diamond orientation

diamond orientation

[′dī·mənd ‚ȯr·ē·ən′tā·shən]
(design engineering)
The set of a diamond in a cutting tool so that the crystal face will be in contact with the material being cut.
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It was therefore thought that the appropriate criteria for the ratio of diagonals will be those defined by means of drawings done in response to square in a diamond orientation. Quadrilaterals having diagonal ratios of less than 1.30 for the grade 5 children and of less than 1.10 for grade 7 children were defined as badly drawn squares.