line of action


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line of action

[′līn əv ′ak·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
The locus of contact points as gear teeth profiles go through mesh.
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The third line of action aims at promoting transnational learning mobility for all young people and tackling the 'remaining' obstacles to mobility.
The advantages of an investment line of action in IW are the opportunity to develop cultural and environmental skills as well as to build and sustain relationships and access and mutual understanding of challenges in the region.
The stiffness is determined along the gear line of action in some meshing points placed in the first transverse plan.
Now two of his supporters are planning to launch a full line of action figures featuring historical figures such as South American independence heroes Simon Bolivar and Francisco de Miranda.
Now because the powers that be took the line of action they did, it is going to be felt by the local taxpayer in the end.
Fearful that he could perish in the line of action and leave his children destitute, Larry suggests a bold plan of action to his equally straight buddy, Chuck Levine (Adam Sandier): they claim to be gay and name Chuck as the new beneficiary.
The administration is right to encourage this line of action.
A policy based on the worst possible line of action can lead nowhere but to horror," said Chirac, opening a summit in Cannes of African heads of state
Just about in time for the new season, McFarlane Toys will create a line of action figures based on the ABC series "Lost.
A sixth postulate, P6, maintains that actors are able to distinguish the costs and benefits of alternative lines of action and that they choose the line of action with the most favorable balance (maximization, optimization).
No excuses, no shifting the blame, just a straight explanation and a direct line of action.
it then demanded that its leader, Yasser Arafat, crush Hamas, a by then impossible task, even if Arafat had wanted to follow this line of action.