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Terms Used In CFR > Title 46 > Chapter I > Subchapter J - Electrical Engineering

  • Accessible route: means a continuous unobstructed path connecting accessible elements and spaces of a building or facility. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • ADA: means the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Administrator: means the Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Advertisement: means any communication to the public in connection with an offer or sale of any interstate household goods transportation service. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means the Department of Housing and Urban Development. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Aggregate working load limit: The summation of the working load limits or restraining capacity of all devices used to secure an article of cargo on a vehicle. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Alteration: means a change to a building or facility or its permanent fixtures or equipment that affects or could affect the usability of the building or facility or part thereof. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • applicant: means one who submits an application, contract, request, or plan requiring Department approval as a condition to eligibility for Federal financial assistance, and the term application means such an application, contract, request, or plan. See 24 CFR 1.2
  • Approved: means approval issued or recognized by the Department unless otherwise specifically indicated in this subchapter. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Assistant Secretary: means the Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Associate Administrator: means the Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety, or his or her delegate. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Auxiliary aids: means services or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the agency. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Auxiliary aids: means services or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the agency. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Auxiliary aids: means services or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory, manual, or communication skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the agency. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Box: means a packaging with complete rectangular or polygonal faces, made of metal, wood, plywood, reconstituted wood, fiberboard, plastic, or other suitable material. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Carbon dioxide: means a fluid consisting of more than 90 percent carbon dioxide molecules compressed to a supercritical state. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Certified scale: means any scale inspected and certified by an authorized scale inspection and licensing authority, and designed for weighing motor vehicles, including trailers or semi-trailers not attached to a tractor, or designed as a platform or warehouse type scale. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Chief Counsel: means the Chief Counsel of PHMSA. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Class: means hazard class. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Coastwise Vessel: means a vessel that normally navigates the waters of any ocean or the Gulf of Mexico 20 nautical miles or less offshore and is certificated for coastwise navigation by the Coast Guard. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Commandant: means the Commandant of the Coast Guard. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means any self-propelled or towed motor vehicle used on a highway in interstate commerce to transport passengers or property when the vehicle--

    (1) Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating, or gross vehicle weight or gross combination weight, of 4,536 kg (10,001 pounds) or more, whichever is greater. See 49 CFR 390.5

  • Compartment: means any space on a vessel that is enclosed by the vessel's decks and its sides or permanent steel bulkheads. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Component: means any part, or system of parts functioning as a unit, including, but not limited to, piping, processing equipment, containers, control devices, impounding systems, lighting, security devices, fire control equipment, and communication equipment, whose integrity or reliability is necessary to maintain safety in controlling, processing, or containing a hazardous fluid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Constructed: means the date--

