Lost motion

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Of course there was much confusion and lost motion at first, but eventually Ja got them in hand, detailing squads of them under competent chiefs to certain work.
'We now have far less lost motion on the machines in production.
It has been discovered that at higher speeds, the unpredictable behavior of the hydraulic lost motion mechanism during engine brake cause unstable strain values to occur on the rocker arm.
--Model II--based on a number and position of lost P frames in GOP and a cumulative size of lost motion vectors (as illustrated in Fig.
The grader's weight determined how big a tractor or how many animals were needed to move as much material efficiently with the least amount of lost motion from the blade.
All the men required surgery, one lost motion in his arms and another lost the ability to move all of his limbs after the injuries.
"It was a lost motion. The members who raised the motion were defeated because in the constitution of Warrap 36 members are required for a vote impeaching governor.
They do not permit the user to fully flex or extend the elbow, they do not prevent lost motion between the bones of the remaining limb and the distal prosthetic structure during active lifting, and they do not load the bone uniformly but rather concentrate the load near the ends.
"Honda would carry out preventive part replacement of the 'lost motion spring' in the valve train for 57,853 units of the 3rd Generation City, manufactured from November 2008 to December 2009," a company statement said.
The company said, 'HSCI is proactively replacing the part (lost motion springs) which are compressed by rocker arms in normal engine use, may bend or break over time resulting in abnormal engine noise and potentially causing engine stalling.'