Parallel Plate Intake

Science / Tides and Currents / Parallel Plate Intake: Intake of a stilling or protective well with two parallel plates attached below. The plates are typically three times the diameter of the well and are spaced three inches apart. The plates are used to minimize current-induced draw-down (Bernoulli effect) error in water level measurements.

Other Words for Parallel

Parallel Noun Synonyms: analogue, match, homologue, equivalent, complement, counterpart, equal, coequal
Parallel Adjective Synonyms: similar, corresponding, congruent, analogous, analogic(al), correspondent, like, matching, homologous, coordinate, equivalent, coequal, proportional, proportionate, pari passu, mutatis mutandis, in proportion, uniform, contemporary or cotemporary
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Other Words for Plate

Plate Noun Synonyms: layer, leaf, sheet, pane, panel, lamina, slab
Plate Adjective Synonyms: platter, dish, trencher, charger
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Plate Appearance

Entertainment / Baseball / Plate Appearance: The aggregate of a player's at-bats, walks, sacrifice hits (bunts and flies) and hit by pitches. MORE

Plate

Business / Construction / Plate: Normally a 2 X 4 or 2 X 6 that lays horizontally within a framed structure, such as: Sill plate MORE

Pindeck (Plate)

Entertainment / Bowling / Pindeck (Plate): The area upon which the pins are set. MORE

Plate Camera

Entertainment / Photography / Plate Camera: Camera designed to take glass plates but often adapted to take cut film. MORE

Plate Tectonics

Science / Biology / Plate Tectonics: The movement of the plates that make up the surface of the Earth. The revolutionary paradigm in geology that the earths crust is composed of rigid segments (plates) in constant (although considered sl MORE

Platelets

Science / Biology / Platelets: In vertebrates, cell fragments that bud off from the megakaryocytes in the bone marrow; carry chemicals needed for blood clotting. Cell fragment functioning in blood clotting. MORE

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