broken line


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broken line

[¦brō·kən ‚līn]
(mathematics)
A line which is composed of a series of line segments lying end to end, and which does not form a continuous line.
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Figures 12-15 show tension stress and maximum deflection with wheel load (each graph is composed of a two-dimensional broken line graph and a three-dimensional broken line graph).
For each ingredient, a single-slope broken line model (proc nlin) was first fitted to determine the coefficients to be used in the nonlinear mixed approach (proc nlmixed) using pig as a random variable [18].
We can't always prevent a snagged lure or a broken line, but we can clean up after ourselves when we enjoy the outdoors and reduce the likelihood that discarded fishing line or other plastics will unintentionally harm wildlife.
The area shopkeepers told reporter that it was regrettable that the Chaklala Cantonment Authorities had failed to repair the broken line which occasionally kept over-flowing.
They come with the Hydro-Tek Nock System for a precision launch of each shot, a Big Head Pro Point to hold the biggest, hardiest-fighting fish and an AMS Safety Slide to keep shooters safe from arrow bounce-back or broken line. The shaft is 32 inches long.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted that the broken line dated to 1921.
He was arrested last Wednesday after a BT engineer was called to fix a broken line in Habberley Road.
The Phillips Collection unveiled Broken Line, a family of tables, consoles and decorative wall art created by the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based design firm Broken Line Design.
Figure 1 in Page 65 shows that the elements of Group 18 are concentrated along the upper broken line, which is split into three straight lines joining three elements (four elements in the end) in each.
Examination of the hydraulic system for the landing gear and flaps revealed a broken line.
The heavy broken line at the left separates the part of the moon visible from the earth from the portion that cannot be seen....
"Once the TCU tank empties, the unit shuts down, preventing any further mess as a result of a broken line," Morrison explains.