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  • Longitudinals

    Fore-and-aft structural shape or plate members attached to the underside of decks, flats, or to the inner bottom...

  • Longliner

    A fishing vessel that employs a long main line supported by floats with shorter lines attached to it with baited...

  • Lookout

    1. Activity carried out by sight and hearing as well as by all available means appropriate for the prevailing circumstances...

  • Louver

    An opening to the weather in a ventilation system, fitted with a series of overlapping vanes at about 45 degrees...

  • Low flame-spread

    Low flame-spread means that the surface thus described will adequately restrict the spread of flame, this being...

  • Low heat value

    Heat content of the fuel with the heat of vaporization excluded. The water vapour is assumed to be in a gaseous...

  • LOW LOSS CONCEPT

    Traditional diesel-electric propulsion consists of several generating sets and drive syste ms, each consisting...

  • Low NOx combustion

    Wärtsilä developed combustion process which reduces the NOx emission level in the diesel engine by up to 25-35...

  • Lower flammable limit (LFL), lower explosive limit

    The concentration of a hydrocarbon gas in air below which there is insufficient amount of hydrocarbon to support...

  • LPG reliquefaction plant

    In a refrigeration cycle, the refrigerant circulates from the evaporator through the compressor to the condenser...

  • LPG tanker

    A gas carrier built for the transportation of petroleum gases in bulk. LPG tankers often can carry some other gases...

  • LPG tanker CELANOVA

    CELANOVA has been built for service around the southern Spanish coasts and the Balearic Islands.

  • Lubricating oil

    A high boiling point product of the crude oil refining process, used to lubricate machinery. Various properties...

  • Lubrication

    The process of minimizing friction and wear between moving metal parts by the formation of an oil film between...

  • Luff (to)

    To raise or lower a derrick or a crane jib.

  • Lumber carrier

    A ship used for the transportation of lumber (timber) and other wood products.

  • Luminaire

    A complete lighting unit consisting of a lamp(s) together with the parts designed to distribute the light, to position...

  • Luminance

    The amount of light emitted from a source (including that reflected from a surface). Luminance is measured in candela-per-square-meter...

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