shaft-governor love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An engine-governor in which the admission of steam, gas, or air to the cylinder is controlled by the action of a weight which revolves with the shaft of the engine. This weight is commonly fastened to the fly-wheel.


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