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Definition of the noun actuation
What does actuation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: actuations
- the act of propelling
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonym of actuation: propulsion
- more generic terms: act / deed / human action / human activity = something that people do or cause to happen
- more specific terms:
- launching / launch = the act of propelling with force
- launching = the act of moving a newly built vessel into the water for the first time
- driving force / thrust / drive = the act of applying force to propel something
- bowl / roll = the act of rolling something
- throw = the act of throwing
- pushing / push = the act of applying force in order to move something away
- pulling / pull = the act of pulling
- heave / raise / lift = the act of raising something
- forcing out / projection / expulsion / ejection = the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
- jumping / jump = the act of jumping
- lob = the act of propelling something (as a ball or shell etc.) in a high arc
- wheeling / rolling = propelling something on wheels
- shooting / shot = the act of firing a projectile
- dribbling / dribble = the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
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Ram actuation is an important element in the Claims, and it had advantages. This is borne out by Claims 2 and 3. The Patentees have deliberately chosen this instead of rotating shafts. [The LORD CHIEF JUSTICE—Suppose in the first Claim“ ...
An Introduction to Industrial Robots, Teleoperators and Robot Vehicles by D.J. Todd
Electric actuation Electric actuation is the dominant method for industrial robots. Most electric robots use servomotors; these can be divided into DC servomotors, which power the majority of existing robots, and a second class sometimes called ...
by david pinto
Actuation is a means by which every collective can fund an individual who is demonstrating the qualities that might help improve the world and thereby release ...
Diesel Engines by H Zhao
pneumatic actuation is a mature technology and very ...
by Nesbitt Hagood IV
However, a serious draw back of hydraulic actuation is the need for supply lines bringing high-pressure hydraulic fluid from a central pumping station, and returning the spent fluid back to the reservoir ( Figure 1).
Passion before Prudence (2014)
Commitment is the Mother of Meaning by Richard M. Gray
Actuation is a motivationalthrust, a directional trend. The goal towardwhichit strives is what Robert White calls “effectance.” Its means of attaining that goal is some form ofcompetence. Participation is also an innate,active, originalstriving.
by LyLa B. Das
them, before passing them on for digital actuation is a great boon, especially as it is all done in the same chip.
by Mahalik N P
The controlled movement is called actuation, which is achieved through piezoelectric, hydraulic, electrostatic, magnetostrictive and thermal method. Passive systems are those which when interfaced with the active system constitute a full ...
by M. D. SINGH, J. G. JOSHI
Actuation is the result of a direct physical action on process directly. In any physical process, there is motion or some sort of action .
Cyclic and Collective (2009)
by Shawn Coyle
The cyclic channel actuation is a simple system, but only usable above VY and it cannot be used simultaneously with an airspeed hold. A simplified description of operation would be if the current altitude is less than the demanded or datum ...
by Avram Bar-Cohen
Of these, diaphragm pumps are most common and employ many different actuation mechanisms. They also incorporate some type of valving for flow rectification. 6.2.1. Diaphragm displacement pumps As shown schematically in Fig. 6.2(a) ...
Pneumatic actuation is generally the first choice in the dairy industry with either a diaphragm or a piston actuator. Spent air can be discharged directly to atmosphere and there are no sparking risks. Because air pressures are generally low (in ...
by Dongqing Li
However, PDMS has several problems for electrokinetic actuation. One is that CE in a PDMS channel supports lower EOF than glass or quartz because there is little negative charge on the surface. A more serious problem is that PDMS is gas ...
by Raymond Hickey
actuation. In theoriesof language change, thetrigger which ...
by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski
Quick adjustment and accidental actuation are acceptable with functional application. Handwheels are not suitable for control tasks requiring tactile and visible feedback. The main operational characteristics of handwheels refer to the control ...
by Mick Friend
This was the cause of many noise complaints, systems now have to either shut down after an actuation and await a reset or disarm the affected alarm point. Alarm upgrade Application - Alarms- Vehicle- Buildings The addition or enhancement ...
Encyclopedia of Agrophysics (2011)
by Jan Gliński, Józef Horabik, Jerzy Lipiec
Scene constraint Actuation Image acquisition Image processing Visible and Thermal Images for Fruit Detection, Figure 1 Generic model of machine vision system. The model has four elements: scene constraint (where target object is located), ...
by Ronald G. Driggers
PHOTONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS TECHNOLOGIES We review some of the key technologies developed for telecom optical componentry, including passive, actuation, and active technologies. We start with the description of passive ...
by Andreas Mortensen
General Considerations A major consideration is the compatibility between the sensing/actuation and the host materials. The stiffness ratio between these different materials is a significant parameter.
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- Pedestrian actuation button removed
The former signal actuation buttons at the intersections of Fillmore and Steiner (and perhaps others) with Lombard have been removed, and the lights now treat the presence of people on foot as the norm rather than the exception.
Photo credit: Eric Fischer
- Pedestrian actuation requirement removed
San Francisco knows how to do a city correctly
Photo credit: Eric Fischer
- Olympus E-3 Shutter Actuation Debug Screen
To access this screen, open the CF card slot, turn on the camera, press the OK + MENU button together to see the firmware version screen, now press the following sequence:
UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, SHUTTER, UP
If you did it right, the screen will change and you can use the arrows to navigate to different pages, if you didn't, close that CF card door and try again.
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Scrabble value of A1C3T1U1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ACTUATION
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- AT AUCTION
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