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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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With respect to lumbar mobilizations (L-MOB), long axis distraction was used AA/O by 61.3% of respondents and iliomammilary mobilization was used AA/O by 49.1% of respondents
This is fire in which the long axis of the beaten zone coincides with the long axis of the target, This is the single most desirable class of machine gun fire with respect to the target, because it makes the most effective use of the beaten zone.
Analysis of the microscopic structural changes that underlie the response of the droplet to the applied field revealed that accompanying the shape transition at 0.5 V/nm is a sharp increase in the degree of reorientation of the molecular electric dipoles, which after the transition lie preferentially along the direction of the applied electric field and coincide with the long axis of the needle-A[degrees]A[degrees]like liquid droplet.
As shown, in simulating the blow-forming process, the following geometry parameters and experimental conditions were assumed: t (thickness of sheet) = 1.5 mm, a (long axis of the die) = 40 mm, b (short axis of the die) = 20 mm, R (die entry radius) = 5 mm, r (die root radius) = 2 mm, h (die height) = 10 mm, m (shear friction factor) = 0.5, T (temperature of Ti-6Al-4V alloy sheet) = 1000 [degrees]C, and strain rate = 0.1 [s.sup.-1].
Our method of breast excision examination (serial sectioning along the long axis) allows for measurement of the ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) lesion in a 3-dimensional axis, with the largest dimension being recorded as the DCIS size.
Among the six keys to normal occlusion, the correct mesiodistal position of the dental crown's long axis contributes to reaching the balance of the occlusion and of the stomatognathic system.
So prior to activating (making the stroke), the terminal shank is not parallel to the long axis of the tooth, but braced against and slightly diagonal to the long axis of the tooth.
RV enlargement was measured by RV/left ventricular (LV) end-diastolic area ratio in the long axis. Septal dyskinesia was quantified by measuring short-axis systolic eccentricity of the LV.
"By chaining victims to these blocks along the long axis, they are trying to make sure that spectators have the maximum view of whatever was happening and preventing victims from sheltering against the arena wall, where they could be seen by only half of the audience."
The motor casing serves as the heat sink for the servo/control system, which is attached to the long axis of the motor, adding only a small amount to the cross sectional profile.
Rose's proposed exam consists of three ultrasound views: a right upper quadrant view, the same as is used for a focused assessment with sonography for trauma, or FAST, examination; a cardiac assessment with a subxiphoid or parasternal long axis view; and an abdominal view.
"(The fire base lies) parallel to the long axis of the impact zone," said Orr.