Static Electricity. Accumulation of electric charge on an
insulated body; also the electrical discharge resulting from
Strapping. The process of determining the volume of a storage
tank or cargo hold by measuring its linear dimensions.
Stripper Pump. A pump used to strip or remove the last bit of
liquid from a tank or pipe.
A low area or depression which receives drainage.
Surge. Sudden increase in fluid pressure caused by sudden
stopping of a moving stream as by a quick closing valve;
Surge Suppressor. Device designed to control or reduce
surges; hydraulic shock absorber.
Twin agent unit.
Tolerance. An allowable variation from a specified standard
of measurement, commonly applied to the accuracy of meters.
Top Loading. Method of filling tank cars and trucks through
an opening in the top.
True Vapor Pressure.
Vapor pressure measured at actual liquid
Unfired pressure vessel.
pumping system caused by vaporization of the fuel, usually
associated with gasoline.
Vapor Pressure. Internal pressure of vapor in a liquid
usually in pounds per square inch; an indication of
flow or movement, most commonly measured in centistokes.
Volatile organic compound.