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Car

A loose quantity term sometimes used to describe the amount of a commodity underlying one commodity contract; e.g., "a car of bellies." Derived from the fact that quantities of the product specified in a contract once corresponded closely to the capacity of a railroad car.

Car

1. Informal; a loose term for the number of commodities underlying a single contract. The amount varies by commodity.

2. See: CARS.
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(4) Run the elevator without load up to uniform velocity (middle stroke), then cut off the electricity, and measure the acceleration of the elevator car
Using variable-frequency electric drives allows to develop high velocity, comfortable acceleration and braking of the elevator car even when the load changes in a wide range.
The lobby call buttons and those on each floor must also be connected to this controller, which in turn, communicates back to the elevator car. Hard-wiring this configuration requires, at minimum, two full runs of RS-485 cable the length of the elevator shaft.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-3 November 2006-KONE signs agreement with Marimekko for elevator car decorations(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Neighbors take turns looking after Yu-yeon, and a teen boy, Who visits Yu-yeon for forcible sex, falls to his death in an elevator shaft, almost the elevator car.
The truth is, I'm not fond of heights, but I've learned that if I'm in a gondola or an elevator car I can manage.
The lift jack carries the elevator car by hydraulic pressure.
According to a spokesperson for the Department of Buildings, the worker was employed by U-Tek Elevator Inc., a firm that was installing an elevator car in the 12-story building, which is being converted to a 130-room hotel by McSam.
A modular elevator is comprised of a steel hoistway with the elevator car and components completely pre-wired and installed inside.
In September, Turkey was shaken by an accident at the construction site of the Torun Center residence project in the central ystanbul neighborhood of MecidiyekE[micro]y, when an elevator car fell from the 32nd floor of the building, killing all 10 of the workers inside.
(a)Developed brake equipment using braking materials with outstanding heat resistance to safely stop the elevator car in the unlikely event that an elevator malfunction is detected during ultra-high-speed operation.
Reports indicate that police responded to the scene where they found one of the more seriously wounded people in the parking structure lobby and another in an elevator car on the fifth floor of the six-story parking structure.