Electronics (Mike Jaroch)
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A silicon-based, high-temperature lubricant applied to threaded components
to aid in their removal after they have been subjected to rapid heating and cooling .
APERTURE—See SLOT .
ALLOWANCE PARTS LIST (APL)—Repair parts required for units having the equipment/ component listed .
The point in the orbit of a satellite the greatest distance from the earth .
The effect of the earth's rotation on a gyro that causes the spinning axis to appear to make one complete rotation in one day. Also called APPARENT PRECESSION or APPARENT ROTATION .
APPARENT PRECESSION—See APPARENT DRIFT .
APPARENT ROTATION—See APPARENT DRIFT .
The part of a circuit breaker that confines and divides the arc which occurs when the contact of the circuit breaker opens .
(1) In a relay, the movable portion of the relay . (2) The windings in which the output voltage is generated in a generator or in which input current creates a magnetic field that interacts with the main field in a motor .