major axis


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major axis

See semimajor axis.

major axis

[′mā·jər ′ak·səs]
(mathematics)
The longer of the two axes with respect to which an ellipse is symmetric.
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The experiments also revealed that the elliptical jet undergoes an interesting axis switching in which the major axis becomes the minor axis farther downstream distance from the nozzle.
If the shape of cells is ellipsoidal and each cell is arranged parallel to the extruded direction, the macroscopic dielectric constant has a maximum in the direction of major axis of ellipsoid even if both polymer and cells are dielectrically isotropic by themselves.
From the moments of area of the drop, assuming an elliptical shape, the two axes and the angle between the major axis and the gradient direction are extracted.
The basic dry-spinning equations have been developed on our previous work [16], the glass transition temperature and imidization degree of the precursor fibers are related to solvent mass fraction and curing temperature [22], and the final imidization degree of precursor fiber is taken from our experimental data [23], Here, the arithmetic mean of major axis and minor axis are used to substitute for the fiber radius, and the profile degree equation of cross section is derived to calculate the fiber shape change.
Al-Youm newspaper pointed out that the Kingdom has always been the major axis of security and regional stability, and against interfering in the internal affairs of States, noting that the Saudi policy has been distancing itself from any incalculated foreign adventures.
The Inka Road functioned as a complex network and major axis for communication, transportation, expansion, administration and political control of vast and varied territories of the Inka Empire.
at least two accumulator segments having a substantially circumferential orientation such that each of the at least two accumulator segments have a major axis that run substantially circumferentially and intersects the at least one longitudinal segment at a vertex, wherein each of the respective intersections of the at least one substantially longitudinal segment and each of the at least two accumulator segments when measured from the vertex forms a step having a discernible angle of less than about 110[degrees].
The extraction of individual morphological characteristics of weedy rice seeds variants were carried out to extract individual seed length, width, rectangular aspect ratio, major axis length, minor axis length and aspect ratio [3, 4].
The most common metrics based on the BFE are the ratio between the minor and the major axes of the ellipse (on which asymmetry and elongation are calculated) and the orientation of the major axis of the ellipse, which estimates the orientation of the lake (see, e.
Dr Bin Fahad said: "Sustainability represents a cornerstone of the policy of the UAE development, and has been adopted as a major axis of Expo 2020, the international event that we are all proud to work and be ready to host in Dubai.
The social dimension in agriculture and the rural sector in the Near East and North Africa, rpresent another major axis of discussion.
But because of the peg's tip elliptical movement in YOX plane (Peg I, a), bushing is turned by the angle so the alignment trajectory lie on the major axis of the ellipse and then pushed towards coordinate axes center.