minor bend

minor bend

[′mīn·ər ′bend]
(electromagnetism)
Rectangular waveguide bent so that throughout the length of a bend a longitudinal axis of the guide lies in one plane which is parallel to the narrow side of the waveguide.
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Site 2 was a 90-degree square intersection; approximately 150 feet to the right of the crossing point, the main street had a severe bend in the roadway, beyond which the approaching vehicles could not be seen, and approximately 100 feet to the left was a minor bend that was more gradual (approaching vehicles could be seen approximately 200 feet away).
There were 6 environmental conditions under which the participants made detection decisions of approaching vehicles: a straight roadway with no obstacles ("straight"), a straight roadway with a baffle to obstruct the sound ("baffle"), a severe bend in the road, a minor bend in the road, a hill falling away from the participants, and a heavily treed approach.
She said she could see the lights of his Corsa in the distance coming closer to a minor bend at speed.
The hearing was told that 23-year-old Daniel Mark Williams had negotiated a couple of minor bends about 150 yards before colliding with an oncoming vehicle.