close-coupled


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close-coupled

a characteristic of conformation, used usually to refer to a horse, meaning that the body is short and compact with no weakness in the loin; the costal arch to stifle distance is short and the flank region well muscled.
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On close-coupled WCs, lift out the cistern to disconnect the siphon.
Shown here is the cloakroom basin with close-coupled WC.
Capable of being close-coupled with standard NEMA and metric IEC frame motors, the patented SWIFT motor connection system eliminates fretting corrosion.
The R&T program will be close-coupled to the business strategy and will take account of the uncertainty and unexpected events that are butt into the business scenarios.
In fact, full close-coupled calculations show that, for Na MOT temperatures, l > 1-wave wavefunctions outside of the barrier are almost independent of the shape of the electrostatic potentials inside the centrifugal barrier.
Numerous close-coupled models provide higher efficiency, with lower horsepower, lower NPSH requirements and longer MTBR.
Weissman continued, "We are excited about the Ambient close-coupled contactless smart card technology in which interest has already been expressed by substantial technology partners and financial institutions.
The advanced aftertreatment system includes a close-coupled diesel oxidation catalyst, a NOx adsorber catalyst and a combined diesel oxidation/particulate filter.
The key features and benefits of the M Series includes; a high-head, low-flow capability which minimises the need for bypass requirements, hydraulically and dynamically balanced impellers which are designed to handle liquids containing up to 20 percent entrained gas and a close-coupled design which eliminates alignment issues.
The Solution: The piston pumps were replaced with two Hydra-Cell close-coupled triplex diaphragm pumps with AC inverter rated motors which were installed to pump the demineralised water.
1 but he is more close-coupled than Sea The Stars, as you would expect for an Invincible Spirit.
The Moyno[R] 1000 close-coupled positive displacement pump is said to provide greater versatility and performance advantages over other types of positive displacements pumps.