maximum elevation


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maximum elevation

[′mak·sə·məm ‚el·ə′vā·shən]
(ordnance)
The greatest vertical angle at which a gun or launcher can be laid; usually limited by the mechanical structure of the piece.
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The height was recorded by placing the adjustable tip in such a way that one tip rests on the point of maximum elevation and the other at the distal border of torus.
The dimensionless elevation of the molten slats in the flat interface regime increases in exact proportion to the decrease of the container diameter, because the maximum elevation is not affected by the container dimension.
Where, r is the distance between the satellite and the center of the earth, [r.sub.E] is the radius of the earth, [integral] is the satellite operating frequency, [theta] = [[theta].sub.max] is set the maximum elevation for satellite to ground link system.
Bramble Cay melomys are believed to have been endemic to Bramble Cay, a small coral island off the north coast of Queensland, Australia with a maximum elevation of three meters above sea level.
Begin by bottoming out the rear sight and then counting the clicks until you have reached the maximum elevation. Divide that by two and count down that number of clicks.
According to the Great Falls Sectional Aeronautical Chart that was current at the time of the accident, the depicted maximum elevation figure in the area of the accident site was 12,500 feet msl; the accident site was located at 9970 feet.
ST elevation was recorded in millimeters from the lead in which maximum elevation was observed.
Located only one hour away from Beirut with a maximum elevation of 2,465 meters at the Mzaar peak, Mzaar Kfar Debian's 40 slopes, many gentle and intermediate, are an enjoyable mix.
Robin Scagell, vice-president of the Society for Popular Astronomy, said: "The space station's maximum elevation will be about 23 degrees viewed from London, which is just above the rooftops.
The endurance challenge will involve swimming 400m at Holmfirth Pool, riding a bicycle 24km around Holmfirth that has a total ascent of 320m and a maximum elevation of 195m, and then running 5.6km on a similar route to the cycle leg.
1a), the large event at [x.sub.1] = 4730 m and [x.sub.2] = 120 m has a maximum elevation of [[eta].sub.max] = 4.7 m.

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