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T-square

a T-shaped ruler used in mechanical drawing, consisting of a short crosspiece, which slides along the edge of the drawing board, and a long horizontal piece: used for drawing horizontal lines and to support set squares when drawing vertical and inclined lines

T-square, tee square

A guide used in mechanical and architectural drawing; consists of two arms joined together at right angles, like the letter T; the shorter arm slides along the edge of the drawing table or drawing board, which serves as a guide; the longer arm is used to draw parallel lines or to support triangles for drawing lines at different angles.
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Results of parametric T-square testing of the difference between group means and comparisons between the mean shapes of males and females based on Procrustes and Mahalanobis distances.
None of the three mean nearest neighbor measurements, whether derived from the true grid reference coordinates or estimated with the T-square method, differed significantly among sites (Fig.
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The surface should also have a straightedge that a T-square can run along (Figure 1-2a) so a series of horizontal parallel lines can be drawn.
We have heard from women who have had male lecturers say things like, 'Who's got a T-square, oh, it's been touched by a woman but it should be all right
When I were a lad, I used to trudge to Charles Trevelyan College, humming The Ronettes' greatest hits and carrying an Army surplus haversack holding a sheaf of notes ( and sticking out the top was a T-square.
As in Uccello's project, there is something inevitable and potentially distracting about Rezac's inquiry, an intense solipsism that privileges that which is positioned at the point of a sharpened pencil and the edge of a T-square.
A T-square test found no significant overall difference between the groups, and t tests found no significant differences between the groups on five major variables, suggesting that non-response bias was minimal.
announced Wednesday the acquisition of privately held T-Square Reprographics, a provider of reproduction and document management services headquartered in Miami.
Back in the day, as people under 20 are fond of saying (I keep thinking they're referring to last Tuesday, and often they are), the networks relied on a baffling array of charts and graphs done up by T-square nerds in the research department.
The T-square is a long straightedge that derives its name from its shape, Figure 1-1.
Spatial distribution patterns were determined by nearest neighbor analysis using the T-square distance sampling method (5).