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Tower shadow

energy

The alteration in uniform flow of wind due to the presence of the tower

Towing and anchor handling equipment of TOR VIKING

marine

The icebreaking/offshore support vessel TOR VIKING is fitted with a Rauma Brattvaag waterfall winch of 400t pull and 550t brake holding load ratings.

Towing gear

marine

Towing winches, hawser winches, towing hooks, tow bitts.

Towing gear of the Rotor tug RT INNOVATION

marine

The towing gear includes a “waterfall”-type hydraulic main towing winch with three declutchable drums.

Towing gear of the standard type tug SAAM MEXICA

marine

A disc-type towing hook with a safe working load of 65 ton, is fitted together with a double pole towing bitt on the aft deck.

Towing hook

marine

A device created primarily to enable a quick connection to a tow, and secondly to reduce the heeling moment on the tug during ship handling.

Towing hook slipping device

marine

A device which enables slipping of the hook in case of emergency.

Towing pins, guide pins

marine

A pair of hydraulic posts used to contain the work wire or mooring chain within a restricted area at the stern of AHTS vessels.

Towing tank

marine

A long, top-opened tank of a rectangular cross section equipped with a towing carriage that runs on two rails on either side.

Towing winch

marine

A device which controls the steel towline connecting the tug to its tow. It must be designed to transmit the full dynamic towing load to the tug hull, yet be ready to release in a moment in emergency.

Town gas

energy

Town gas is a general term referring to manufactured gaseous fuels produced for sale to consumers and municipalities.

Toxic fluids

marine

Fluids liable to cause death or severe injury or harm to health if swallowed or inhaled or absorbed by skin.

Toxic waste

energy

Toxic waste is any unwanted material in all forms that can cause harm (e.g. by being inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin).

Toxicity

energy

Toxicity is the degree to which a chemical substance or a particular mixture of substances can damage an organism.

Track record

energy

A measure of how well, or badly, a product, person or organisation has performed in the past.

Tracking

marine

The process of observing the sequential changes in the position of a target in order to establish its motion.

Trackways

marine

The rails fitted to the coaming with hatch cover wheels running on them.

Traction

energy

Traction, or tractive force, is the force used to generate motion between a body and a tangential surface, through the use of dry friction, though the use of shear force of the surface is also commonly used.

Traction power network

energy

A traction network or traction power network is an electricity grid for the supply of electrified rail networks.

Trademark

energy

A trademark is a type of intellectual property consisting of a recognizable sign, design, or expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others, although trademarks used to identify services are usually called service marks.

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