1 Solutions of resins, eg common gum or wood rosin, in drying oil, eg linseed. 2 Thick slimes in overheated lubricant.
Two-electrode semiconductor resistor characterized by resistance varying inversely with applied V, in either direction of current.
Feature of magneto drives enabling ignition to be advanced or retarded [there are many other aerospace meanings].
Though many reciprocating engines and machines patented with *, invariably means axial oscillating oscillating plunger liquid pump driven by variable-angle swashplate (see variable-delivery).