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eccentric Tweet Definition of eccentric Like Definition of eccentric on Facebook
noun
  1. A disk or wheel with its axis off centre, giving a reciprocating motion.
  2. One who does not behave like others.
  3. (slang) a kook
adjective
  1. Not at or in the centre.
  2. Not perfectly circular
an eccentric or elliptical orbit
  1. Having a different center.
  2. Deviating from the norm; behaving unexpectedly or differently.
"He has become really eccentric over the years."
  1. (physiology) (of a motion) against or in the opposite direction of contraction of a muscle. (E.g. flexion of the lower arm while flexing the tricep; opening of the jaw while flexing the masseter). (Antonym: Concentric)
ejector Tweet Definition of ejector Like Definition of ejector on Facebook
noun
  1. One who, or that which, ejects or dispossesses.
  2. (Mech.) A jet jump for lifting water or withdrawing air from a space. It´s user to suck vapors or air. {Ejector condenser} (Steam Engine), a condenser in which the vacuum is maintained by a jet pump.
  3. ejector seat: a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute.
  4. That part of the mechanism of a breech-loading firearm which ejects the empty shell.
  5. A lever for removing circuit boards from an electronic chassis.
engine Tweet Definition of engine Like Definition of engine on Facebook
noun
  1. A mechanical device used to produce rotation to move vehicle or otherwise provide the force needed to generate kinetic energy.
  2. A powered locomotive used for pulling cars on railways.
  3. A person or group of people which influence a larger group.
  4. informal: the brain or heart.
erect Tweet Definition of erect Like Definition of erect on Facebook
verb (erects, erecting, erected)
  1. (transitive) To put up by the fitting together of materials or parts.
  2. (transitive) To cause to stand up or out.
adjective
  1. upright, Upright; vertical or reaching broadly upwards.
  2. rigid, Rigid, firm; standing out perpendicularly.
evaporator Tweet Definition of evaporator Like Definition of evaporator on Facebook
noun
  1. A piece of equipment used to evaporate the solvent from a solution
  2. The part of a refrigerator that absorbs heat by evaporating a refrigerant
expansion Tweet Definition of expansion Like Definition of expansion on Facebook
noun
  1. The act or process of expanding.
The of metals and plastics in response to heat is well understood.
  1. The fractional change in unit length per unit length per unit temperature change.
  2. A new addition.
My new office is in the behind the main building.
  1. A product to be used with a previous product.
"This requires the original game-board."
exploded view Tweet Definition of exploded view Like Definition of exploded view on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, technical drawing)
  1. a view in a drawing showing how parts in an assembly fit together
An will show the assembly details well.

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