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(Latin: trough, channel; small cavity, small pit; hollow)
(Greek: renal pelvis; especially of the kidney; from "tub, vat, basin, and trough")
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solar parabolic collector, solar parabolic trough; parabolic collector, parabolic trough
A solar energy device having a parabola-shaped (curve formed) reflector (trough) that focuses the sun's direct beam radiation onto a linear receiver located at the focus of the parabola.

A heat transfer fluid is heated as it circulates through the receiver, with the captured energy used to generate steam for power generation or for process heat.

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A narrow, elongated area of low atmospheric pressure that usually runs north to south.
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