Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Performing a high percentage of service; high-economy: used of pumping-engines.

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Examples

  • In the larger type civil aircraft and in the military field, I can safely say that we are approaching the jet age when practically all aircraft in the high-power, high-duty class will be jet powered.

    The Aircraft Industry in Canada and the Future Development of Jet Engines

  • Both require minimal maintenance, even in the most demanding of fluid-management systems, and have the chemical and mechanical lubricity for medium to high-duty machining and grinding.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • Hydraulic fluid is cooled and filtered, and a rugged hydraulic centre section incorporates high-duty cycle-rated piston seal and wear rings.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • The pumps feature a rugged hydraulic centre section that incorporates high-duty cycle-rated piston seal and wear rings.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • Designed for high-duty applications, these products are said to provide a clean linear solution.

    Manufacturingtalk - manufacturing industry news

  • Featuring carbon-kevlar body, 4M41 3.2 turbocharged exclusively, high-duty shock absorbers from Ohlins, 4-ventilated disc brakes (4-calipers) from Alcon.

    WN.com - Articles related to Test your fuel-economy know-how

  • Featuring carbon-kevlar body, 4M41 3.2 turbocharged exclusively, high-duty shock absorbers from Ohlins, 4-ventilated disc brakes

    WN.com - Articles related to Test your fuel-economy know-how

  • In the recent, first stage of the operation, customs targeted a wide range of illegal activities including smuggling of high-duty value imports such as cigarettes and alcohol into Mozambique, the smuggling of goods into South Africa in vehicles claiming to be returning to South Africa empty of cargo, and "fresh air" exports from South Africa, The latter is the use of vehicles by people who refunds of VAT on goods which never leave that country, said a customs press release.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It was a matter of trial and error that the shape that moved fastest through the water was streamlined and attractive, and that the cloud of sail needed to move such a ship took one’s breath away Clippers specialized in high-duty freight composed of smaller, more valuable items, many of these charged at an individual rather than bulk freight rate, and the California gold rush fueled the demand for such luxury goods.

    A Furnace Afloat

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