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electric arc

n.
A luminous discharge of current that is formed when a strong current jumps a gap in a circuit or between two electrodes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electric arc - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric fieldelectric arc - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
brush discharge - discharge between electrodes creating visible streamers of ionized particles
corona discharge, corposant, electric glow, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, St. Elmo's fire, corona - an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
flashover - an unintended electric discharge (as over or around an insulator)
electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
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Electric arc furnaces, with their high melting capacities and low production costs, are commonly used for melting metals in the iron-steel industry [1].
Abstract: The response of different metals such as Zn, Fe, Pb, Cr and Mn during leaching of Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) dust in acid medium has been investigated.
Tenders are invited for Contracts for delivery of overalls and footwear for protection against thermal effects of electric arc for the needs of subsidiaries and affiliates of JSC "RAO Energy System of East" according to the lots
International Resource News-November 27, 2013--Republic Steel starts hot commissioning of new electric arc furnace in Lorain(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
2m long electric arcs in an attempt to create a new record for the longest electric arc in China.
India, July 23 -- The Indian steelmaker BMM Ispat has ordered the core systems, for an electrical steel plant, from Siemens VAI Metals Technologies, including an electric arc furnace specially designed for combined charging of Hot Metal and direct-reduced iron.
Three tenders for the supply of (a) 8,000 tons hot rolled steel coils and 1,700 tons (or 17,000 tons) hot rolled steel sheets to manufacture propane gas bottles, (b) 90 tons copper coated welding wire for general purpose welding to use under all types of gases or gas mixtures for electric arc welding (1.
Mail on Sunday STEEL can be made from scrap in several ways but one of the most effective involves the use of electric arc furnaces, which melt metal using electric currents.
This reconstructed steelmaking complex includes a new electric arc furnace with the COSS system, an upgraded continuous billets caster and a modern scrap metal preparation section.
One of the most effective and simple methods of improving electric arc discharge method for synthesis of carbon nanotubes is the replacement of vacuum system and heat exchanger by liquid environment which has drawn attention of Iranian researchers.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-4 May 2009-Outotec and Real Time Systems Oy team to develop new-generation system for energy-efficiency of electric arc furnaces(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.

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