Pickering governor

Pick·​er·​ing governor | \ ˈpik(ə)riŋ- \

Definition of Pickering governor

: a governor in which the revolving balls act against curved flat springs

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History and Etymology for Pickering governor

after Thomas R. Pickering American engineer

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“Pickering governor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pickering%20governor. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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