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Example sentences from the Web for accumulator
The bridge is worked by hydraulic power, an accumulator with a load of 34 tons supplying pressure water at 630 lb per sq. in.
Fig. 176 shows a diagrammatic way the scheme of a system of accumulator machinery.
Sometimes an accumulator is loaded by water or steam pressure instead of by a dead weight.
At R is one of the pressure engines or jiggers, worked from the accumulator, discharging the water after use into the tank T.
When a very great pressure is required a differential accumulator (fig. 177) is convenient.
British Dictionary definitions for accumulator
- a register in a computer or calculator used for holding the results of a computation or data transfer
- a location in a computer store in which arithmetical results are produced