[ spring-loh-did ]
/ ˈsprɪŋˈloʊ dɪd /
(of a machine part) kept normally in a certain position by a spring: a spring-loaded safety valve.
What Exactly Is The Spring Equinox?We get pretty excited about the spring equinox bringing us out of winter and officially starting the season of spring. But what exactly is the spring equinox? And does an equinox happen at the start of every season? First, let’s get into the equinox, which actually occurs just twice a year. The word equinox comes from Latin and means “equality of night and day.” So, the …
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The pressure element was a spring-loaded pressure plate carried around by the vane to face the wind.The Introduction of Self-Registering Meteorological Instruments|Robert P. Multhauf