displacement unit

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Noun1.displacement unit - a unit of measurement of volume or capacitydisplacement unit - a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
cu in, cubic inch - the volume equal to a cube one inch on each side
cu ft, cubic foot - the volume equal to a cube one foot on each side
cord - a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet
liquid measure, liquid unit - a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers)
dry measure, dry unit - a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
cran - a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
field capacity - the maximum amount of water that a particular soil can hold
kor, homer - an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
hin - ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons
fathom, fthm - (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
acre-foot - the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot; 43,560 cubic feet or 1233.5 cubic meters
acre inch - one twelfth of an acre-foot
board foot - the volume of a piece of wood 1 foot square and 1 inch thick
standard - a board measure = 1980 board feet
cubic yard, yard - a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
last - a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels
volume - the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object; "the gas expanded to twice its original volume"
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The supply air unit is originally designed as a general displacement unit. In displacement ventilation there are some goals must be satisfied such as clam operation, thermal comfort, low velocity and low noise diffuser.
New Focus ST is powered by a 250 PS version of Ford's 2.0-litre EcoBoost engine that delivers the power of a larger displacement unit with the fuel efficiency of a smaller engine.
The Topturn X can be fitted with a separate side displacement unit so material can be placed in a neighboring windrow.
The pump is a variable displacement unit and a 4-20 mA signal is normally used to control the displacement/flow of the pump and therefore the speed of the hydraulic motor.
The self-priming, positive displacement unit resembled a six-chambered revolver cylinder, with dual-headed pistons that bottomed midway in the chamber, giving the equivalent of 12 pumping chambers.
The Vilter Mini-Screw (VSM) Compressor, part of Vilter Manufacturing Corp.'s line of single-screw compressors, is a rotary, positive displacement unit that incorporates a main screw and two gaterotors.