Asked in Antibiotics
Is kanamycin a broad or narrow spectrum antibiotic?
Kanamycin is considered to be a broad spectrum antibiotic as it is used to treat a rather large number of organisms. ...
Asked in Trains and Railroads
What are meter gauge and broad gauge railway tracks?
Meter gauge tracks are one meter or 39.4 inches apart. Standard gauge rails are 4 feet 8 and one half inches apart. Broad gauge is 5 feet between the rails. Most USA railroads use standard gauge although Broad gauge was common in the American South before the Civil War. It is still common in many parts of Russia. ...
Asked in Transportation and Logistics
How much fuel does a supertanker burn per hour?
Depends on type of engine, presumably diesel, and its draft (empty or full, or partial). A question that broad is impossible to answer or estimate. There a great range in the size of ocean-going tankers. ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
Plants are classified by what rather than by phylum?
Plants are classified by divisions rather than by phylum. The phylum is very broad and may be quite confusing in classification of the plants. ...
What is the bolt pattern on a 1974 vw beetle super?
bolt pattern is a broad term, so I'll assume you're talking about wheels, in that case 4x130mm ...
Asked in Commercial Vehicles, Machinery and Tools
Why does the excavator need caterpillars to work properly?
They don't need caterpillar tracks in order to function - there are wheel loaders. The purpose of the caterpillar tracks is mobility... excavators are quite heavy, and, as they're often operating on unimproved surfaces (e.g., bare earth), that surface can be very readily prone to sinking under the weight of the vehicle. Caterpillar tracks distribute the weight over a much more broad area than tires (look at the length of a track where it makes contact with the ground.. the weight's distributed...
Asked in Science
Why does it take more force to push a car than it takes to push a bicycle?
first of all the car is heavier than a bicycle. and a bicycle only has 2 thin wheels while a car has 4 broad wheels. thus there is more contact. hence there is more friction. ...
Why is the Court of International Trade is classified as a constitutional court rather than a special court is?
It exercises the broad "judicial power of the United States"
Asked in Trains and Railroads
What is narrow gauge and broad gauge?
These two terms refer to the distance between rail tracks. The most common rail gauge in the world is standard gauge, also called Stephenson gauge, which is 1435 mm between the tracks. Approximately 60% of the railways in the world are standard gauge. Narrow gauge is anything narrow than this, broad gauge is anything wider. Common narrow gauges are: metre gauge (1000 mm) cape gauge (1067 mm or 3 ft 6 in). Common broad gauges are: Russian gauge (1520 mm) Irish gauge (1600 mm) Iberian gauge (1668 mm) Indian gauge (1676...
What does the word broad mean when used to talk about a woman?
Broad is simply a slang term for woman. But more specifically refers to either a prostitute or a woman of loose morals. It is considered offensive by most women because it is used to describe the woman as a thing rather than a person. ...