A partially ordered set in which any two elements have a least upper bound and a greatest lower bound.
A tradesman engaged in shipbuilding, whose function it is to
In a knitted structure, esp stockings, a defect caused by the breaking of stitches resulting in the thread reverting in long runs in the wale direction to its original linear form.
That stile of a door in or on which the lock is fastened.
The ratio of the total area of leaves of a plant or crop to the area of soil available to it.
A warp-knitted fabric in which some of the loops are plucked by wires in a subsequent raising process,
Said of an oscillator when it is held to a specific frequency by an external source,
An essentially ionic interpretation of bonding in transition metal compounds, in which the spectroscopic and magnetic properties are rationalized in terms of the distortion of the non- bonding d-electrons of the metal by the electric field of the ligands,
Apparatus in which a rectangular tank is used to measure surface tension of a liquid.
A shaft coupling capable of instant disconnection, as distinct from a fast coupling.