glide plane


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glide plane

[′glīd ‚plān]
(crystallography)
A lattice plane in a crystal on which translation or twin gliding occurs. Also known as slip plane.
(navigation)
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In order to investigate the effects of Fe on the response of the PPv to plastic shear, we substituted one atom of Mg close to the glide plane with ferrous Fe.
23) We test the ability of the stacking fault to adsorb Fe by calculating the stable stacking fault energy variations by changing the distance between the single-point defect and the glide plane.
And what, what is absent in all of this is some sort of effort to achieve political consensus between the, the president and the Democrats to come up with some sort of glide plane so it--we don't have in January 2009 helicopters leaving from the roof of the embassy.