In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We believe that sugar managers had the technology to measure the weight of cut cane that individual harvesters brought to the railhead or flume.
- Back at the block operation, trays are lifted out of the brine tank and the cheese is herded into another flume, which takes the blocks through the washer for a rinse-off before packaging.
- Often the animals were placed in water flumes and required to swim continuously against a current generated by a pump.
- Wave transformation and sediment mobilization processes are difficult to understand and predict in a laboratory flume, under controlled conditions, without obstructions.
- Indeed this assumption is made when inducing microturbulent flow to create a rectilinear flow profile in flumes.
- The flume recirculates both water and sediment in order to provide a continuous supply of heterogeneous sand particles under steady flow conditions during the course of each experiment.
- Video recordings were made of the overhead view of fish swimming in a re-circulating flume at 10 deg C across of range of steady swimming speeds.
- Others have used the endurance of fish swimming steadily at a given speed in a flume or a gantry tank to measure maximum sustainable swimming performance.
- According to Pearl, Pennoyer constructed a flume that carried stream water to the site for washing out and screening crystals.
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