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rotary-vane compressor

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 5 words.

See sliding-vane compressor.

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rotary-vane compressor

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 5 words.

See sliding-vane compressor.

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17 Vane TM

John Milton.

Edited by Barbara Kiefer Lewalski and Estelle Haan.

in The Complete Works of John Milton, Vol. 3: The Shorter Poems

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

Vane, young in yeares, but in sage counsell old,

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Vane, Sir John (Robert)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 588 words.

Kt 1984; FRS 1974

Born 29 March 1927; s of Maurice Vane and Frances Florence Vane (née Fisher); m 1948, Elizabeth Daphne Page; two d; died 19 Nov. 2004...

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weather-vane

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 23 words.

Swivelling vane, often combined with crossed rods to show the compass points, and frequently in the form of a

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Lindesay, Vane (1920– )

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 149 words.

(1920– ),

the cartoonist ‘Vane’, was born in Sydney, became senior artist on Salt during the Second World War

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Vane, Sir John Robert

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 290 words.

(1927–2004) British pharmacologist

Vane studied chemistry at the University of Birmingham and pharmacology at Oxford, where he obtained his DPhil in ...

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vane self-steering gear

Edited by Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 201 words.

a method by which the wind, acting on a rotatable vane linked to a rudder, can be set to steer a sailing ...

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Vane, Harry Tempest

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 95 words.

CBE 1917

Born s of James and Martha Vane; m 1st, 1897, Florence Emma Maud Burley (d 1936); three s two d; 2nd, ...

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Vane, Kathleen Airini

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 65 words.

British, 20th century, female.

Born 22 January 1891, in New Zealand; died 7 February 1965.

Painter. Landscapes.

Kathleen Vane studied at the School of Fine Art in...

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sliding-vane compressor

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 39 words.

A rotary compressor in which gas is compressed as the spaces between spring-loaded sliding vanes held in an offset rotor reduce as the rotor revolves within a cylindrical housing....

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sliding-vane compressor

Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Technology. 43 words.

A rotary compressor in which gas is compressed as the spaces between spring-loaded sliding vanes held in an offset rotor reduce as the rotor revolves within a cylindrical housing. ...

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Vanes, Alexandre de

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 36 words.

French, 15th century, male.

Active in Paris in the middle of the 15th century.

Sculptor, engraver (burin).

Alexandre de Vanes was commissioned to carve the four...

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Vane, Hon. William Lyonel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 78 words.

Born 30 Aug. 1859; 4th s of late Sir Henry Morgan Vane and Louisa, y d of Rev. Richard Farrer of Ashley, Northamptonshire; of 9th Baron Barnard; m 1904, Lady...

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Vane, Frederick William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 128 words.

ISO 1903

Born 15 Sept. 1852; s of late George Vane, CMG, Treasurer of Ceylon; m 1881, Louisa Frances (d 1932), d of Surgeon-Maj. J. B. S. Brown, IMS; one ...

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Vane-Wright, Richard Irwin

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 285 words.

Born 26 July 1942; s of late Gerald, (James), Vane Wright, and Jessie Margaret (née Baldwin); m 1987, Hazel June Whitehead; two dnull...

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Sir John Robert Vane

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

(1927–2004) British pharmacologist Vane studied chemistry at the University of Birmingham and pharmacology at Oxford, where he obtained his DPhil in 1953. He then worked at the Royal...

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Vane, Sir Henry

Ronald P. Dufour.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1484 words.

Vane, Sir Henry (1613–14 June 1662), Puritan political figure, was born at Debden, Essex, England, the son of Sir Henry Vane, a knight and the comptroller and treasurer of the English royal...

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Vane, Henry (1613–62)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 227 words.

To distinguish him from his father, Henry Vane (1589–1655), he is commonly known as ‘the Younger’. He was educated at Westminster and at Magdalen College, Oxford, and for a time travelled...

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vane

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a broad blade attached to a rotating axis or wheel that pushes or is pushed by wind or water and forms part of a machine or device such as a windmill, propeller,...

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