zero length

zero length

[′zir·ō ′leŋkth]
(aerospace engineering)
In rocket launchers, zero length indicates that the launcher is designed to hold the rocket in position for launching but not to give it guidance.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of fused silica zero length cf 35 viewport flange
The infinite mass and zero length unit are objectively unreachable.
ZERO_LENGTH is defined as a dummy variable capturing a zero length of the relationship with the potential lender.
When we replace the length of the relationship (LENGTH) with the zero length of the relationship (ZERO_LENGTH), the coefficient for the preexisting relationship (ZERO_LENGTH) is significant and positive, suggesting that those businesses that do not have a preexisting relationship with the lender receive loan rates that are about 86.
upsilon]7] can be interpreted as the zero length loss coefficient of the fitting, since a curve plotted through the data points is a straight-line if the loss coefficient is a constant.
A zero length loss coefficient was calculated by fitting a least squares curve to the pressure loss data.
When the standard is a tool of zero length; the tool is in the spindle; and the X, Y, and Z axes are at their machine zero position, the machine zero point is the point in space occupied by the tool reference point, since this is the tip of the zero length standard.
With preset tooling, the machine zero point is occupied by the tool reference point--the tip of the zero length standard--when the axes are at their machine zero position.
This was reduced to 376 trees by filtering and finally 156 trees after manual removal of topologies with zero length internal branches (referred to subsequently as the 'manual tree set').
PS/Bodyshop provides capabilities for detecting and repairing geometric anomalies such as zero length curves, coincident curves, gaps, spikes and illegal intersections.
This time, they are looking for what remains of the zero length launch F-100D, a sleek rocket-launched fighter that crashed on its second flight.
Also, N-sided patches now support sides of zero length, which greatly increases the range of models that can be blended.