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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 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.
London, June 11 ( ANI ): The Turin Shroud - a linen cloth bearing the image of a bearded man and venerated for centuries as Christ's burial cloth - is not only probably a medieval fake but it is just one of an astonishing 40 so-called burial cloths of Jesus produced over a thousand years after his death, a leading Church historian has claimed.
The shroud for the latest Prioderm lice and nit comb is moulded from a polypropylene/Vistamaxx compound as suggested by Plastribution, the distributor of Vistamaxx propylene-based elastomers in the UK.
Install the second shroud over the second air conditioner in the same way.
Saudi activists also published undated pictures of a demonstration in the east of the kingdom by niqab-wearing women also carrying white shrouds, according to AN NAHAR.
Directed by Kathy Joyce and produced by Sue Walker, SHROUDS is a collaboration between the shysters and their younger company, shystershadows.
It has been 20 years since the scientific world gave its religious counterpart a good kicking by insisting the Turin Shroud, one of the most revered religious relics in the world, was a complete fake, dating back a few hundred years, not thousands.
The decisions were made at a time when the Tokyo-based and Nagoya-based power utilities were considering whether to repair the shrouds in question before resuming operation of the two reactors.
Explaining himself, Shrouds listed common perceptions of the U.
For each new batch of shrouds, the clamping assembly and shroud is given a dry run on an empty ladle to check for proper adjustment of the clamps.
Fifteen died on the first day with the second group cleaning up after the dead - removing plastic bags from their heads and placing purple shrouds over their upper bodies.
Tenders are invited for removing of damaged shrouds and refixing new shrouds to the tubes, cleaning and inspection of ss shrouds of coils, providing of sleeves for eco, ltr & lts area gratings, providing new t pieces in place of missed, damaged t pieces and metal build up of boiler tubes wherever necessary in the areas of shrouds of coils and in path of soot blowing zone of coils of units-5&6 during the annual overhaul period for the 2015-16.