Oil Mist Lubrication-Wet Sump

Technology / Motors / Oil Mist Lubrication-Wet Sump: Similar to Oil Mist Lubrication - Dry Sump, except that a pool of oil is developed in the bearing chamber. This oil pool will continue to supply oil to the bearing in the event that the oil mist is interrupted and is fed from a source outside the bearing housing such as a constant level oiler.

Other Words for Mist

Mist Noun Synonyms: fog, haze, smog, (low-hanging) cloud, vapour, drizzle, mizzle

Other Words for Oil

Oil Noun Synonyms: lubricant, grease, lubricator, unguent


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Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE)

Business / Agriculture / Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE): Revisions to the universal soil loss equation implemented in the mid 1990s to more accurately predict soil erosion caused by water. It includes the same factors as the earlier formula: climate, soils, MORE

Physical Chemistry

Science / Chemistry / Physical Chemistry: A branch of chemistry that studies chemical phenomena from a physical and mathematical perspective. Physical chemistry includes chemical thermodynamics, kinetics, spectroscopy, quantum chemistry, and MORE


Science / Chemistry / Photochemistry: The study of chemical changes caused by light. For example, many of the key reactions that generate smog are photochemical. MORE

Organic Chemistry

Science / Chemistry / Organic Chemistry: The study of compounds that contain carbon chemically bound to hydrogen, including synthesis, identification, modelling, and reactions of those compounds. MORE


Science / Marine Biology / Over-Consumption: The use of resources at a rate that exceeds the ability of natural processes to replace them. MORE