    (1) The vessel's keel was laid. See 46 CFR 110.15-1

  • Container: means a component other than piping that contains a hazardous fluid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Control system: means a component, or system of components functioning as a unit, including control valves and sensing, warning, relief, shutdown, and other control devices, which is activated either manually or automatically to establish or maintain the performance of another component. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Controllable emergency: means an emergency where reasonable and prudent action can prevent harm to people or property. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Corrosive location: means a location exposed to the weather on vessels operating in salt water or a location on board which may be exposed to the corrosive effects of the cargo carried or of the vessel's systems. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Crib-type log trailer: means a trailer equipped with stakes, bunks, a front-end structure, and a rear structure to restrain logs. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Current illegal use of drugs: means illegal use of drugs that occurred recently enough to justify a reasonable belief that a person's drug use is current or that continuing use is a real and ongoing problem. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Day: means a 24-hour period ending at 11:59 p. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Department: means the Department of Housing and Urban Development. See 24 CFR 1.2
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Design pressure: means the pressure used in the design of components for the purpose of determining the minimum permissible thickness or physical characteristics of its various parts. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Dike: means the perimeter of an impounding space forming a barrier to prevent liquid from flowing in an unintended direction. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means a subdivision of a hazard class. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Dripproof: means enclosed so that equipment meets at least a NEMA 250 (incorporated by reference. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Driver: means any person who operates any commercial motor vehicle. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Drug: means a controlled substance, as defined in schedules I through V of section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Emergency: means a deviation from normal operation, a structural failure, or severe environmental conditions that probably would cause harm to people or property. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Emergency: means any hurricane, tornado, storm (e. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Emergency order: means a written order issued in response to an imminent hazard imposing restrictions, prohibitions, or safety measures on owners and operators of gas or hazardous liquid pipeline facilities, without prior notice or an opportunity for a hearing. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Emergency squad: means the crew designated on the station bill as the nucleus of a damage control party. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Employment practices: (1) Where a primary objective of the Federal financial assistance to a program or activity to which this part 1 applies is to provide employment, a recipient may not, directly or through contractual or other arrangements, subject a person to discrimination on the ground of race, color, or national origin in its employment practices under such program or activity (including recruitment or recruitment advertising, employment, layoff, termination, upgrading, demotion, transfer, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and use of facilities). See 24 CFR 1.4
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Essential eligibility requirements: include stated eligibility requirements such as income, as well as other explicit or implicit requirements inherent in the nature of the program or activity, such as requirements that an occupant of a PDP multifamily housing facility be capable of meeting selection criteria and be capable of complying with all obligations of occupancy with or without supportive services provided by persons other than the agency. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Explosive: See §173. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, site improvements, complexes, equipment, roads, walks, passageways, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property located on a site. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Fire door: means a door that is in a fire boundary, such as a stairway enclosure or main vertical zone bulkhead, that is not usually kept closed. See 46 CFR 111.99-3
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Flashpoint: means the minimum temperature at which a liquid gives off a vapor in sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air near the surface of the liquid, as specified by the appropriate test procedure and apparatus. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • For-hire motor carrier: means a person engaged in the transportation of goods or passengers for compensation. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Formal hearing: means a formal review in accordance with 5 U. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Frame vehicle: A vehicle with skeletal structure fitted with one or more bunk units for transporting logs. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Freight container: means a reusable container having a volume of 64 cubic feet or more, designed and constructed to permit being lifted with its contents intact and intended primarily for containment of packages (in unit form) during transportation. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • General: No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity to which this part 1 applies. See 24 CFR 1.4
  • Handicapped person: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Handling: means the operation of loading and unloading a vessel. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Hazardous liquid: means petroleum, petroleum products, anhydrous ammonia, and ethanol or other non-petroleum fuel, including biofuel, which is flammable, toxic, or would be harmful to the environment if released in significant quantities. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Hazardous material: means a substance or material that the Secretary of Transportation has determined is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce, and has designated as hazardous under section 5103 of Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Hearing: means an informal conference or a proceeding for oral presentation. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Historic preservation programs: means programs conducted by the agency that have preservation of historic properties as a primary purpose. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Historic preservation programs: means programs conducted by the agency that have preservation of historic properties as a primary purpose. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Historic properties: means those properties that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or properties designated as historic under a statute of the appropriate State or local government body. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Historic properties: means those properties that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places or properties designated as historic under a statute of the appropriate State or local government body. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • IECEx System: means an international certification system covering equipment that meets the provisions of the IEC 60079 series of standards (incorporated by reference, see §110. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Illegal use of drugs: means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Controlled Substances Act (21 U. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Imminent hazard: means the existence of a condition relating to a gas or hazardous liquid pipeline facility that presents a substantial likelihood that death, serious illness, severe personal injury, or a substantial endangerment to health, property, or the environment may occur before the reasonably foreseeable completion date of a formal proceeding begun to lessen the risk of such death, illness, injury or endangerment. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Impounding space: means a volume of space formed by dikes and floors which is designed to confine a spill of hazardous liquid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Impounding system: includes an impounding space, including dikes and floors for conducting the flow of spilled hazardous liquids to an impounding space. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Independent laboratory: means a laboratory that is accepted by the Commandant under part 159 of this chapter for the testing and listing or certification of electrical equipment. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Indicator: means an instrument in the engine room to receive and acknowledge engine orders. See 46 CFR 113.35-1
  • Individual shipper: means any person who--

