arc measurement

arc measurement

[¦ärk ¦mezh·ər·mənt]
(geodesy)
A survey method used to determine the size of the earth.
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Feature Constraints set certain parameters for feature calculation resulting in more precise arc measurement during large volume applications
By first examining a conventional far field test range, how this focal arc measurement technique works and its limitations can be understood.
6171), and the patient with Brooker grade III HO on the HR side had a lower abduction-adduction arc on the resurfacing side (65[degrees] vs 80[degrees] for the THA side), as well as a lower rotation arc (55[degrees] vs 75[degrees] for the THA side), while the flexion arc measurements were identical between the two hips.