hand rule

hand rule

[′hand ‚rül]
(electromagnetism)
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Although Martial Law locked down the country and freedom of speech, of expression, of the press and the right of the people to peaceably assemble were outlawed by Marcos' iron hand rule, the group said this didn't prevent the brave workers of La Tondena to go on strike.
"I use the hand rule to measure the dog's condition," says Cornell veterinary nutritionist Joseph Wakshlag, DVM, Ph.D.
Mr Jenkins - physics: Mr Jenkins is your typical physics teacher and the documentary shows him teaching Fleming's Left Hand Rule (that's a way of working out the direction of motion in an electric motor to me and you).
(2) Community VSLs are the result of applying the Hand Rule in the latter fashion, with social norms supplying the values of the "B" and "P" terms.
Using the "right hand rule," with the index finger of the right hand pointing in the direction of the electric field (down) and the middle finger pointing in the direction of the magnetic field (into the paper), your thumb will point in the direction of propagation (to the right).
Viscusi's research used the "Hand rule" as the standard for reasonableness.
But another sector sees that those who revolted against the old regime helped hand rule to the MB because they were sufficed with protesting without building a substitute actually capable of taking the helm.
Weeks later, junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara was wounded in a gun attack by an aide and his Western-backed successor pledged to hand rule back to civilians.
If not, we'll have to think up a different plan." Today's 13-man squad will be unchanged from the one defeated by Nottinghamshire on Sunday unless X-ray results on Scott Borthwick's hand rule out the leg-spinner.
With iron hand rule, the Suharto regime marked itself in history when it transformed the country from the world's largest importer of rice to one self sufficient in that staple food in 1984.
For body condition: "I use the hand rule to measure the dog's condition.
The easiest way to gauge how much everyone in the house should be eating is to use the hand rule. Steve says: "A portion of protein (meat and fish) should be the size of their palm, a portion of carbs (rice, pasta, bread etc) as big as a fist, and a portion of fruit and vegetables roughly a handful.