    (1) Is the shipper, consignor, or consignee of a household goods shipment. See 49 CFR 375.103

  • Individual with disabilities: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Individual with handicaps: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Instrumented Internal Inspection Device: means a device or vehicle that uses a non-destructive testing technique to inspect the pipeline from the inside. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • line pipe: means a tube, usually cylindrical, through which a hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide flows from one point to another. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • LNG: means natural gas or synthetic gas having methane (CH49 CFR 193.2007
  • LNG facility: means a pipeline facility that is used for liquefying natural gas or synthetic gas or transferring, storing, or vaporizing liquefied natural gas. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • LNG plant: means an LNG facility or system of LNG facilities functioning as a unit. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Longwood: All logs that are not shortwood, i. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Magazine: means an enclosure designed to protect certain goods of Class 1 (explosive) materials from damage by other cargo and adverse weather conditions during loading, unloading, and when in transit. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Magazine vessel: means a vessel used for the receiving, storing, or dispensing of explosives. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Major life activities: include functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Major life activities: means functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • May: means an option. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • May: means is permitted to or is authorized to. See 49 CFR 193.2009
  • Medical examiner: means an individual certified by FMCSA and listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners in accordance with subpart D of this part. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motor carrier: means a for-hire motor carrier or a private motor carrier. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Motor vehicle: means any vehicle, machine, tractor, trailer, or semitrailer propelled or drawn by mechanical power and used upon the highways in the transportation of passengers or property, or any combination thereof determined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, but does not include any vehicle, locomotive, or car operated exclusively on a rail or rails, or a trolley bus operated by electric power derived from a fixed overhead wire, furnishing local passenger transportation similar to street-railway service. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Must: means a legal obligation. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Non-hazardous: means an area in which an explosive gas atmosphere is not expected to be present in quantities that require special precautions for the construction, installation, and use of electrical equipment. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Nonsparking fan: means nonsparking fan as defined in ABS Steel Vessel Rules (incorporated by reference. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • Offshore: means beyond the line of ordinary low water along that portion of the coast of the United States that is in direct contact with the open seas and beyond the line marking the seaward limit of inland waters. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Operating authority: means the registration required by 49 U. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Operator: means a person who owns or operates pipeline facilities. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Operator: See driver. See 49 CFR 390.5T
  • Operator: means any owner or operator. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Operator: means a person who owns or operates an LNG facility. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • OPS: means the Office of Pipeline Safety, which is part of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Order for service: means a document authorizing you to transport an individual shipper's household goods. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • our: means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, or any other organized group of individuals. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, joint stock company. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, State, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • PHMSA: means the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration of the United States Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • physical or mental impairment: includes , but is not limited to, such diseases and conditions as orthopedic, visual, speech, and hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, mental retardation, emotional illness, HIV disease (whether symptomatic or asymptomatic), and drug addiction and alcoholism. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Physical or mental impairment: includes :

    (i) Any physiological disorder or condition, cosmetic disfigurement, or anatomical loss affecting one or more of the following body systems: Neurological; musculoskeletal; special sense organs; respiratory, including speech organs; cardiovascular; reproductive; digestive; genito-urinary; hemic and lymphatic; skin; and endocrine; or

    (ii) Any mental or psychological disorder, such as mental retardation, organic brain syndrome, emotional or mental illness, and specific learning disabilities. See 24 CFR 9.103

