major arc

major arc

[′mā·jər ′ärk]
(mathematics)
The longer of the two arcs produced by a secant of a circle.
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It's not merely that compressing this major arc so much at the end makes it harder to believe the change of heart between the two characters; it's that "The Crown" leaves no time for Philip to develop the interests that ultimately seemed to have sustained him as Elizabeth's consort, among them long-term presidency of the World Wildlife Fund, which merits a single line of dialogue in the entire season.
The major Arc trials at Chantilly were a little underwhelming and there were no performances which would have worried connections of market leader Enable or Ulysses.
ESAB reports it provides a comprehensive range of consumables for all the major arc welding processes used with nickel alloys, dissimilar welds, cast iron, cryogenic applications and for nickel alloy cladding.
But he came good in no uncertain style when winning the Grand Prix De Paris by five lengths and then ran a most eyecatching trial in the Prix Niel, which is one of the major Arc trials.
Okay, so the major arc of the plot isn't packed with suspense, but The Whistling Season isn't about the destination (which is a good thing, because some contrived surprises at the end are the novel's only real weakness).
It is the first indication in the film of Hirohito as a person rather than a carefully attended persona, and thus does the film's major arc emerge: as his country's situation steadily worsens, Hirohito slowly begins to reclaim his humanity.
Albert Parsons (Dennis McNitt) and his wife, Lucy (Squeaky Moore), may be willing to die for their beliefs--the show's major arc is Albert's decision to face execution so he can defend his socialist politics in court --but as embodied in this production, the firebrands are dishrag limp.
com/chicago-pd-season-4-spoilers-will-nbc-series-explore-lindsay-halsteads-past-2410253) Jay Halstead in Season 4, a recurring character will also have a major arc in the upcoming episodes.
Also down to 4-1 with Victor Chandler, North Light was not the only major Arc mover yesterday as Shirocco was cut to 10-1 (from 16) with Ladbrokes and to 12-1 (from 16) with William Hill.
District 21's Desk Sergeant Trudy Platt (Amy Morton) will have a major arc in Season 4.
Criminal Minds" is going steadily into its 10th season, but what's interesting is after the much-teased major arc where The Replicator will be making a comeback as the main villain, there have not been any hints regarding such twist yet.
Berlin will be a major arc and perhaps the main antagonist of "The Blacklist" Season 2.

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