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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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Pivot points can be used by both range-bound traders and breakout traders.
With a new binding design featuring two pivot points along the boot, one point would always be able to detect such a load.
Pivot points were significant in 14 of the 52 monthly means for Huntsville, or 26% of the time.
The LPZ is the company's only conveyor series design with one or two adjustable pivot points, allowing the conveyor to be adjusted at different angles.
The dual lift stations, with two pivot points, allow a roll to be readily maneuvered into true vertical and true horizontal positions.
The entry places very few concrete ties on the area in the form of pivot points, building ratios or building heights.
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Standard features include a load-centering limit switch, four-sided bellows safety skirt, a base-mounted maintenance bar to retain the lift in the up position for servicing, a square edge platform top to resist tipping, steel scissor legs, hardened chrome shafting, lifetime self-lubricating aircraft bushings, and roll pins on all pivot points.
These points will be the pivot points for frames that form the sides of the blind.
Low pivot points provide for a perpendicular clamping force.
With direct LED light, dual pivot points, an on/off switch and powered by AA batteries (rechargeable), the headset is available alone or with 1.
Pivot points on the boom system have been built with replaceable bushings.