and contacts the metal on the drum control disk,
that particular operation is energized.
FISCAL YEARA 12-month period selected
for government accounting purposes beginning on
1 October and ending 30 September the following
FLANNEL PADSPads used on the press
buck to provide cushion and good pressing
FLASH POINTThe lowest temperature at
which the vapors of a liquid form an ignitable
mixture with the air.
FLATWORKAny items that can be safely
processed through the flatwork ironer can be
referred to as flatwork. The most common types
of flatwork are bed linens and tablecloths.
FOOT PEDALPedal worked by the foot
that engages the compression roll on the flatwork
FRAUDAny theft of funds or merchandise
or a change of official records by an accountable
officer or responsible individual in the ships store
material that is wound around the feed ribbon
roll; it has a rough surface so the feed ribbons
will catch properly on the drive roll and be driven
FUNCTIONA particular process in the
ROM system that affects the ships store records.
FUNDS A sum of money or other resources
established for a specific purpose usually without
fiscal year limitations.
GARMENT TRAYTray used to hold
clothing while removing a spot or stain on the
GENERAL INFECTIONInfection that
occurs when bacteria enters into the blood-
GOOD BARBER ETHICSRules and
standards of conduct and practice in the
barbershop that will reflect well on the customers
GROOMING STANDARDS Standards set
forth by U.S. Navy Regulations regarding the
appearance of naval personnel.
GROUP SALEA sale of merchandise to
a group in which several individual orders have
been consolidated. A group sale is made
when individual sales to personnel cannot be
HANDWHEELA device used to open and
secure the shell door to the washer extractor.
HARD WATERWater that contains an
appreciable amount of salt; it cannot be used to
wash clothes because it renders the detergent
useless for washing.
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE Any sub-
stance or mixture of substances that is toxic,
irritating, flammable, a strong
oxidizer, a strong sanitizer, or that generates
pressure through decomposition, heat, or other
HEADThe top portion of the laundry press
that is brought down against the fabric on the
buck of the press during operation.
HEAD PRESSUREThe pressure exerted by
the head against the buck of the press when it is
in the lowered position.
HEAT STRESSA combination of air
thermal radiation, humidity,
airflow, and workload that may stress the
body as it tries to regulate body tempera-
HEAT STRESS LOGRecord of tempera-
tures in the laundry.
HEAT STRESS SURVEYA survey
conducted by the medical officer using the wet
bulb and globe temperature (WBGT) meter to
determine whether a space is safe for human
beings to work in.
HEATSTROKEA condition marked by
cessation of sweating, extremely high body
temperature, and collapse that results from
prolonged exposure to high heat.
HUMIDITYThe degree of wetness in the