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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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ACROSS the visual axis" (ACVA): locating the long axis of the transducer and placing the needle perpendicular to the visual axis (Fig.
In the plane perpendicular to the standard visual axis, the limit of the upper visual field is 50[degrees], and the limit of the bottom visual field is 70[degrees].
A line bisecting this field represents the visual axis.
Similarly, from the west facade, a reciprocal portal has been created to give ferry passengers and pedestrians an unobstructed visual axis from the river to the city.
on the mall that forms the visual axis between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.
Instant kits allow you to bring any area of the garden into play - the eye is inevitably drawn to the frame and if you were to add some kind of central focal point you have a visual axis.
The electrical axis of the eye corresponds to its visual axis, so determining orientation of the dipole also will determine orientation of the eye (Davson, 1980, p.
That sanguine vision is shared by Weiss and Manfredi, a husband-and-wife team from New York who won a 1989 competition to design a four-acre site that forms the end of a visual axis tying the Lincoln Memorial to the cemetery and, above it, the mansion of Robert E.
The roughly east-west visual axis of the U had to be confronted by a functional axis: access from the common drive to the nort had to be driven southwards through to the main living spaces which open to the south east over the green valley below.
This effect, barely perceptible at a normal-viewing distance, is produced by placing two Cibachrome transparencies not more than a couple of centimeters apart to create a disturbance of the visual axis, a change in the torso we are looking at.

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