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  • n. A gradual, creeping movement
  • n. The leakage of an electrical current across the surface of an insulator (dielectric)


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  • But environmentalists have questioned the wisdom of modifying a rule that's worked well for decades and fear a "creepage" toward the waves under the softened static line rule.

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  • As Daniel is succumbing to the parasite, everything from the camera angles, music and sound effects (listen on headphones for maximum creepage) pumps up the strangeness Daniel is experiencing.

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  • Without a scale, it's easier to delude yourself about what seems to be an inevitable creepage of pounds with age.

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  • He seriously made fun of a woman with pubic creepage, as he has men with back hair who insist on wearing sleeveless shirts.

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  • Insulation that has 30 percent or more of its creepage distance either clean or dry has a low probability of initiating insulator flashovers.

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  • Justin snapped this shot inside the Penn Station Kmart in New York City, signifying that the cosmic order of holiday creepage can indeed infringe on Christmas by allowing the unreasonably far-off occasion of Valentine's Day to violate the yuletide cheer.

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  • FODM8801 is part of Fairchild's comprehensive portfolio of high performance optocouplers that offer leading-edge noise immunity resulting from its proprietary OPTOPLANAR technology ensures safe insulation thickness of more than 0.4 millimeters in attaining reliable high voltage isolation, and provides 5mm creepage and clearance distance, certified by UL1577 and DIN_EN/IEC60747-5-2 standards.

  • FO short link devices have creepage and clearance specifications greater than existing optocoupler devices and offer superior galvanic isolation than transformer-based technology.

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  • ZRC - the world leader in cold Galvanizing Compound, in the paintable galvanic zinc coating technology, is the only Non "hot-dip" process that provides optimal corrosion inhibition and rust creepage via true "galvanic action".

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  • Thank good old weed creepage, and the wind for blowing thousands of baby dandelion seeds onto your lawn. Home RSS feed


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