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smooth surface

[¦smüth′sər·fəs]
(mathematics)
A surface which has a tangent plane at each point, and for which the direction of the normal to this plane is a continuous function of the point of tangency.
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Key features of NORD Smooth Surface Motors include:
Rough surfaces can produce better bone fixation than smooth surfaces.
1/2 Versatility Because IdeaPaint can be applied to virtually any smooth surface, the options for use are limitless--you can even transform old classroom chalkboards into whiteboards.
When you are ready to race open the sports bottle top and release the hovercraft on a smooth surface.
The company has developed a value-added, waterproof coating that delivers a smooth surface to strand board or any other structural wood product.
The AS Series features a smooth surface which is said to be easy to clean.
The other heat saw the Ann Wade-trained Smooth Surface lead all for a runaway six length victory over Ballydaniel Hare in 28.
Because they don't want to have an interruption in the smooth surface and because it is necessary for the airbag to deploy efficiently, they skive the perimeter of the door opening in the back of the leather such that when the bag deploys the skiving has sufficiently prepared the leather so that it pops out of the way as the bag breaks through.
Smaller grains sit closer together to produce that smooth surface finish, but that also means that the mold produced will be less permeable, trapping gases within that would have seeped out of more porous sands.
Zippered front closure, reinforced with hook-and-pile which provides a smooth surface when worn with OTV
Cold rolled steel offers a smooth surface finish and many style options, in addition to strength and durability.
When sawmills are balancing demand for smooth surface, high yield lumber against chip size, lumber quality will win every time," said Fuller.