an inclined circular plate on a rotating shaft for transferring force and motion to or from parts reciprocating in a direction parallel to the axis of shaft rotation.
(engineering) a collar or face plate on a shaft that is inclined at an oblique angle to the axis of rotation and either imparts reciprocating motion to push rods parallel to the shaft axis as in a swash plate pump or, conversely, converts reciprocating motion to rotation as in a swash plate motor Also called wobble plate
noun 1. a figure used as a symbol or an ornament in the Old World and in America since prehistoric times, consisting of a cross with arms of equal length, each arm having a continuation at right angles. 2. this figure as the official emblem of the Nazi party and the Third Reich. noun 1. […]
verb (used with object), swatted, swatting. 1. to hit; slap; smack. 2. Baseball. to hit (a ball) powerfully, usually for a long distance. noun 3. a smart blow; slap; smack. 4. Baseball. a powerfully hit ball. verb, Dialect. 1. simple past tense and past participle of sweat. verb (used without object), swatted, swatting, noun 1. […]
noun 1. a special section of some law enforcement agencies trained and equipped to deal with especially dangerous or violent situations, as when hostages are being held (often used attributively): a SWAT team. verb (used with or without object), swatted, swatting. 2. Usually, swat. (especially among online video gamers) to cause a SWAT team to […]
noun 1. a sample of cloth or other material. 2. a sample, patch, or characteristic specimen of anything. noun 1. a sample of cloth 2. a number of such samples, usually fastened together in book form 3. (printing) a small sample of colour supplied to the printer for matching during printing a sample of ink […]