Taxation which is levied in an indirect way rather than being charged directly on an individual's.

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A type of water heater that circulates water through a heat exchanger in a boiler. The heated water then flows into an insulated storage tank.

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(IIEDS)A service for individual investors which puts their orders at the head of any Tandem Systems Queue..

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(IRA)In the US, a tax-deferred retirement savings account which may be set up by people in employment. .

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(ISA)A tax-favoured savings account introduced on 6th April 1999 which replaced PEPs and TESSAs. ISAs.

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A test applied to each machine produced by a manufacturer.

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(ITR)The London Stock Exchange's report provides historic turnover data for individual equity and fixed.

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An air flow caused by a fan that draws air through the heat exchanger core in a uniform pattern to dissipate the sensible heat.

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Placing a port on a vessel's itinerary because the volume of cargo offered at that port justifies the cost of routing the vessel.

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A curved inlet section on an impeller.

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The production of an electric current in a conductor by the variation of a magnetic field in its vicinity.

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A device that converts the mechanical energy of rotation into electricity based on electromagnetic induction. An electric voltage (electromotive force) is induced in a conducting loop (or coil) when there is a change in the number of magnetic field lines ...

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A motor in which a three phase (or any multiphase) alternating current (i.e. the working current) is supplied to iron-cored coils (or windings) within the stator. As a result, a rotating magnetic field is set up, which induces a magnetizing current in the ...

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Person given a passage in one of H.M. ships; usually on compassionate grounds.

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An atmosphere in an area of heavy industry with soot, fly ash, and sulfur compounds as the principal constituents.

An assurance policy on the life of an individual where weekly or monthly premiums are regularly paid.

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The thermal energy used in an industrial process.

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An anode that is insoluble in the electrolyte under the conditions prevailing in the electrolysis.

A gas that does not react with other substances; e.g. argon or krypton; sealed between two sheets of glazing to decrease the U-value (increase the R-Value) of windows.

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Any one of six gases, helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon, all of whose shells of planetary electrons contain stable numbers of electrons such that the atoms are chemically inactive.

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