central projection

central projection

[′sen·trəl prə′jek·shən]
(mathematics)
A mapping of a configuration into a plane that associates with any point of the configuration the intersection with the plane of the line passing through the point and a fixed point.
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Tegumen with central projection narrow and more or less twisted, reaching to base of uncus; uncus broad, 1.
However, statistics used by the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) also indicated its central projection was that joblessness would still be just above the threshold, at 7.
According to government officials, the central projection is 
for the population of the emirate to rise from the current two million to above three million by 2020.
In its central projection, the Bank forecast gross domestic product (GDP) of around 1% this year and 1.
is the central projection with the centre in point 0 and two planes [pi] and [pi]'.
For 2010, our central projection for the region is one of 1.
The central projection is for inflation as falling sharply to under one per cent for the rest of this year, then picking up towards the Bank's two per cent target in early 2010 as the Government VAT cut is reversed.
The central projection of the finance ministry is growth of 2.
Indeed, though not part of the central projection, deflation would now appear to be a greater risk than an alternative where inflation expectations become unanchored, although neither eventuality has a very high probability.
The central projection diverges from the mesial process and the central projection length to total length of pleopod (mean = 44.
The nearly spherical cones have eight to 10 scales, each looking like a shield with a central projection (called an umbo, if you want to impress your botanist or Scrabble-playing friends).

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