Type of muscle contraction in which muscle increases its force while it shortens (to accommodate an increasing load).
The heat generated in a nuclear reactor as a result of residual radioactivity in the fuel elements, after shutting reactor.
Frequencies and harmonic introduced into the sound reproduction to improve non-linear part of the transmission path.
From a set of characters that contain both letters and numerals, most typewriter characters are excluded and that are reserved for programming.
Small mass of glandular tissue detached from a gland of similar structure and function. They can be found in reproductive system, near adreanal glands, in the intestine.
A machine used for transferring water from a lower point into irrigation canals, via rotation of the
An image on an x-ray film derived by the radiation emitted from a specimen that was treated or injected with a radioactively labeled isotope.
This term applies to departure from the strict type.
A series motor that operates on AC power. It is part of numerous power tools.
Part of the saddle enclosing the lead screw gears of a lathe.