are the case, stator, shroud, and rotor.
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Single entry shrouded centrifugal compressor/impeller.
shroud
i. A sheet-metal cover placed over an air-cooled engine to pick up and force cooling air through the cylinder fins to remove heat.
ii. A peripheral ring called a turbine shroud ring, fitted to prevent the escape of gas past the tips of turbine blades in an axial-flow turbine.
iii. A covering plate on the face of a centrifugal impeller enclosing flow passage and preventing leaks.
iv. A circular duct surrounding the propeller or the propulsive fan.
v. An extension of the fixed surface of an airfoil, projecting behind the hinge line of a movable surface to reduce drag.
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The features of the company's blade shrouds for mining applications include: *A design that can include up to 30% more wear material, compared with competing products.
I found that the bolt shroud would not fit over it but I figured I could tweak it later if needed.
Pope Francis' visit to Turin in Italy on June 21 to venerate the Holy Shroud sparked renewed interest in the cloth that was believed to be the burial cloth of Jesus.
Louise Cooper, ownermanaging director of CooperOwen Music Media Auctions, of London, said: "The shroud is an astonishing relic, created by John Lennon at the height of his fame in 1966".
White Shroud isn't the only guerrilla group acting in Syria alone.
They found that the marks on the shroud did correspond to a crucifixion, but only if the arms were placed above the head in a "Y" position, rather than in the classic "T" depiction, New Scientist reported.
In reality the 3rd Model was the same revolver as 2nd Model except the ejector rod shroud was reinstated, but not the third lock.
This article analyses John Banville's novel Shroud as the protagonist's autobiography which both follows and resists the confessional mode.
The system includes a rotatable shroud being rotatable about a shroud axis, the shroud comprising a side member surrounding a majority of the cutting head cutting surface, a cutting head access window to expose the cutting head for buffing the tire casing, and a vacuum suction port that is adjacent to the cutting head access window.
VATICAN CITY--New scientific tests on the Shroud of Turin, which went on display March 30 in a special TV appearance introduced by the pope, challenge earlier experiments that dated it to the Middle Ages.
VATICAN CITY -- The Shroud of Turin went on display for a special TV appearance Saturday amid new research disputing claims it's a medieval fake and purporting to date the linen some say was Jesus' burial cloth to around the time of his death.
So I got his permission to build a shroud from 3-in, plastic pipe.