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  • 1adjustable-pitch —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective of an airplane propeller : having means of pitch adjustment of the blades while at rest but incapable of such adjustment while in motion * * * /euh jus teuh beuhl pich /, adj. (of a marine or aircraft propeller)… …

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  • 2adjustable-pitch — /euh jus teuh beuhl pich /, adj. (of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed while the propeller is stationary, chiefly to suit various conditions of navigation or flight. Cf. controllable pitch. [1905 10] * * * …

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  • 3adjustable-pitch — /ədʒʌstəbəl ˈpɪtʃ/ (say uhjustuhbuhl pich) adjective (of a propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed to suit various conditions of flight …

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  • 4adjustable propeller — A propeller with blades that can be set to a desired pitch on the ground when the propeller is at rest. The pitch of the propeller blades cannot be adjusted in flight. Also known as adjustable pitch propeller …

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  • 5Adjustable-speed drive — (ASD) or variable speed drive (VSD) describes equipment used to control the speed of machinery. Many industrial processes such as assembly lines must operate at different speeds for different products. Where process conditions demand adjustment… …

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  • 6pitch — pitch1 [pich] n. [ME pich < OE pic < L pix (gen. picis) < IE base * pi , to be fat > FAT] 1. a black, sticky substance formed in the distillation of coal tar, wood tar, petroleum, etc. and used for waterproofing, roofing, pavements,… …

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  • 7Pitch of brass instruments — The following is a comparison table of the pitch of the common brass instruments in descending order of pitch. Whereas it is usually quite easy to determine whether an instrument is pitched in, say, F or B♭ or E♭, it is not always obvious which… …

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  • 8controllable-pitch — /keuhn troh leuh beuhl pich /, adj. (of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed during navigation or flight; variable pitch. Cf. adjustable pitch. [1935 40] * * * …

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  • 9controllable-pitch — /keuhn troh leuh beuhl pich /, adj. (of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed during navigation or flight; variable pitch. Cf. adjustable pitch. [1935 40] …

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  • 10Controllable pitch propeller — A controllable pitch propeller (CPP) or variable pitch propeller is a type of propeller with blades that can be rotated around their long axis to change their pitch. If the pitch can be set to negative values, the reversible propeller can also… …

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  • 11Absolute pitch — (AP), widely referred to as perfect pitch, is the ability of a person to identify or recreate a musical note without the benefit of a known reference.DefinitionAbsolute pitch, or perfect pitch, is the ability to identify the frequency or musical… …

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  • 12variable-pitch propeller — noun propeller for which the angle of the blades is adjustable • Hypernyms: ↑propeller, ↑propellor * * * variable pitch propeller noun (aeronautics) A propeller with blades movable by mechanical means during rotation to optimize the pitch for… …

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  • 13fixed-pitch propeller — «FIHKST PIHCH», a propeller in which the pitch, or blade angle, is not adjustable and not variable …

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  • 14cyclic-pitch control — noun : control of the lateral and longitudinal motion of a helicopter by means of an adjustable device that varies the pitch of the rotor blades during each rotation cycle so that there can be forward, backward, or lateral motion …

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  • 15ground-adjustable propeller — A propeller whose pitch can be adjusted only on the ground when it is not running …

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  • 16Electronic tuner — Pocket sized Korg chromatic LCD tuner, with simulated analog indicator needle The term electronic tuner can refer to a number of different things, depending which discipline you wish to study. In the Discipline of radio frequency electronics an… …

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  • 17Aircraft engine controls — provide a means for the pilot to control and monitor the operation of the aircraft s powerplant. This article describes controls used with a basic internal combustion engine driving a propeller. Some optional or more advanced configurations are… …

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  • 18Ikarus C42 — Infobox Aircraft name=C42 caption= type=Fixed wing microlight aircraft manufacturer=Comco Ikarus GmbH designer=Hans Gygax first flight=1996 introduced= retired= status= primary user= more users= produced= number built=650+ unit cost= approx… …

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  • 19Ultralight trike — An ultralight trike, also known as a flex wing trike, weight shift control aircraft, microlight trike, deltatrike[1] or motorized deltaplane,[2] is a type of powered hang glider using a high performance Rogallo wing coupled to a propeller powered …

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  • 20Ikarus IK 2 — infobox Aircraft name = Ikarus IK 2 type = fighter manufacturer = Ikarus A.D. caption = designer = Kosta Sivcev, Ljubomir Ilic first flight = 22 April 1935 introduced = 1935 retired = 1944 status = primary user = Royal Yugoslav Air Force more… …

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