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U.S. Commerce Department document, "Shipper's Export Declaration."

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The generation of an electric current, when two conductors of different metals are joined at their ends to form a circuit, with the two junctions kept at different temperatures.

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Short period oscillation in level of enclosed, or partly enclosed, area of water when not due to the action of tide-raising forces.

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An instrument used to measure and record earthquake vibrations and other earth tremors.

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(1) To bind a line with marline, cord, twine, wire, or other "small stuff" to prevent accidental opening or unraveling (2) To freeze up, as a valve.

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To bind with small rope.

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Bound together.

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The cord, twine or other small stuff which is used to seize line.

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A solar absorber surface that has high absorbtance at wavelengths corresponding to that of the solar spectrum and low emittance in the infrared range.

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Glosary corrosion

A material with high absorbtance and low emittance properties applied to or on solar absorber surfaces.

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A watertight cockpit with scuppers, drains, or bailers that remove water.

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Self Discharging

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A method of signaling and communicating using two flags held in position by the signaler, the positions of the flags denoting the meaning.

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Flag signaling with the arms.

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Semi-Submersible (MODU)

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Any material that has a limited capacity for conducting an electric current. Certain semiconductors, including silicon, gallium arsenide, copper indium diselenide, and cadmium telluride, are uniquely suited to the photovoltaic conversion process.

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Deck supported by pillars, fastened to pontoons. The pontoons are half submerged during operations. Kept in position by anchors (or by dynamic positioning). Normally equipped with its own propulsion machinery.

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This committee has jurisdiction on: coal production, distribution and utilization; energy policy; energy research, conservation, and development; hydroelectric power; irrigation; mineral conservation; nonmilitary development of nuclear energy; solar energ ...

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This committee has jurisdiction on the oversight and legislative responsibilities for: coal, nuclear, and non-nuclear energy commercialization projects; DOE National Laboratories; global climate change; new technologies research and development; commercia ...

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