thumbwheel


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thumbwheel

(ˈθʌmˌwiːl)
n
a small, partially exposed wheel that can be turned with a thumb or finger and is found on various devices such as computers or instruments
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Physicians will now be able to treat longer lesions with just one stent, which is deployed via a thumbwheel delivery system.
Since a scope is the primary way most shooters will go, the rear sight comes off quickly, by loosening two thumbwheel knobs on the clamp that holds it.
Years ago, when I first heard the term "runaway trim," my initial thought was something along the lines of, "How can that happen?" All of the trim systems I'd seen up to that time had been manual, unassisted crank, lever or thumbwheel affairs, which rely on the pilot grabbing something and moving it to achieve the desired change.
Differences are the placement of the LVL button, a discreet BC mode on the Garmin, and use of a thumbwheel versus an up-down toggle.
Adjustments to comb height and length of pull are easily accomplished by turning their respective thumbwheels. Length of pull can be changed from 13 5/8 to 141 3/16 inches, and the comb height adjusts in 0.05-inch increments per thumbwheel click.
Made in Switzerland and retailed by Palmer, the chrome case has a thumbwheel at 10 o'clock to alter tempo and operates like a stopwatch with a single hand pivoting from its anchor at six o'clock.
Aspirate/dispense speed can be finely tuned using thumbwheel and triggers.
The Tubephone has a basic control module (the set doesn't require batteries) that houses a stereo/mono switch and thumbwheel potentiometers for adjusting volume.
Precise thumbwheel corrections allow the shooter to dial in their shots, and the integral weight tray accommodates up to 100 pounds of lead shot for maximum stability.
M2 PHARMA-September 22, 2016-Zilver PTX Launches Thumbwheel Delivery System in French Market
Options for operators include a keypad/digital thumbwheel interface or a new touchscreen that is removable for remote operation.