The compensator is very simple and not at all likely to get out of order.
By collecting the over-flow of gas in the compensator, this disadvantage is obviated.
The hydrogen and oxygen, escaping through the upper orifices, flow to the compensator.
The compensator is, as may be seen, nothing more than a double Mariotte flask.
The sensation swiftly lifted as the compensator took up the load.
To maintain the external form of the envelope a smaller balloon, or compensator, was placed inside the larger one.
Then the pump of the compensator caused the engine to stop, and the machine, partially collapsing, fell to the ground.
I have noted on the compensator fixed at 1,160 yards, 13¼ inches contraction and expansion.
On new wire, when I fix my compensator, I usually have an adjusting screw on the lead to lever.
1640s, "to be equivalent;" 1650s, "to counterbalance, make up for," from Latin compensatus, past participle of compensare "to weigh one thing (against another)," thus, "to counterbalance," from com- "with" (see com-) + pensare, frequentative of pendere "to weigh" (see pendant). Meaning "to recompense, remunerate" is from 1814. Related: Compensated; compensating.