prime mover


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prime mover

 
a muscle that acts directly to bring about a desired movement.
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As per the Auto Development Policy (ADP) 2016-2021, HS codes which include concrete mixer lorries (8705.4000), prime movers (8701.2040), designers designed for off-highways use (8704.1090) and etc are restricted to age limit of five years.
Concurrent activation potentiation is a type of potentiation phenomenon that is proposed to increase prime mover activation via simultaneous contractions remote from the prime mover (2).
More recently, he was the "prime mover" behind Welshpool mart's switch to a new site on the town's outskirts.
While militant atheists such as Stephen Hawking will doubtless rejoice at closing in on the physical prime-mover particle, people of faith will doubtless ask, "Who's the prime mover behind the Higgs particle?"
However, the control of the multiple components required to enable the distribution and utilization of the electrical power and recovered thermal energy from the prime mover, and the integration with the building space conditioning system involves determining an array of setpoints such that the performance of the ensemble meets energy and comfort goals.
He was the prime mover behind the 1986 law that imposed sanctions on South Africa's apartheid regime, an effort that involved passing it; having President Reagan veto it (he opposed sanctions); drafting and passing a watered-down version; having Reagan veto that; and corralling a two-thirds super-majority to overturn the second veto.
Without appropriate explosion protection, the prime mover can be the source of an ignition, a very real problem for many installations that operate without protection.
And William Smith - described as the prime mover in the drug conspiracies - was jailed yesterday.
The nature of the thermal energy produced by the prime mover (i.e., amount, temperature) depends on the prime mover type.
It's always been clear that Ike was a prime mover in the creation, expansion, and solidifying of the so-called military-industrial complex.
A further pounds 34,000, from leading bookmakers' profits on the race and other donations, has been put into a fund the IJF will use to build a facility in the north on the lines of Lambourn's Oaksey House, which has been given the working title the House that Jack Built, after its prime mover, former trainer Jack Berry.