bimetallic strip

UK [ˌbaɪmetælɪk ˈstrɪp] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "bimetallic strip":
singular bimetallic strip plural bimetallic strips physics
two long pieces of metal fixed together, each of which bends a different amount when they are both heated to the same temperature

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  • bimetallic strip — bimetalinė plokštelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bimetallic plate; bimetallic strip vok. Bimetallplatte, f rus. биметаллическая пластинка, f pranc. bilame, f; lame bimétallique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • bimetallic strip — A strip made up of two metals with different coefficients of thermal expansion. With changes in temperature, the strip curves because of uneven expansion of the two metals. Bimetallic strips are used in altimeters, temperature gauges, and other… …   Aviation dictionary

  • bimetallic strip — noun a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature • Hypernyms: ↑electrical device • Part Holonyms: ↑thermostat, ↑thermoregulator …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bimetallic strip — Биметаллическая пластинка …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • bimetallic-strip relay — bimetalinė relė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bimetallic relay; bimetallic strip relay vok. Bimetallrelais, n rus. биметаллическое реле, n pranc. relais bimétallique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Bimetallic — may refer to:*Bimetallism, a monetary standard in economics *Bimetallic strip, a temperature sensitive mechanical device *Binary alloy, in metallurgy, a mixture of two metals *Bimetallic coins …   Wikipedia

  • bimetallic — adj. 1 made of two metals. 2 of or relating to bimetallism. Phrases and idioms: bimetallic strip a sensitive element in some thermostats made of two bands of different metals that expand at different rates when heated, causing the strip to bend.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bimetallic plate — bimetalinė plokštelė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bimetallic plate; bimetallic strip vok. Bimetallplatte, f rus. биметаллическая пластинка, f pranc. bilame, f; lame bimétallique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • bimetallic relay — bimetalinė relė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bimetallic relay; bimetallic strip relay vok. Bimetallrelais, n rus. биметаллическое реле, n pranc. relais bimétallique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Bi-metallic strip — A bi metallic strip is used to convert a temperature change into mechanical displacement. The strip consists of two strips of different metals which expand at different rates as they are heated, usually steel and copper. The strips are joined… …   Wikipedia

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