glide plane


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glide plane

[′glīd ‚plān]
(crystallography)
A lattice plane in a crystal on which translation or twin gliding occurs. Also known as slip plane.
(navigation)
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(23) We test the ability of the stacking fault to adsorb Fe by calculating the stable stacking fault energy variations by changing the distance between the single-point defect and the glide plane. Those from the glide planes for the [001]{hk0} and [010](001) slip systems are displayed in Fig.
(22) For a given Burgers vector, the glide planes correspond to the largest [d.sub.hkL] distance, i.e., to the lower Miller index of the {hkl} plane.
Those people are going to move at some point, and they're going to say, "We have to, we have to end this." And what, what is absent in all of this is some sort of effort to achieve political consensus between the, the president and the Democrats to come up with some sort of glide plane so it--we don't have in January 2009 helicopters leaving from the roof of the embassy.