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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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Emirates will evaluate the performance and durability of the 3D printed air vent grills and video monitor shrouds before further roll out across its fleet.
Emirates' 3D-printed video monitor shrouds have undergone a range of structural, durability, flammability and chemical tests and are also in the process of receiving EASA certification for airworthiness for aircraft interior cabin parts.
You screwed in the barrel, then attached the shroud and the barrel nut and with the final adjustment, you inserted the supplied feeler gauge for a precise fit.
As each shroud is completed he reads the soldier's name out loud and symbolically crosses them off the list.
Rob Heard with some of the 19,240 shroud figures created for the exhibition, symbolically crossing one of the names of the fallen off the list after completing a figure (right) and shroud figures laid out on the grass (below)
MTG's wing shrouds for mining equipment also provide a robust design that is well suited for heavy-duty applications in highly abrasive terrain.
The slogan, "Being a soldier who wears a shroud for the leader with the shroud," is apparently in reference to Erdoy-an, who frequently reminds his audiences during his speeches that he departed for his holy voyage in politics with a shroud -- a clear reference to the idea that he is ready to be a martyr.
While scratching my head trying to figure out how to turn those darn threads it occurred to me that the hole in the bolt shroud that the firing pin goes through has flats on two sides.
Each screen has hooks and a thumbscrew and locknut to secure it to the fan shroud.
44s started out with shrouds beneath their barrels to protect ejector rods.
Antonio Lombatt, of the Universita Popolare in Parma, Italy, said the false shrouds circulated in the Middle Ages, but most of them were later destroyed.
At the time we were having difficulties getting our equipment to produce the shrouds with the right degree of 'give' and Plastribution provided invaluable advice that helped us solve the technical challenge and at the same time reduced our costs.