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ground line

A horizontal line representing the intersection of the ground plane and the picture plane. See also: Perspective projection
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ground line

The level of the surface of the ground, above (or below) which the height of a structure (or depth of excavation) is measured.
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The results also showed that chloropicrin was present 600 mm above the ground line except at a few locations in the outer zone.
Table 6 shows the maximum tension forces and vertical displacements of the ground line of span 2.
Through the experiment we have found that the information leakage of keystrokes on the ground line network is caused by crosstalk coupling and radiative coupling.
A piezoelectric accelerometer was then attached to the post either at the base, at 300 mm from the base, or at the original ground line (Fig.
At the device level it can be safely installed on the ground line in order to eliminate one of the common causes of electronic-based micro-processor crashes, lock-ups, and system degradation.
Because crosstalk is proportional to the size of the mutual current loops between signal lines, the large separation between each signal and its respective return ground line results in significant crosstalk over this cable.
The tree should be set in the hole uniformly, resting on a solid piece of ground so it doesn't sink after the first rain, with the top of the root ball at ground line and the trunk at a right angle to the earth.
Routine inspection of wood utility poles to detect internal decay involves drilling holes at or about the ground line. While these holes are useful for detecting internal decay, their presence raises concern among engineers about their potential effects on pole flexural properties.
Powered by a 264 horsepower turbocharged electronic fuel-injected Hino engine that is Tier III certified, the SK350LC has an operating weight of 79,600 pounds, digs to 24 feet 10 inches and reaches to 36 feet 3 inches at ground line. The spacious, ergonomically designed cab on the SK350LC maximizes operator comfort and visibility.
With an operating weight of 153,400 pounds and 425 net horsepower, the CX700 digs to 31 feet 11 inches and reaches to 46 feet 11 inches at ground line. The CX700's frame is based on the larger CX800 to ensure optimum durability and reliability, especially given the powerful performance specs for the machine.
If a high resistance connection is used, there may still be some noise current flow on the bus ground line between nodes, but it is typically on the order of a milliampere of current.