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spring

Vox populi
1. A source of natural water. See Natural spring.
2. A coiled metal wire used to provide tension to mechanical devices.
3. A season between winter and summer.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

spring

[AS. springan, to jump]
1. The season of the year that comes after winter and before summer. Synonym: vernal
2. The quick movement of a body to its original position through its elasticity.
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Sterling Arms Double Shotgun Part Dimensions Part Dimensions Sear Coil Springs (2) 1" x 0.185" (0.085" wire diameter) Top Lever Coil Spring (1) 1.250" x 0.240" (0.063" wire) Hammer Main Coil Springs (2) 0.750" x 0.325" (0.070" wire) Cocking Lever Receiver Pin (1) 1.300" x 0.140" Cocking Lever/Trip Coil Spring (1) 0.500" x 0.370" (0.040" wire) Firing Pins (2) 0.740" x 0.245"; 0.128" (small end) Firing pin retainer screws (2) 0.455", 8-32 threads; Cocking Lever pin cap screws (2) 0.170", 8-32 threads; Sear retainer receiver screws (2) 0.290", 8-32 threads; Top Lever Retainer Screw (1) 0.295", 0.382" (head), 4-40 threads
The SMA-SE coil springs were mechanically characterized by Instron 5582 at room temperature, using quasistatic load, with displacement control at 3mm/min up to 445% strain.
Our previous study [23] demonstrated that nickel-titanium (NT) coil springs could be used to modulate spinal growth through the application of asymmetric compression to the vertebral growth plate, but it only applied a single spring load to the lumbar spine and could not modulate the spinal growth in different dimensions.
The use of this uprighting spring incorporating helix and a open coil spring is a simple and effective method for molar uprighting.
With its coil spring suspension kits now being made available to the larger public, Strut Pro ensures its leading position in the industry as well as the satisfaction of all customers.
My man at the garage assures me that he has not changed as many coil springs for 12 years as he has in recent times following the epidemic of traffic humps.
The TPU elastomer in the upper portion of the coil spring isolator and jounce bumper system significantly reduces noise levels and eliminates the need for a steel jounce cup.
The 5000 also features an 8.7-cm (3.42-inch) blade machined from 154CM hardened to 58-60 HRC, as well as Benchmade's patented Axis Lock system plus a coil spring that is activated when the locking bar is pulled and a safety that moves behind the locking bar, thus preventing the bar from releasing the blade at any time.
Ruger has utilized coil springs. The advantage to the coil spring is that the load is spread equally throughout the spring, with an increase in spring life of about 700 percent.
A disk v alve and coil spring combination are used in place of conventional reed valves for the discharge valve system, which reduces over-compression loss owing to its larger flow area and provides axial single-direction refrigerant flow.
The Lupo's springs are produced by Muhr und Bender, a German coil spring maker (its American unit is Mubea).
But Tenneco Automotive now uses bar code labels on each coil spring and strut to sort parts for a modular strut assembly used in a new minivan.