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NOUN   an O-ring | O-rings
danser la ronde
to dance ring-a-ring-o' roses
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Translation for 'O ring' from English to French

to dance ring-a-ring-o' roses
danser la rondedansejeux
Usage Examples English
  • All parallel thread valves are sealed using an elastomer O-ring at top of the neck thread which seals in a chamfer or step in the cylinder neck and against the flange of the valve.
  • X-ring and O-Ring chains greatly decrease wear by means of internal lubricants, increasing chain life. The internal lubrication is inserted by means of a vacuum when riveting the chain together.
  • In cases where the blades are removable, the container should have an O-ring or gasket between the body of the container and the base to seal the container and prevent the contents from leaking.
  • Of three manufacturers in North America, Moen and American Standard use cartridges (Moen's being O-ring based, American Standard's being ceramic), while Delta uses rubber seats facing the cartridges.
  • They can also help prevent the O-ring of a yoke type valve from falling out.
  • The commission found that the immediate cause of the "Challenger" accident was a failure in the O-rings sealing the aft field joint on the right solid rocket booster, causing pressurized hot gases and eventually flame to "blow by" the O-ring and contact the adjacent external tank, causing structural failure.
  • Caps of the 1920s had three types of rims: solid rubber (like an o-ring), air-inflated rubber, or a spring encased in rubber.
  • An O-ring, also known as a packing or a toric joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a torus; it is a loop of elastomer with a round cross-section, designed to be seated in a groove and compressed during assembly between two or more parts, forming a seal at the interface.
  • However, male connectors are commonly enhanced with an o-ring (of about 7 [...] mm) inside the captive nut.
  • The elements are both hydraulically and mechanically loaded with a spring or other device to maintain contact.
  • The "Challenger" accident has been used as a case study for subjects such as engineering safety, the ethics of whistleblowing, communications and group decision-making, and the dangers of groupthink.
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