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Index Pump

A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action. [1]

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Air conditioning

Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.

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Airlift pump

An airlift pump is a pump that has low suction and moderate discharge of liquid and entrained solids.

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Artificial heart

An artificial heart is a device that replaces the heart.

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Atmospheric pressure

Atmospheric pressure, sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the pressure within the atmosphere of Earth (or that of another planet).

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Automotive industry

The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.

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Axial-flow pump

An axial-flow pump, or AFP, is a common type of pump that essentially consists of a propeller (an axial impeller) in a pipe.

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Bernoulli's principle

In fluid dynamics, Bernoulli's principle states that an increase in the speed of a fluid occurs simultaneously with a decrease in pressure or a decrease in the fluid's potential energy.

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Bicycle pump

A bicycle pump is a type of positive-displacement air pump specifically designed for inflating bicycle tires.

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Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.

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Bunding, also called a bund wall, is a constructed retaining wall around storage "where potentially polluting substances are handled, processed or stored, for the purposes of containing any unintended escape of material from that area until such time as a remedial action can be taken." Guidance Note on Storage and Transfer of Materials for Scheduled Activities page 7.

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Centrifugal fan

A centrifugal fan is a mechanical device for moving air or other gases.

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Centrifugal pump

Centrifugal pumps are a sub-class of dynamic axisymmetric work-absorbing turbomachinery.

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Chain pump

The chain pump is type of a water pump in which several circular discs are positioned on an endless chain.

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A compressor is a mechanical device that increases the pressure of a gas by reducing its volume.

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Cooling tower

A cooling tower is a heat rejection device that rejects waste heat to the atmosphere through the cooling of a water stream to a lower temperature.

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Diaphragm (mechanical device)

In mechanics, a diaphragm is a sheet of a semi-flexible material anchored at its periphery and most often round in shape.

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Diaphragm pump

A diaphragm pump (also known as a Membrane pump) is a positive displacement pump that uses a combination of the reciprocating action of a rubber, thermoplastic or teflon diaphragm and suitable valves on either side of the diaphragm (check valve, butterfly valves, flap valves, or any other form of shut-off valves) to pump a fluid.

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Drilling fluid

In geotechnical engineering, drilling fluid is used to aid the drilling of boreholes into the earth.

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Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.

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In physics, energy is the quantitative property that must be transferred to an object in order to perform work on, or to heat, the object.

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Energy industry

The energy industry is the totality of all of the industries involved in the production and sale of energy, including fuel extraction, manufacturing, refining and distribution.

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An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy.

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Evolutionary biology

Evolutionary biology is the subfield of biology that studies the evolutionary processes that produced the diversity of life on Earth, starting from a single common ancestor.

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Federal Signal Corporation

Federal Signal Corporation is a global corporation with about 2,800 employees located in Oak Brook, Illinois.

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Filter (aquarium)

Aquarium filters are critical components of both freshwater and marine aquaria.

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First law of thermodynamics

The first law of thermodynamics is a version of the law of conservation of energy, adapted for thermodynamic systems.

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Flexible impeller

A flexible impeller pump is a positive-displacement pump that, by deforming impeller vanes, draws the liquid into the pump housing and moves it to the discharge port with a constant flow rate.

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Fuel injection

Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.

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Gardner Denver

Gardner Denver, founded in 1859, is an American worldwide provider of industrial equipment, technologies and related parts and services to a broad and diverse customer base through a family of brands.

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Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, liquid, and plasma).

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Gastrointestinal tract

The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, digestional tract, GI tract, GIT, gut, or alimentary canal) is an organ system within humans and other animals which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as feces.

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Gear pump

A gear pump uses the meshing of gears to pump fluid by displacement.

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Hand pump

Hand pumps are manually operated pumps; they use human power and mechanical advantage to move fluids or air from one place to another.

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Healthcare industry

The healthcare industry (also called the medical industry or health economy) is the range of companies and non-profit organizations that provide medical services, manufacture medical equipment, and develop pharmaceuticals.

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The Hengsteysee (Lake Hengstey) is a reservoir on the Ruhr river between the cities of Hagen, Dortmund and Herdecke, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Heron's fountain

Heron's fountain is a hydraulic machine invented by the 1st century AD inventor, mathematician, and physicist Heron of Alexandria.

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Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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Hydraulic accumulator

A hydraulic accumulator is a pressure storage reservoir in which a non-compressible hydraulic fluid is held under pressure that is applied by an external source.

