1. A double boiler. 2. In plumbing, a steam table. 3. A secondary water reservoir into which other pots are inserted to hold or maintain temperature.
1. A blunt caulking iron usually with a thin offset blade. 2. An offset handle tool for inserting and packing yarn, jute, etc., in the annulus of fittings, etc.
Outside Screw and Yoke.
The height of a liquid measured within a vessel when the contained liquid is at rest.
As the velocity (speed) of water increases, the pressure decreases. The venturi effect can create a vacuum (sub-atmospheric pressure condition) in a distribution system. Also known as the Bernoulli’s Principle.
1. A little ring. 2. In architecture; a small molding or ridge. 3. The space in the hub of cast iron pipe to be filled with sealant.
A jelly like matrix developed by bacteria. Usually associated with activated sludge growths in biological beds.