auxiliary plane

auxiliary plane

[ȯg′zil·yə·rē ′plān]
(geology)
A plane at right angles to the net slip on a fault plane as determined from analysis of seismic data for an earthquake.
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4 shows an example that put on view the process to change an oblique plane into a plane that is perpendicular to a projection plane by creating an auxiliary plane.
The project calls for them to develop a rocket-mounted shuttle about 30 meters long, that will ride piggyback on an auxiliary plane measuring about 65 meters long and equipped with giant wings and jet engines.
Rose Justice is a bright and beautiful young US pilot working in Air Transport Auxiliary planes.

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