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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.

Straight

Describing a phone that connects directly to one and only one other phone. One need not dial any number between straight phones.
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The new MFX Bone Collector shaft from Beman features Micro-Diameter construction, a straightness tolerance of .
Obtain a 6-fold reduction in barrel straightness measurement time.
The product is suited for applications long shaft lengths because of its ability to maintain straightness with reduced distortion; it is available in lengths up to 15 ft.
Tolerances (Surface Finish, Flatness, Straightness, Parallelism, Axial / Radial Runout)
An extruded aluminum frame provides attractive but precision appearance combined with 50 mm (2 inches) low profile overall bed thickness, straightness, smooth-safe outer surface and longitudinal T-slots for layout/arrangement flexibility and accessory mounting without welding.
There are indications that the accuracy may be further improved by correcting for machine straightness errors, which are on the order of 0.
The suit--which insists, "While plaintiff believes in the right of others to follow their own sexual preference, vast numbers of the public throughout the world do not share that view"--is one of a series of salvos from Cruise against media outlets who have impugned his straightness.
He identifies certain trees as crops because of their straightness, lack of limbs and marketability.
She has no breasts that sag or rumple her straightness.
Controlling how rough or smooth we want the surface of our materials with atomic-scale precision enables Bloo to apply materials to its advanced solar cell architecture reliably and precisely, while producing greater strength, straightness and stability.
Contract notice: Purchase of Steel rails 60E1 R260 in the amount of 44 520 210 m in length may tolerances X and class straightness, flatness.