american wire gauge
(AWG, sometimes “Brown and Sharpe Wire Gauge”) A U.S. standard set of non-ferrous wire conductor sizes. Typical household wiring is AWG number 12 or 14. Telephone wire is usually 22, 24, or 26. The higher the gauge number, the smaller the diameter and the thinner the wire. Thicker wire is better for long distances due to its lower resistance per unit length.
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(often used with a plural verb) books, papers, maps, etc., relating to , especially to its history, culture, and geography. (used with a singular verb) a collection of such materials. Contemporary Examples His friend has dropped hat and cane in shock but the drawing shows stuff that an Americana collector nowadays would kill for. The […]
to make or become in character; assimilate to the customs and institutions of the U.S. Historical Examples But there are other powerful reasons to support our view that race intermixture is not the only way to Americanize the Japanese. Japan and the California Problem Toyokichi Iyenaga Patriotic duty could not Americanize Angelo nor Marie, nor […]