Definition of Dashpots

1. Noun. (plural of dashpot) ¹



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Definition of Dashpots

1. dashpot [n] - See also: dashpot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dashpots

dashers
dashes
dashi
dashier
dashiest
dashiki
dashikis
dashing
dashing hopes
dashingly
dashingness
dashis
dashism
dashkovaite
dashpot
dashpots (current term)
dasht
dashy
dasing
dasn't
dast
dastard
dastard(a)
dastardies
dastardize

Literary usage of Dashpots

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Steam Engine Troubles, a Practical Treatise for the Engineer, Telling how to by Hugo Hamkens (1919)
"Leathers in dashpots are objectionable. Single plunger pots are not satisfactory for varying ... Varying loads require frequent adjustment on dashpots. ..."

2. Valves and Valve-gearing: A Practical Text-book for the Use of Engineers by Charles Hurst (1907)
"It will be convenient to conclude this chapter with a few remarks on dashpots. dashpots.—The vacuum dashpot shown by Fig. 129 rests upon a cast-iron plate ..."

3. Mechanical Equipment of Buildings: A Reference Book for Engineers and Architects by Louis Allen Harding, Arthur Cutts Willard (1917)
"The space above and between the inner and outer dashpots A and В is filled with live steam ... This steam in the dashpots cushions the valve in closing. ..."

4. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention (1904)
"Are steam-actuated dashpots entirely reliable and satisfactory in connection with Corliss valve gear when operated at speeds as high as 15o rpm' What ..."

5. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"Liquid resistances with glycerine in the dashpots were tried at Bradford, but were too much affected by changes of temperature ; oil dashpots also gave ..."

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