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V

[1] An acronym for Volt , voltage, or valve [2] Vanadium An element with the atomic number of 23 [3] an abbriveation for the color Violet.

V-8 Engine

An engine having two banks of four cylinders each set at an angle to form a V.

V-Block

1. A term sometimes used to identify a block for a V-type engine, such as a V-6. 2. An accurately machined metal block having a V-Groove used for checking the out of roundness of a shaft or other device.

V-Channel Metal Oxide Semiconductor (VMOS)

A type of NMOS technology used to produce high-density RAM chips.

V-Engine

An engine having two banks or rows of cylinders set at an angle to form a V.

V-Pulley

Used in automotive applications to drive the accessories, such as a water pump, generator, alternator, power steering, and air-conditioner compressor.

V-Type Engine

An engine having two banks or rows of cylinders set at an angle to form a V.

V4

An engine block with 4 cylinders, two on each side.

V6

A V shaped engine block with 6 cylinders, three on each side.

V8

A V shaped engine block with eight cylinders.

VA

Vacuum amplifier or vacuum advance.

VA-CTO

Vacuum advance coolant temperature override.

VAC

A term for a vacuum sensor.

Vacuum

1. Any pressure less than atmospheric 2. An enclosed space from which all air has been removed, having an absolute atmospheric pressure of near zero.

Vacuum Advance

The principle-advancing ignition timing by using the vacuum generated by the engine, accomplished through the use of a mechanism attached to the distributor which moves the breaker point or pickup coil plate when it receives vacuum.

Vacuum Amplifier

A term used for venturi vacuum amplifier.

Vacuum Booster

A power-brake actuating mechanism that uses vacuum on one side of a diaphragm as a power source to amplify braking force.

Vacuum Brake Booster

A device that uses vacuum to amplify the braking force.

Vacuum Canister

A tank-like enclosure to serve the requirements of vacuum-actuated accessories.

Vacuum Chamber

A term used for vacuum canister or vacuum reserve tank.

 

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