grain direction

grain direction

[′grān də‚rek·shən]
(computer science)
In character recognition, the arrangement of paper fibers in relation to a document's travel through a character reader.
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Together, these directions form the grain direction map.
Parts can be selected from the screen or a kit of parts, and their orientation fixed where grain direction needs to be maintained, or rotated to any angle.
As the conductor becomes stretched and relaxed, it can "work harden" and eventually crack along the grain direction.
The sample is set at the begining with its grain direction parallel to the trolley movement.
The sound board area on the clavichord was huge, and the grain direction was on the diagonal rather than parallel to the front.
Plies of high density polyethylene film are laminated across each other during manufacture, resulting in extreme durability and tear-resistance without any grain direction.
The sanding disc moves randomly, so sanding is more easily accomplished without worrying about grain direction.
The stock blank was also selected for function rather than for show, with good grain direction through the wrist to withstand the force of the potent .
Such sharp discontinuities in grain direction look like defects in a partially ordered liquid-crystal system, Kramer says.
Essentially this means a grain direction that flows down and out through the pistol grip area, because most of the stress in both a rifle and shotgun occurs just forward of that point.
Grain direction should be marked on all samples as they are cut from the milled sheet.
It is flexible enough to fold and curl the way we need it to, regardless of the grain direction, yet is has the strength to be reused multiple times.