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Hydraulic fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing (also fracking, fraccing, frac'ing, hydrofracturing or hydrofracking) is a well stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a pressurized liquid.

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Hydraulic pump

Hydraulic pumps are used in hydraulic drive systems and can be hydrostatic or hydrodynamic.

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Hydraulic ram

A hydraulic ram, or hydram, is a cyclic water pump powered by hydropower.

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Igor Karassik

Igor J. Karassik (1911 – July 2, 1995 in Maplewood, New Jersey), by J. T. McGuire, in World Pumps Volume 1995, Issue 349, October 1995, Pages 49–50 was a Russian-American engineer known for his pioneering work with pumps, a field in which he was "world-renowned", by Heinz P. Bloch and Allan R. Budris, published October 14, 2013 by Fairmont Press and an "outstanding authority".

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Impedance pump

An impedance pump is a valveless pump consisting of an elastic tube connected on both ends to an inelastic tube.

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An impeller (also written as impellor or impellar) is a rotor used to increase (or decrease in case of turbines) the pressure and flow of a fluid.

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An inflatable is an object that can be inflated with a gas, usually with air, but hydrogen, helium and nitrogen are also used.

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Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.

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John Crane Group

John Crane is an American company, now a subsidiary of Smiths Group and provider of engineered products and services including mechanical seals, couplings, hydro-dynamic bearings, seal support systems, filtration systems and artificial lift.

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John Snow

John Snow (15 March 1813 – 16 June 1858) was an English physician and a leader in the adoption of anesthesia and medical hygiene.

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Kinetic energy

In physics, the kinetic energy of an object is the energy that it possesses due to its motion.

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A liquid is a nearly incompressible fluid that conforms to the shape of its container but retains a (nearly) constant volume independent of pressure.

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Liquid-ring pump

A liquid-ring pump is a rotating positive-displacement pump.

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List of gasoline additives

Gasoline additives increase gasoline's octane rating or act as corrosion inhibitors or lubricants, thus allowing the use of higher compression ratios for greater efficiency and power.

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Lobe pump

Lobe pumps are used in a variety of industries including pulp and paper, chemical, food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology.

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Mean time between failures

Mean time between failures (MTBF) is the predicted elapsed time between inherent failures of a mechanical or electronic system, during normal system operation.

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Microfluidics deals with the behaviour, precise control and manipulation of fluids that are geometrically constrained to a small, typically sub-millimeter, scale at which capillary penetration governs mass transport.

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Mud pump

A mud pump (sometimes referred to as a mud drilling pump or drilling mud pump), is a reciprocating piston/plunger pump designed to circulate drilling fluid under high pressure (up to) down the drill string and back up the annulus.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

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Navier–Stokes equations

In physics, the Navier–Stokes equations, named after Claude-Louis Navier and George Gabriel Stokes, describe the motion of viscous fluid substances.

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Penile prosthesis

A penile prosthesis, or penile implant, is a medical device which is surgically implanted within the corpora cavernosa of the penis during a surgical procedure.

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Peristalsis is a radially symmetrical contraction and relaxation of muscles that propagates in a wave down a tube, in an anterograde direction.

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Peristaltic pump

A peristaltic pump is a type of positive displacement pump used for pumping a variety of fluids.

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Piston pump

A piston pump is a type of positive displacement pump where the high-pressure seal reciprocates with the piston.

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Pistonless pump

A Pistonless pump is a type of pump designed to move fluids without any moving parts other than three chamber valves.

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Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications.

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Plunger pump

A plunger pump is a type of positive displacement pump where the high-pressure seal is stationary and a smooth cylindrical plunger slides through the seal.

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A pond is a body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake.

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Popular Science

Popular Science (also known as PopSci) is an American quarterly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects.

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Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed.

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Progressive cavity pump

A progressive cavity pump is a type of positive displacement pump and is also known as a progressing cavity pump, progg cavity pump, eccentric screw pump or cavity pump.

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Pulser pump

A pulser pump is a gas lift device that uses gravity to pump water to a higher elevation.

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Pulsometer pump

The Pulsometer steam pump is a pistonless pump which was patented in 1872 by American Charles Henry Hall.

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A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.

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Pumping (oil well)

In the context of oil wells, pumping is a routine operation involving injecting fluids into the well.

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Radial piston pump

A radial piston pump is a form of hydraulic pump.

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Reciprocating motion

Reciprocating motion, also called reciprocation, is a repetitive up-and-down or back-and-forth linear motion.

