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    A device used to infuse air into a liquid. An example is the aerator on the tip of a water faucet. This feature may also be found on some dishwasher faucet adaptors.
    (Added: 8-Sep-1999 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
    A device that is used to stir or shake up a mixture. Typically used to move clothing through water containing detergent. Sometimes call a GYRATOR.
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    Appliance used to control air temperature and as a byproduct also reduces humidity.
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  • BAKE/BROIL VALVE - Gas range bake or broil valveAn electrically operated valve, that open and closes by means of a bimetal, to control the flow of gas to a gas oven burner. Sometimes referred to as a oven safety valve.
    (Added: 8-Sep-1999 17 Hits Rating: 7.00 Votes: 1)
  • BIMETAL - A device that is composed of two dissimilar metals bonded together to form a single metal strip. Each metal will expand differently to a change in temperature and cause the single metal strip to bend when heated or cooled. This movement can act as an actuator in various types of switches.
    (Added: 8-Sep-1999 11 Hits Rating: 4.00 Votes: 1)
    The amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.
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    An evaporator that is in the refrigerator compartment which defrosts each time the thermostat cycles off.
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    Cold control AKA thermostatA switch that controls an electric current in response to changing temperature. More properly called a THERMOSTAT.
    (Added: 8-Sep-1999 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
  • COLD
    The absence of heat. A refrigeration product does not add cold, but mearly removes the heat.
    (Added: 8-Sep-1999 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
    Refrigeration compressorAn electro- mechanical device used to circulate refrigerant through a refrigeration system to transfer heat.
    (Added: 8-Sep-1999 Rating: 3.00 Votes: 1)

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