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The length of the threads on the shell of a spark plug.
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source: FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician Powerplant Handbook (FAA-H-8083-32)

(as a verb) to arrive at a given point: the aircraft levelled off on reaching its top of climb
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source: ICAO English Pro Aviation Glossary

In hydrologic terms, the distance between two specific points outlining that portion of the stream, or river for which the forecast applies. This generally applies to the distance above and below the forecast point for which the forecast is valid.
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source: NOAA National Weather Service Glossary

A section of river or stream between an upstream and downstream location, for which the stage or flow measured at a point somewhere along the section (e.g., gaging station or forecast point) is representative of conditions in that section of river or stream.
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source: NOAA National Weather Service Glossary

As a verb:
  1. To extend; to stretch; to thrust out; to put forth, as a limb, a member, something held, or the like.
  2. Hence, to deliver by stretching out a member, especially the hand; to give with the hand; to pass to another; to hand over.
  3. To attain or obtain by stretching forth the hand; to extend some part of the body, or something held by one, so as to touch, strike, grasp, etc.
  4. To strike or touch with a missile.
  5. To arrive at by effort of any kind; to attain to; to gain; to be advanced to.
As a noun:
  1. The act of stretching or extending; extension; power of reaching or touching with the person, or a limb, or something held or thrown.
  2. The power of stretching out or extending action, influence, or the like; power of attainment or management; extent of force or capacity. ?
  3. Extent; stretch; expanse; hence, application; influence; result; scope. ?
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source: Wikitionary / Wikipedia and Related Sources (Edited)


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