Automatic cut-off

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Automatic cut-off one that is regulated by the governor, and varies the supply of steam to the engine with the demand for power.
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Usage

In literature:

Fortunately there was an automatic cut-off for the supply of vapor, or the whole tank would have gone up.
"Five Thousand Miles Underground" by Roy Rockwood
When it is at D the cut-off acts automatically to do the same thing when required.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 360, November 25, 1882" by Various
Brown and Company, manufacturers of the "Brown" automatic cut-off steam-engines, which have gained a wide reputation.
"The Bay State Monthly, Vol. II, No. 6, March, 1885" by Various
An automatic seal on the suit cut off the connection.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
The Brown Automatic Cut-off Engine; unexcelled for workmanship, economy, and durability.
"Scientific American, Volume XLIII., No. 25, December 18, 1880" by Various
The controls had automatically cut off the drivers.
"Planet of the Gods" by Robert Moore Williams
Automatic valves are frequently placed at suitable distances for cutting off the supply in case of a burst.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Whereupon Sulphur Spring would cease to flow and automatically cut off one of their sources of revenue.
"The Heritage of the Hills" by Arthur P. Hankins
This engine has a balanced valve and automatic cut-off, and is fitted with a reversing-gear for use on the road.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
The Brown Automatic Cut-off Engine; unexcelled for workmanship, economy, and durability.
"Scientific American, Vol. XLIII.--No. 1. [New Series.], July 3, 1880" by Various
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In news:

The college says Walker's email access was "automatically cut off" in November when he was put on paid suspension.
Nikki Haley on Wednesday warned that deep, automatic cuts to the military that result from last year’s military debate could cost the state about 14,000 jobs as the state’s military industries lose contracts and lay off employees.
Nikki Haley on Wednesday warned that deep, automatic cuts to the military that result from last year's military debate could cost the state about 14,000 jobs as the state's military industries lose contracts and lay off employees.
The problem is, these so-called "sequestration" cuts — $500 billion in automatic cuts to military programs plus another $500 billion hacked off of other domestic priorities — aren't guided by any rational principle.
Working out a solution on the expiring George W Bush-era tax cuts and heading off the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration are the top items on Congress' lame duck agenda.
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In science:

Thus, the Pauli–Villars regulators automatically provide a (gauge-invariant) form of a transverse cut-off.
Pion Structure at High and Low Energies in Chiral Quark Models
We automatically readjust the frequency cut-off if the SNR drops below a certain threshold.
The search for spinning black hole binaries in mock LISA data using a genetic algorithm
Lemma 3.2 and the fact that a sequence of convex functions, which converges pointwise, converges uniformly on every closed set, we can choose N so that for all 0 < α < 1 the modified operators satisfy ρ(A(N ) α ) > 1, while the cut-off ensures that the second criterion in (25) automatically holds.
Random networks with sublinear preferential attachment: The giant component
First, we should switch off automatic conversion of harmonic polylogarithms to usual polylogarithms (otherwise values of polylogarithms on their cuts will be generated).
Massless two-loop self-energy diagram: Historical review
This means that imposing cut-off values of D2 for matching caustics, we will match the corresponding critical curves automatically.
On the validity of the Perturbative Approach for Strong Lensing: Local Distortion for Pseudo-Elliptical Models
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