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pivot

1. a short shaft or pin supporting something that turns; fulcrum
2. the end of a shaft or arbor that terminates in a bearing

pivot

[′piv·ət]
(mechanics)
A short, pointed shaft forming the center and fulcrum on which something turns, balances, or oscillates.

pivot

1. A hinge.
2. The axle or pin about which a window or door rotates.
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The pivot shift phenomenon: results and description of a modified clinical test for anterior cruciate ligament insufficiency.
The main contribution of SSS is the use of a new pivot selection strategy.
The most recent algorithmic paper on pivot search and pivot-admissibility is [3] and the authors proposed a bounded Bunch-Kaufman pivot selection for bounding the numerical values of the factor.
By linking the pivot table results to the financial statements, a pivot table allows an easy demonstration of the effect of a single transaction on the results.
The Neo-Flex stand from Ergotron (www.ergotron.com) can pivot 90 degrees.
Over the summer a group of scientists used computer modeling to look at the role of binding pivot point position and release characteristics on ACL strain during a phantom-foot fall.
* A "Dual-Guide" slide puck system supports the upper jaw, increasing pivot, cutting efficiency and jaw component and blade life.
MONTREAL -- The Pivot Program, which delivers services to English-speaking residents living in the largely francophone areas of the city from Rosemount to Point aux Trembles will not be closed by the Montreal Regional Health Board.
On the backswing, let your right leg straighten, in order to create a strong pivot past to turn your right hip around and create power.
If the term "high tech" isn't too absurd to apply to a table, the Varmint Masters BR Pivot bench rest is high tech.
The improvement involves mounting the clamp member to the support surface at a pivot joint for pivotal movement of the clamp member with respect to the support surface.
The new experiment incorporates several improvements in the apparatus to address these issues, including stiffer components for transferring the mass standard on and off the balance, better servo control of the balance, better pivot materials, and the incorporation of erasing techniques into the mass transfer servo system.