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51In phaseFluctuating magnitudes whose limiting or corresponding values occur simultaneously are `in phase` otherwise they are `out of phase`......
2984In-line tube valvesTube valves used in the central portion of the conduits. These are longer in size and have nozzles at 30o and are susceptible to cavitation at partial.....
7169IncinerationA controlled process by which solid, liquid or gaseous combustible wastes are burned and changed into noncombustible gases.  The residue produced cont.....
6448Incipient erosionThe initial stages of erosion, especially with reference to gullying......
7478Incipient lethal level That level of a toxic substance beyond which 50 per cent of a population of organisms cannot live for an indefinite period of time. Incipient lethal l.....
1323Incised riverA river which has cut its channel through the bed of the valley floor, as opposed to one flowing on a floodplain......
5748IncisingPuncturing of the lateral surface of a resistant wood as an aid in securing penetration of the preservative......
3893Inclined baffle fish ladderA fish ladder, in which the baffles are not perpendicular to the flow. This type can again be classified as `inclined baffle fish ladder - notch type`.....
2308Inclined crested weirA weir with a sloping crest from one side to the other (illustrated)......
3530Inclined drop, Inclined baffle drop, Inclined fall, Glacis type drop, Glacis type fall, Inclined drop structure, Inclined fall structure, Glacis type drop structure, or Glacis type fall structureA fall in which a hydraulic jump is designed to form on the downstream glacis for dissipating energy of the high velocity jet in the course of the cha.....
1187Inclined gauge, Sloping gaugeA staff gauge on a slope, graduated to read vertical heights above a datum......
3924Inclined shootA rectangular barrel converging towards its lower end, to convey water from the upstream of a drop to the vanes of the grid wheel......
2758Inclined tunnel spillwayA spillway comprising a steeply inclined tunnel connected to the reservoir and having control devices (gates) at its inlet end......
2997Incoherent alluviumLoose material which can readily be scoured or deposited. The material may range from very fine sand and silt in rivers and canals with small slopes, .....
7122Incompatible wasteA waste that is unsuitable for placement in a given device or facility because it may cause corrosion or decay of container materials or intermix with.....
1131Incompetent stratumA stratum unable to stand without support......
2189Incomplete fertilizer, or Single carrierA commercial fertilizer not having all three of the fertilizer elements......
9062Incorporation by referenceInclusion of, as an official part of the contract drawings, references, specifications or other data by referring to known building codes, departmenta.....
8179IncrementThe increase in the numerical contents of a counter. An increment of one is usually assumed, unless otherwise specified. .....
9129Increment in land revenue, Water advantage rate, or Canal advantage rateA charge added to land rent payable to the government by cultivators and is based on increased benefit derived annually by the cultivators on account .....
8840IncrementalismTaking decisions with small bits rather than with large leaps......
4309IncrustationAny clogging or stoppage of a well screen, or the water-bearing formation surrounding it, that is the result of a deposition or collection of material.....
137IndependenceTwo events are independent if the probability that one of them will have a certain outcome is the same, no matter what the outcome of the other, i.e. .....
138Independent trialsThe successive trials of an event are said to be independent if the probability of outcome of every trial is independent of the outcome of the others......
253Independent variableWhen a variate y is expressed as a function of variables x1, x2 etc., plus a stochastic term, the x are known as independent variables. Also referred .....
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