adhesion of wheels


adhesion of wheels
n зчеплення колес

English-Ukrainian military dictionary. 2015.

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  • adhesion — adherence, adhesion Both words were adopted from French in the 17c, and come from the Latin verb which also gives us our verb adhere. Adherence is now mostly used in figurative senses relating to beliefs, loyalties, laws and regulations, etc.,… …   Modern English usage

  • adhesion — adhesional, adj. /ad hee zheuhn/, n. 1. the act or state of adhering; state of being adhered or united: the adhesion of parts united by growth. 2. steady or devoted attachment, support, etc.; adherence. 3. assent; concurrence. 4. Physics. the… …   Universalium

  • adhesion — n. 1 the act or process of adhering. 2 the capacity of a substance to stick fast. 3 Med. an unnatural union of surfaces due to inflammation. 4 the maintenance of contact between the wheels of a vehicle and the road. 5 the giving of support or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rail adhesion — Driving wheel of steam locomotive The term adhesion railway or adhesion traction describes the most common type of railway, where power is applied by driving some or all of the wheels of the locomotive. Thus, it relies on the friction between a… …   Wikipedia

  • Factor of adhesion — In railroad engineering, the factor of adhesion of a locomotive is the weight on the driving wheels divided by the starting tractive effort. This is an important statistic, because obviously extra power is pointless if there s not enough traction …   Wikipedia

  • factor of adhesion — Railroads. the ratio of the force that can be exerted on driving wheels with full traction to the weight on the driving wheels, usually expressed as a percentage. Also called adhesion, adhesive factor. * * * …   Universalium

  • factor of adhesion — Railroads. the ratio of the force that can be exerted on driving wheels with full traction to the weight on the driving wheels, usually expressed as a percentage. Also called adhesion, adhesive factor …   Useful english dictionary

  • total adhesion locomotive — noun : a locomotive with all wheels coupled to act as driving wheels …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cable car (railway) — A cable car or cable railway is a mass transit system using rail cars that are propelled by a continuously moving cable running at a constant speed. Individual cars stop and start by releasing and gripping this cable as required. Cable cars are… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of rail terminology — Rail transport Operations Track Maintenance High speed Gauge Stations …   Wikipedia

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