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Off Center

In numismatics, describing a coin on which a mistake was made in the striking such that the inscriptions are not centered properly. Because off center coins are somewhat unusual, they may be valuable, though they are illiquid assets.
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We advocate a slight off-center forward body posture with the athlete high on the balls of his/her feet and the focus on arm action.
However, the thinness of these rings and their off-center location from the supernova may require some modification of this simple model, he adds.
The titanium cup face, with patented Variable Face Thickness (VFT(R)) Technology, has a much larger effective hitting area for greater distance on off-center shots.
He emphasized classical technique--its deportment, strong legs, and graceful arms--but these poses transgressed rapidly to Clark's more avant-garde trademarks, like off-center arms, stuck-out bottoms, and crouching balances.
Abe Lincoln's gotten big headed and Alexander Hamilton is a little off-center.
Here what at first looks like a network of lines radiating from the main, off-center accretion of cross-hatching turns out to be microscriptural repetitions of the word "green.
Because of Earth's off-center location in the Milky Way, she says, the symmetric distribution argues against a burst source associated with our own galaxy unless the bursts originate in a huge halo whose inner diameter is double that of the Milky Way.
From a physician's perspective, the larger number of sequences and extraordinary high-quality images captured per unit time with the Vantage allows for high-end applications, such as high-resolution imaging, MRA and off-center field-of-view skeletal imaging.
Val Caniparoli's Torque featured the spirited, brassy music of Michael Torke, which supported the quick, oddly angled, off-center movement.
The sheer weight of the pumpkin pulls it off-center as it grows, resulting in a lopsided squash he says has more creative potential than just the ordinary pumpkin.
In a recent work, 5-92, tilted white discs, anchored by satiny black holes and suspended in effulgent blue fields, seem to hover just barely off-center like "unseen forces bombarding the universe.
Placing the inlet to the glass reaction chamber slightly off-center forces the entering gas to swirl at a velocity near the speed of sound.