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Axis

In Cartesian charting, a line that bisects a chart. The x-axis cuts a chart horizontally, while the y-axis cuts it vertically.
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statistically significant differences in mechanical properties in specimens cut along or across the long axis of the facing or sandwich panel) were identified, and, where there was either no statistically significant difference or a significant difference between panels or panel directions that was very small, then data were pooled for practical purposes to give averages for the panel type.
This is not strictly true, because if a single column of enemy troops, as in a patrol, were advancing with their long axis perpendicular (or normal) to the front line, then enfilade engagement in this example would mean firing with the machine gun pointed at the first man in the single file, and thus it would also be frontal fire, and yet the long axis of the beaten zone would coincide with the long axis of the column of troops.
Solis Lacus was seen to have a new, more circular shape, and was smaller with its long axis rotated clockwise so that it extended somewhat to the NW.
For example, if you are working on Quadrant I facial and you are scaling on the distal surface of tooth #3, the terminal shank of the Gracey 13/14 is diagonal, not parallel, to the long axis of the tooth and braced against the convexity of the facial aspect when the stroke is initiated (Figure 2).
The load (25 daN) was applied on the oral surface of the crown, under an angle of 45 degrees to the long axis of the tooth, evenly distributed to the loading area.
The length of the limb is determined by prompting the user for distal and proximal locations, and the distal location is used to direct the long axis of the limb.
The transferred coracoid is then attached to the anteroinferior glenoid along its long axis, with an attempt made to match the curvature of the rim.
With the needle we gently and steadily fenestrated the tendon to create windows along its long axis, and we also abraded the edge of the bone .
The fire base lies) parallel to the long axis of the impact zone," said Orr.
Unlike other configurations these pin fibers do not bend, instead the long axis of the pin is positioned in line with the shooter's eye.
That radius up there'--he points to the top of Torqued Ellipse, an oval-shaped piece where the upper long axis crosses that of the oval on the ground at a 90 degree angle 'is the same as it is down there'.