  • Pipeline facility: means new and existing pipe, rights-of-way and any equipment, facility, or building used in the transportation of hazardous liquids or carbon dioxide. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • pipeline system: means all parts of a pipeline facility through which a hazardous liquid or carbon dioxide moves in transportation, including, but not limited to, line pipe, valves, and other appurtenances connected to line pipe, pumping units, fabricated assemblies associated with pumping units, metering and delivery stations and fabricated assemblies therein, and breakout tanks. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Piping: means pipe, tubing, hoses, fittings, valves, pumps, connections, safety devices or related components for containing the flow of hazardous fluids. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Presiding Official: means the person who conducts any hearing relating to civil penalty assessments, compliance orders, orders directing amendment, safety orders, or corrective action orders and who has the duties and powers set forth in §190. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Principal place of business: means the single location designated by the motor carrier, normally its headquarters, for purposes of identification under this subchapter. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Project: means the whole of one or more residential structures and appurtenant structures, equipment, roads, walks, and parking lots which are covered by a single mortgage or contract or otherwise treated as a whole by the agency for processing purposes, whether or not located on a common site. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • recipient: means any State, political subdivision of any State, or instrumentality of any State or political subdivision, any public or private agency, institution, organization, or other entity, or any individual, in any State, to whom Federal financial assistance is extended, directly or through another recipient, for any program or activity, or who otherwise participates in carrying out such program or activity (such as a redeveloper in the Urban Renewal Program), including any successor, assign, or transferee thereof, but such term does not include any ultimate beneficiary under any such program or activity. See 24 CFR 1.2
  • Regional Director: means the head of any one of the Regional Offices of the Office of Pipeline Safety, or a designee appointed by the Regional Director. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Respondent: means a person upon whom OPS has served an enforcement action described in this part. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • responsible Department official: means the Secretary or, to the extent of any delegation of authority by the Secretary to act under this part 1, any other Department official to whom the Secretary may hereafter delegate such authority. See 24 CFR 1.2
  • Safe working load: means the maximum gross weight that cargo handling equipment is approved to lift. See 49 CFR 176.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. See 24 CFR 1.2
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. See 24 CFR 9.103
  • Shipper: means a person who tenders property to a motor carrier or driver of a commercial motor vehicle for transportation in interstate commerce, or who tenders hazardous materials to a motor carrier or driver of a commercial motor vehicle for transportation in interstate or intrastate commerce. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • Shortwood: All logs typically up to 4. See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Shut-off valve: is a valve that closes a pipeline and provides nominal metal-to-metal contact between the valve operating parts, including the disc and gate, and the valve body. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • State: means a State of the United States and the District of Columbia and includes a political subdivision of a State. See 49 CFR 390.5
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See 49 CFR 190.3
  • Storage tank: means a container for storing a hazardous fluid. See 49 CFR 193.2007
  • Stowage: means the act of placing hazardous materials on board a vessel. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Stress level: means the level of tangential or hoop stress, usually expressed as a percentage of specified minimum yield strength. See 49 CFR 195.2
  • Substantial impairment: means a significant loss of the integrity of finished materials, design quality, or special character resulting from a permanent alteration. See 22 CFR 1600.103
  • Substantial impairment: means a significant loss of the integrity of finished materials, design quality, or special character resulting from a permanent alteration. See 22 CFR 1701.103
  • Surface Transportation Board: means an agency within the Department of Transportation. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Tariff: means an issuance (in whole or in part) containing rates, rules, regulations, classifications or other provisions related to a motor carrier's transportation services. See 49 CFR 375.103
  • Tiedown: A combination of securing devices which forms an assembly that attaches articles of cargo to, or restrains articles of cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s). See 49 CFR 393.5
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transmitter: means an instrument to send engine orders to the engineroom and receive acknowledgement from the engineroom. See 46 CFR 113.35-1
  • United States: means the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Wake Island, the Canal Zone, and the territories and possessions of the United States, and the term State means any one of the foregoing. See 24 CFR 1.2
  • Vessel: includes every description of watercraft, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on the water. See 49 CFR 171.8
  • Watertight: means enclosed so that equipment meets at least a NEMA 250 Type 4 or 4X or an IEC 60529 IP 56 rating. See 46 CFR 110.15-1
  • your: means a household goods motor carrier engaged in the interstate transportation of household goods and its household goods agents. See 49 CFR 375.103