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Refrigeration is a process of removing heat from a low-temperature reservoir and transferring it to a high-temperature reservoir.

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Roots-type supercharger

The Roots type blower is a positive displacement lobe pump which operates by pumping a fluid with a pair of meshing lobes not unlike a set of stretched gears.

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Rope pump

A rope pump is a kind of pump where a loose hanging rope is lowered into a well and drawn up through a long pipe with the bottom immersed in water.

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Rotary vane pump

A rotary vane pump is a positive-displacement pump that consists of vanes mounted to a rotor that rotates inside of a cavity.

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A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center (or point) of rotation.

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Rotodynamic pump

A rotodynamic pump is a kinetic machine in which energy is continuously imparted to the pumped fluid by means of a rotating impeller, propeller, or rotor, in contrast to a positive displacement pump in which a fluid is moved by trapping a fixed amount of fluid and forcing the trapped volume into the pump's discharge.

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Safety valve

A safety valve is a valve that acts as a fail-safe.

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Screw pump

A screw pump is a positive-displacement (PD) pump that use one or several screws to move fluids or solids along the screw(s) axis.

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Scroll compressor

A scroll compressor (also called spiral compressor, scroll pump and scroll vacuum pump) is a device for compressing air or refrigerant.

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Sewage (or domestic wastewater or municipal wastewater) is a type of wastewater that is produced from a community of people.

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Silicone rubber

Silicone rubber is an elastomer (rubber-like material) composed of silicone—itself a polymer—containing silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.

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The word siphon (from σίφων "pipe, tube", also spelled syphon) is used to refer to a wide variety of devices that involve the flow of liquids through tubes.

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Slug flow

Slug flow is a liquid–gas two-phase flow in which the gas phase exists as large bubbles separated by liquid "slugs".

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A slurry is a thin sloppy mud or cement or, in extended use, any fluid mixture of a pulverized solid with a liquid (usually water), often used as a convenient way of handling solids in bulk.

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Specific speed

Specific speed Ns, is used to characterize turbomachinery speed.

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Static pressure

In fluid mechanics the term static pressure has several uses.

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Steam engine

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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Suction is the flow of a fluid into a partial vacuum, or region of low pressure.

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Thermodynamic pump testing

Thermodynamic pump testing is a form of pump testing where only the temperature rise, power consumed, and differential pressure need to be measured to find the efficiency of a pump.

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Thomas Savery

Thomas Savery (c. 1650 – 1715) was an English inventor and engineer, born at Shilstone, a manor house near Modbury, Devon, England.

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Total pressure

In physics, the term total pressure may indicate two different quantities, both having the dimensions of a pressure.

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A turbine (from the Latin turbo, a vortex, related to the Greek τύρβη, tyrbē, meaning "turbulence") is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work.

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Vacuum cleaner

A vacuum cleaner, also known as a sweeper or hoover, is a device that uses an air pump (a centrifugal fan in all but some of the very oldest models), to create a partial vacuum to suck up dust and dirt, usually from floors, and from other surfaces such as upholstery and draperies.

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Volumetric flow rate

In physics and engineering, in particular fluid dynamics and hydrometry, the volumetric flow rate (also known as volume flow rate, rate of fluid flow or volume velocity) is the volume of fluid which passes per unit time; usually represented by the symbol (sometimes). The SI unit is m3/s (cubic metres per second).

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Water aeration

Water aeration is the process of increasing or maintaining the oxygen saturation of water in both natural and artificial environments.

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Water cooling

Water cooling is a method of heat removal from components and industrial equipment.

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Water hammer

Water hammer (or, more generally, fluid hammer, also called hydraulic shock) is a pressure surge or wave caused when a fluid, usually a liquid but sometimes also a gas, in motion is forced to stop or change direction suddenly, a momentum change.

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Water well

A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring, or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers.

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Water well pump

A water well pump is a pump that is used in extracting water from a water well.

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A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses hydropower.

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Wind power

Wind power is the use of air flow through wind turbines to mechanically power generators for electricity.

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A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades.

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Work (physics)

In physics, a force is said to do work if, when acting, there is a displacement of the point of application in the direction of the force.

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1854 Broad Street cholera outbreak

The Broad Street cholera outbreak (or Golden Square outbreak) was a severe outbreak of cholera that occurred in 1854 near Broad Street (now Broadwick Street) in the Soho district of London, England.

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