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horizontal plane

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′plān]
(anatomy)
A transverse plane at right angles to the longitudinal axis of the body.

horizontal plane

A plane perpendicular to the direction of a plumb line.
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dr], which in turn can be expressed as a function of the direct and diffuse solar intensities reaching a horizontal plane [I.
As opposed to morality, which assumes universality and is vertically enacted, ethology respects the particularity of ethical agents and their situation among other beings on the horizontal plane they all occupy.
GPS1 sensor shift from the horizontal plane at maximum tilt perpendicular to superstructure axis relative to the plane of travel.
In step 1, when maximum input displacement of 55 [micro]m was applied at the horizontal plane of the internal ring, was observed, that the maximum output displacement of the target plate is in the node 1, which value is 51.
The rotary table rotated in the horizontal plane and vertical plane.
2010) at a horizontal plane covering the whole station area is shown in Figure 8.
And, presumably, social intercourse on a horizontal plane.
One must shun pseudo-pastoral claims that place the matter on a merely horizontal plane, where all that matters is satisfying subjective requests to obtain [an annulment] at all costs," Benedict said.
Graham-White Manufacturing is investigating possibilities of additional venting for the saddle core, which may include drills from prints and/or forming the saddle core as a two-part assembly with a ring venting channel in the horizontal plane formed during coremaking.
The flow in the test section is strictly three-dimensional so that presentation of the flow field information is limited and for the sake of clarity figures are divided, as the horizontal plane, (b) the vertical plane in each figure.