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6331TelemetryThe overall process of sensing data, possibly encoding them, and transmitting them to a distant point......
4385Telescopic boringA system of boring in which different- sized tubes are lowered one inside the other in order to reduce, progressively, the frictional resistance as gr.....
4367Temper screwA screw link that connects the drilling cable to the part of the drilling machine that gives the reciprocating motion to the tools; also used for lett.....
556Temperatureimg:equations//555_556_e.jpg.....
1962Temperature coefficientThe factor by which the rate of chemical reaction is multiplied as the result of a 10oC increase in temperature......
4707Temperature control by sprinklingRepeated light sprinklings on the leaves of plants in order to bring down their temperature and thus permit either survival (for those that are sensit.....
557Temperature intervalimg:equations//557_559_e.jpg.....
5708TemperingHeating, to high temperature, but below transformation zone, of hardened steels and holding for specified time at temperatures followed by slow coolin.....
8710Template/TempletA contrivance (device) prepared out of thin board or sheet metal plate cut in a desired pattern and used for cutting/shaping metal, wood or stone in t.....
3097Temporal mean velocityValue of the velocity averaged for a single point of space over a long period of time......
4073Temporary check dam, or Bag checkA strong piece of canvas or plastic used for obstructing the flow of water in a ditch for the purpose of taking out the water into another ditch or fi.....
5865Temporary diversion worksAll works, temporary or permanent, used to divert stream flow temporarily during construction of a structure in the main stream. Such works may, howev.....
2889Temporary flashboardFlashboard that is loosely inserted into sockets set in the crest of a dam, weir or gate, may either be removed before high water is anticipated or is.....
3665Temporary outlet, or Temporary farm turnoutAn outlet that is built for a short period either for a specific purpose after which it is removed or, in the first instance as temporary to be replac.....
9060Temporary works, or Temporary structuresConstructions of any kind that have to be built by the contractor for the purpose of executing permanent works, and are dismantled afterwards......
9091Tender DocumentA formal document issued to potential suppliers during the tender process to enable them to submit the information the project needs to select a prefe.....
9092Tender ManagementThe process of identifying, evaluating and contracting suppliers for the provision of a scope of work to a project. .....
9094Tender ProcessThe process of issuing a Request for Information, Request for Proposal and Supplier Contract to select and contract a preferred supplier to a project......
9033Tender, Bid, or ProposalA written offer usually with an earnest money from a contractor to undertake a work for a certain sum of money. The tender will relate to all conditio.....
4995TensiometerA device for measuring the tension of soil water in the soil consisting of a porous, permeable ceramic cup connected through a tube to a manometer......
6276TensiometerAn instrument used to measure the suction that plant roots have to exert in order to extract moisture from the soil......
1829Tension headThe pressure in the liquid phase of an unsaturated soil, relative to atmospheric pressure, expressed in units of length of water column. In an unsatur.....
387Teraimg:equations//383_402_e.jpg.....
8300TerminalA point at which information can enter or leave a communication network. An input-output device designed to receive data in an environment associated .....
2711Terminal anchorsAnchors built at the outer ends of the penstocks or the upstream and downstream ends of the penstock and outlet headers......
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