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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

block

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A remote method of measuring the temperature of the cylinder block
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With the cylinder block casting expansion -- the plant's fourth expansion -- the Decherd Plant will represent a capital investment of $682.
As the diesel engine cylinder blocks operate on very high temperature when compared to cylinder block of petrol engines, SG iron used in manufacturing the cylinder block of the Diesel Engine is twice as much required in comparison with the manufacturing of the cylinder block of Petrol Engine.
Process control is of the utmost importance in the production of complex components such as cylinder blocks and heads.
Herrman also noted that the Lamb cylinder block and head machining systems for Hyundai are representative of the automotive industry's trend towards manufacturing flexibility.
Following the start of production in 2013, the order calls for a ramp-up to more than 300,000 cylinder blocks per year, making the new program the highest volume CGI cylinder block in the world.
The hydraulic pump and motor are 80% interchangeable, with identical pistons (nine in each unit), cylinder blocks, housings and valving.
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Noise-vibration-harshness (NVH) levels have been reduced through the use of lightweight pistons and conrods with tighter clearances, and a new highly rigid cylinder block that adds more bending/torsional stiffness and better supports the crankshaft.
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won its Component of the Year award for a V8 cylinder block made for General Motors' first purpose-built NASCAR racing engine.