differential indexing

differential indexing

[‚dif·ə′ren·chəl ′in‚deks·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A method of subdividing a circle based on the difference between movements of the index plate and index crank of a dividing engine.
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Based upon a review of documentation made public by Marimba and the W3C, Novadigm believes DRP may use techniques similar to its patented methods, including DRP's use of differential indexing.

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