broken line


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broken line

[¦brō·kən ‚līn]
(mathematics)
A line which is composed of a series of line segments lying end to end, and which does not form a continuous line.
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When determined by broken line analysis, the estimated minimum phytase dose (FTU/kg) needed to plateau STTD of P was, respectively, 454 for 65.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted that the broken line dated to 1921.
He was arrested last Wednesday after a BT engineer was called to fix a broken line in Habberley Road.
Broken Line items are made of chamcha wood, an exotic form of acacia found in northern Thailand.
Figure 1 in Page 65 shows that the elements of Group 18 are concentrated along the upper broken line, which is split into three straight lines joining three elements (four elements in the end) in each.
Examination of the hydraulic system for the landing gear and flaps revealed a broken line.
The heavy broken line at the left separates the part of the moon visible from the earth from the portion that cannot be seen.
A broken line could be caused just by normal wear and tear, rubbing on a surface, or even a sprue getting jammed up against the line and then being snagged.
But no crews ever showed up to fix the broken line, despite wasting a gallon of water each minute, destroying part of the road and creating an algae bloom.
The November 15 scourge of twisters formed in a squall line, while the November 6 monster descended from a broken line that formed an out-of-season supercell.
He said: "A broken line was reported in a tunnel near the North Shields Metro station and we have provided a connecting bus service between the stations affected.
For safety, the two cylinder sets are each fed by a hydraulic line, If one line should become inoperable, the lift will not come down because the other line will hold it up until the broken line is repaired.