takeup

takeup

[′tāk‚əp]
(mechanical engineering)
A tensioning device in a belt-conveyor system for taking up slack of loose parts.
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Spokesman Nik Pearson added: "It was removed because of a low takeup.
The FDF also called on the government to broaden takeup before burdening existing partners with more initiatives.
Tackling the low takeup is said to be difficult because of the area's lack of professionally run arts organisations, the absence of any gallery spaces and the fact that its two performing arts venues - the Phoenix Theatre in Blyth and Seaton Delaval Arts Centre - are run by volunteers.
Simon Roddam, from DTZ's office in Manchester, said: "This letting further aids the recovery of office takeup in Warrington, which totalled 136,000 sq ft in the first six months of 2011.
A failure in any one of these areas can be the cause of poor takeup, and goes some way toward explaining why just 28% of users have adopted the organisation's standard BI platform of choice," according to Yuen.
The lowest takeup is in the South-East, where just 41 per cent have such a policy.
The boom of cheap smartphones, coupled with flat data rates from operators, are boosting the takeup of mobile Internet usage around the world.
She said: "All our work aimed at modernising the rules of telecommunications, at promoting the take-up of internet broadband, at developing ultra-fast, competitive and secure next generation networks will be almost useless if we don't promote the takeup of internet based services and of content distribution via the web.
However, the lack of takeup from Racehorse Owners' Association members means only 14 handicappers will be eligible for the significantly lesser sum of pounds 10,000.
The takeup reel in the KC-10 didn't absorb the shock of the probe contacting the basket, which caused a sine wave to go from the basket to the tanker and come back at my jet like a whip.
The new corrosion resistant takeup frame, constructed of 304 series stainless steel, is the latest in a line of Dodge mounted bearing solutions that offer protection against chemicals used for sanitation.
By the early 1990s, the literature reaches a consensus that rights are used by firms with high ownership concentration, where high insider takeup and exercise of the rights can be expected.