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inclination

noun affinity, aptitude, aptness, bent, bias, cast, direction, fondness, inclinatio, leaning, liking, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, proneness, propensity, slant, studium, tendency, voluntas
Foreign phrases: Judicium redditur in invitum, in praeeumptione legis.In presumption of law, a judgment is given against one's inclination. Favores ampliandi sunt; odia restringenda. Favorable inclinations should be ennouraged, animosities should be restrained.
See also: affection, affinity, amenability, animus, aptitude, bias, character, characteristic, choice, color, complexion, conatus, conviction, course, design, desire, direction, disposition, favor, habit, instinct, intent, notion, partiality, penchant, perspective, persuasion, point of view, position, posture, preconception, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, proclivity, propensity, regard, stand, standpoint, tendency, will
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24],[30] In the present study, we found that the percentage of load transferred through the lateral compartment, as well as contact stresses, remained similar when comparing different inclinations of tibial component knee models in neutral alignment [Figure 2]b.
The mandibular plane showed more vestibular inclinations, followed by neutral inclinations, and lingual inclinations in a lower proportion.
SUMMARY--Articular eminence inclination (AEI) of the temporomandibular joint leads the mandible in its movements.
Figures 5-8 shows the variations of thermal efficiency with heat input, angle of inclinations and filing ratios of working fluid in the heat pipe.
Pulse Structural Monitoring has won a contract from National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Arendal in Norway to provide an acoustic mooring line subsea monitoring system for measuring mooring line inclination and tension.
Table 1 shows the computed results for the crack initiation angle for different crack inclinations under uniaxial tensile loading.
GreyStone recognized the need for log washer operators to keep output quality consistent without having to make frequent manual adjustments to the angle of inclination.
2) In the same paragraph (and also later in the Groundwork) Kant adds that inclinations are burdensome, even from the perspective of one's own happiness, because they "always leave behind a still greater void than one had thought to fill," and for this reason everyone "wish[es] to be rid of [inclinations].
The control set (10) is a separate plummet, which allows to perform control of inclinations of the particular plummets of the basic set (9) according to the formula 1:
In summary, Aquinas's view of natural law is founded upon an understanding of the nature of the first principle of practical reason and its relation to the natural inclinations.
Moreover, freedom is never in conflict with the person's natural inclinations but is developed for the good every time one cooperates with nature.
Summary: Rabat - The peaceful and legitimate demands of Laayoune's inhabitants were exploited by terrorists and ex-convicts with separatist inclinations to undermine Morocco's stability and unity, concluded a report by the fact-finding parliamentary commission on the events that have lately occurred in the Gdeim Izik camp and Laayoune.