fixed direction

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Take the definite and fixed direction you definite and fixed direction you want to head without the sway of want to head without the sway of those who really have no say.
In particular we are interested in mean values for the lengths of the typical I-, K- and J segment having a fixed direction and their relation to the mean values without the directional conditioning (this could be of some interest for stereological questions).
With an analogous way, we define 3--type slant helices whose trinormal lines make a constant angle with a fixed direction in [E.
The wheel's spin produces inertia that keeps the wheel's spin axis pointed in a fixed direction, so gyroscopes have long served as stable references for compasses and navigation systems.
Tool tip positioning errors are measured dynamically along a fixed direction using various tool paths to determine angular, dynamic, and tool tip positioning errors.
Hogwarts, as befitting any school of wizardry with gravity-defying staircases of no fixed direction, is filled with sinister secrets.
said the market ''is not prepared to move the yen-dollar exchange rate in one fixed direction sharply in view of last week's releases of a series of Japanese and U.
Aluminium: Erratic trading with no fixed direction saw closing prices see-saw daily with $10 per tonne limits until closing at the top end of Friday's range at $1,608 for a $14 overall gain on the week.
Each birefringent molecule has a fixed direction depending on the argon beam polarization and intensity, and on the thermal agitation.
A track is also the forced or fixed direction imposed on one by external forces, such as the railroad tracks (which "control" the "feet" [32] of Joe, Violet, and the millions of other migrants), the record needle's track, or more generally fate: A faithful man near fifty "is bound to the track.
For many purposes, the most useful orbits are those in which the ellipse always points in a fixed direction as it sweeps over the Earth.
Linearly polarized light is an electromagnetic wave whose electric and magnetic fields oscillate along fixed directions when the light travels through space.