Glossary “full wave rectifier” Definition:
Circuit which convert both alternations of an input ac voltage to dc output voltage.
Glossary “full wet coat” Definition:
A heavy, glossy coat applied over a tack coat. It makes the paint lay down smooth and shiny.
Glossary “full load enrichment” Definition:
Injection of additional fuel into an engine during full-load conditions.
Glossary “full metallic brake lining” Definition:
Brake linings made of metal particles that have been fused together into a solid material.
Glossary “full race” Definition:
Engine that is built for maximum racing performance.
Glossary “full race cam” Definition:
Camshaft that is ground for maximum performance.
Glossary “full throttle” Definition:
Wide open throttle position.
Glossary “full load” Definition:
An engine delivering its maximum output.
Glossary “full flow” Definition:
1). Flow without restrictions. 2). Type of oil filter, having no bypass, through which all of the oil from the oil pump flows.
Glossary “full flow filter” Definition:
Type of oil filter designed so that all of the oil from the oil pump flows through it.
Glossary “full floating” Definition:
Any part that moves and rotates within another part, such as floating piston pin.
Glossary “full floating axle” Definition:
Axle design that carries or supports the vehicle weight on hub mounted bearing. The housing carries the load, not the axles. Used on trucks
Glossary “full floating pin” Definition:
Piston pin that is held in position by snap rings, fitted into grooves in the piston boss, that is allowed to move in both the piston and the connecting rod.
Glossary “full floating plain bearing” Definition:
Bearings that have oil clearances on both sides, they spin about one-third shaft rpm.
Glossary “full field” Definition:
Maximum AC generator output.
Glossary “full field test” Definition:
Test that takes the regulator out of the circuit and causes the alternator to give full output.
Glossary “full fielding” Definition:
Method of supplying full battery voltage to the magnetic field of a generator as part of the troubleshooting procedure for the charging system.
Glossary “full floater” Definition:
Term used for full-floating axle. May also be known as floater.
Glossary “full coil suspension” Definition:
Suspension system in which all four wheels have their own coil spring.
Glossary “full cutout method” Definition:
Method of windshield replacement used when the original adhesive is defective or requires complete replacement.