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vermicular

 [ver-mik´u-lar]
wormlike in shape or appearance.

ver·mic·u·lar

(ver-mik'yū-lăr),
Relating to, resembling, or moving like a worm.
[L. vermiculus, dim. of vermis, worm]

vermicular

/ver·mic·u·lar/ (ver-mik´u-ler) wormlike in shape or appearance.

vermicular

(vər-mĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Having the shape of a worm; vermiform.
2. Having wavy markings shaped like worms; vermiculate.
3. Moving like a worm.
4. Caused by or relating to worms.

ver·mic′u·lar·ly adv.

vermicular

[vərmik′yələr]
Etymology: L, vermis, worm
resembling a worm.

ver·mic·u·lar

(vĕr-mik'yū-lăr)
Relating to, resembling, or moving like a worm.
[L. vermiculus, dim. of vermis, worm]

vermicular

wormlike in shape or appearance.
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In this study, a technique was proposed to predict cutting force of austempered vermicular graphite cast irons (VGCI) by using neural network.
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The thermal stress index indicates that there might be a slight advantage for the vermicular graphite cast iron GJV450 compared to the lamellar graphite cast iron GJL250 for higher temperatures.
FeSiMgCe(RE) (nodulizing modifier used, mainly, in the obtaining of ductile graphite iron (Lupinca, Riposan, 2006); in order to obtain the vermicular graphite, we had to use a smaller quantity of modifiers than in the treatment of the pig iron in order to obtain the nodular graphite;
In these samples, the vermicular graphite particles were dissolved rapidly, and graphite re-precipitated in a more nodular shape.
7, one would expect the velocity to be lower due to some vermicular graphite and some large nodules.
The aluminum-silicon alloy used in Audi's production gasoline engines (its production diesels use vermicular cast iron) is used in the block and heads of the 90[degrees] V12 TDI.
22% improve graphite uniformity throughout the block and markedly expand the range of residual Mg, producing a suitable vermicular graphite morphology.
0-liter diesel, on the other hand, is made of high-strength vermicular cast iron that is 15% lighter than grey cast iron.
2] pinhole often consists of a ferrite ring containing vermicular or flake graphite.
Early lab workers will never forget an investigation into the formation of vermicular graphite in heavy-section ductile iron to see if the presence or absence of thermal current in a solidifying mass affected the presence or absence of this undesirable graphite form.