fluid reservoir

fluid reservoir

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • brake fluid reservoir — In an automobile, it is a translucent tank located in front of the master cylinder. It usually has two chambers containing brake fluid. In a motorcycle, it may be found on the handlebar (for the front brake) or near the back of the bike (for the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • reservoir — [1] Any container filled with fluid. [2] The space between the outer and inner tubes of a double tube shock absorber which takes up the oil squeezed out of the working chamber corresponding to the volume of the piston rod immersed in the working… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • reservoir — [rez′ər vwär΄, rez′əvwär΄; rez′ər vwôr΄, rez′əvwôr, rez′ər vôr΄, rez′ərvôr΄] n. [Fr réservoir < réserver: see RESERVE] 1. a place where anything is collected and stored, generally in large quantity; esp., a natural or artificial lake or pond… …   English World dictionary

  • Fluid power — is the technology of exploiting the properties of fluids to generate, control, and transmit power as a result of the pressurization of fluids.As the term fluid refers either to gases or to liquids, fluid power is also subdivided into the… …   Wikipedia

  • Reservoir engineering — is a branch of petroleum engineering, typically concerned with maximizing the economic recovery of hydrocarbons from the subsurface.Of particular interest to reservoir engineers is generating accurate reserves estimates for use in financial… …   Wikipedia

  • reservoir — ► NOUN 1) a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply. 2) a place where fluid collects, especially in rock strata or in the body. 3) a receptacle or part of a machine designed to hold fluid. 4) a supply or source of… …   English terms dictionary

  • Fluid pipes — are a phenomenon driven by surface tension. When a pure water jet impinges on a reservoir, capillary waves are excited and propagate up the jet at the same speed that the jet falls.References*A related thesis was written by Hancock, M.J. and Bush …   Wikipedia

  • reservoir — /rez euhr vwahr , vwawr , vawr , rez euh /, n. 1. a natural or artificial place where water is collected and stored for use, esp. water for supplying a community, irrigating land, furnishing power, etc. 2. a receptacle or chamber for holding a… …   Universalium

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