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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This study uses the "moment technique" to determine the major axis length of a cake image.
a) The major axis length of the cashew kernel is the length (in pixels) of the major axis of the ellipse that has the same normalized second central moments as the region, while the minor axis length is the length (in pixels) of the minor axis of the ellipse that has the same normalized second central moments as the region.
0 cm along its major axis [3], (2) anatomically exceptional fabella in the lateral head of the gastrocnemius, (3) abnormal placement or mismatch of prosthetic components resulting in impingement of the fabella, and (4) ligament instability possibly caused by an unbalanced distribution of soft tissue [12].
Spinning dope is not considered as a two-dimensional flow, and an exact expression of the deformation rate of the major axis is:
Weedy rice seeds length, width, rectangular aspect ratio, major axis length, minor axis length, and aspect ratio were analyzedusing one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) by comparing the means of each morphological characteristics between weedy rice seeds variants samples.
s] are the standard deviation of the major axis and the minor axis of the ellipse, they equal to half length of major axis and minor axis respectively; {{[x.
D-value produced greater value of moments when compared with ETABS in case of the columns which were parallel to the major axis
The major axis runs the length of the building to create a central court, and a secondary axis links this area to an ambulance entrance on the north.
These effects are the most pronounced when the major axis of the ellipse is parallel to the y-axis.
8 light-years for the major axis or longest dimension of the star's orbit.
the major axis of the future reform of the European Common Agriculture Policy.