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trimming

[′trim·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Removing irregular edges from a drawn part, or parting-line flash from a forging, or gates, risers, and fins from a casting.

trimming

Trimming rafters, or trimmers and trimming joists which form an opening.

trimming

i. The process of using trim tabs to balance out-of-trim forces in flight.
ii. The process of using a trim curve to check the rated output of an engine. It involves operating the engine near takeoff power and obtaining readings of the turbine gas temperature in accordance with the engine trim chart.
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1997) indicates that birds trimmed at 10 weeks of age are likely to experience pain in the two weeks following trimming.
Floating gate trimming utilizes a CMOS transistor or EPAD[R] (Electrically Programmable Analog Device) with a floating gate of polysilicon embedded in the device gate oxide.
I use this tool on horses, cows, and goats and it definitely makes trimming faster and easier.
Written guidelines for trimming include scouting for birds and searching trees for nests even if no birds are spotted in the area.
Why you should care: RPT says that its RoboLase system offers more flexibility than traditional trimming methods because the robot trim path can be quickly modified.
The trimming was done by scalpel-wielding technicians.
KUKA KR 60 Robot to be Used in Pre-Designed Automated Trimming System to Increase Productivity, Throughput, and Reliability
In CNC trimming machines, Geiss will show its cost-effective FZ-ECO series with a PC-based CNC control and a spindle-type head drive.
An effective tree trimming will prolong its life and reduce the risk of fire and other calamities.
Trees are one of the top causes of power outages, so it's important that we address them through proper trimming and maintenance," said NSTAR Senior Arborist Paul Sellers.