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T-square

a T-shaped ruler used in mechanical drawing, consisting of a short crosspiece, which slides along the edge of the drawing board, and a long horizontal piece: used for drawing horizontal lines and to support set squares when drawing vertical and inclined lines

T-square, tee square

A guide used in mechanical and architectural drawing; consists of two arms joined together at right angles, like the letter T; the shorter arm slides along the edge of the drawing table or drawing board, which serves as a guide; the longer arm is used to draw parallel lines or to support triangles for drawing lines at different angles.
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Hotelling's T-square Test and Independent Samples t-Tests: Sex and Contingencies of Self-Worth
Commenting on Crimson Interactive Inc, the winner in the Outstanding HR Initiative category, the chairman of the judges said: "Congratulations to Crimson Interactive Inc for coming up with a unique and innovative initiative called T-Square for identifying talent, building the leaders of the future and creating an intrapreneurial culture.
Table IV.- Results of parametric T-square testing of the difference between group means and comparisons between the mean shapes of males and females based on Procrustes and Mahalanobis distances.
where SE is the standard error given by Diggle [31], [[lambda].sub.2] is the density estimator for T-Square (Table 2), [bar.r] and [bar.t] are the respective distance means, [S.sub.r.sup.2] is the variance of r, [S.sub.t.sup.2] is the variance of t, [S.sub.rt] is the covariance of r and t, and [t.sub.[alpha]] is the value taken from a Student distribution with n - 1 degrees of freedom.
Next we generalize the q, t-square numbers studied in [18].
The summary statistics for site density (Table 1) show that sites 1, 2, and 3 were ranked in the same order--as the lowest, intermediate-, and highest density sites, respectively--whether we used true quadrat density or T-square density.
In his article, Resor relates the logic of the T-Square approach and discusses "radical" changes he witnessed in advertising since 1904.
Performing the angle shots can be much easier when you establish the correct shooting yardage, maintain the T-square formation and consider the changes to your aiming point brought about by elevation and angle.
You will need to use a pencil, ruler and/or a T-square. Then, you will use a mat knife or X-ACTO[R] knife and a steel-edged ruler to cut out the rectangle you have measured that fits the size of the student's work.
I have been drafting since 1963 and have come to know the T-square and 45/30-60 degree triangle as symbols universal to engineering.
An architect from 1939 to 2007, he created all of the drawings with a T-square, triangle, French curves and compasses.
The saw has a smooth gliding T-square fence and a precision ground cast-iron table top.