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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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3 lb and uses brushless d-c servo motors for each axis and a freely programmable controller.
The AXIS 207 comes with a high-quality progressive scan CMOS image sensor to provide excellent images in lighting conditions as low as one lux.
There are some adult situations with the love triangle between Axis, Faraday and Ahzure, but no detailed sex scenes.
Next, double-click the vertical axis to bring up the Format Axis dialog.
Called the dynamo theory, it evokes a comparison between a planet's magnetic axis and the shaft of an electric motor.
Horizontal Axis Compaction Table--A horizontal axis compaction table is firmly coupled to a flask by side-mounted hydraulic clamps that allow the flask to be removed from its conveyor by means of pneumatic actuators.
Encoder positioning on each axis allows complete position, multiple-stop, and stroke adjustment from operator control pendant.