retarder

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  • This also works as part of the engine brake retarder in the exhaust system.
  • This system provides electronic activation of all braking system components including retarder and engine brake.
  • He then hopes to find a Retarder with which to dilute its present rather excessive potency. Cited from Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells
  • Using such a retarder means that the frictional brakes are kept cool for use at slow speeds.
  • He then hopes to find a Retarder, with which to dilute its present rather excessive potency. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
  • An inert retarder holds a cut of classified railcars to keep them from rolling out of a yard.
  • When a fluid coupling is used for braking it is also known as a retarder.
  • Retarder is The Unband's first major label release.
  • The retarder slows down the engine when brakes are applied.
  • A retarder is a chemical agent that slows down a chemical reaction.
  • When vehicle start, motor assist engine, and braking, motor operating as electric retarder, and accumlate energy to battery.
  • This type of retarder is known as a compression release brake.
  • It can pass through an optional compensator (retarder, quarter wave plate) and falls onto the sample.
  • In the modern retarder yards this work is done by mechanized "rail brakes" called retarders.
  • Additionally, a reversing gear assembly was added and an optional hydrodynamic retarder could be installed if required.
  • A retarder is a device used to augment or replace some of the functions of primary friction-based braking systems, usually on heavy vehicles.
  • In contrast, polarized light travels at lower speed when its electric field vector is aligned with the slow axis of a retarder.
  • The addition of a retarder slows the evaporation rate of the water.
  • Disc brakes on each of the final drives controlled by a transmission retarder provide the braking.
  • Sugar water acts as a retarder for the curing of concrete.
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