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horizontal

1. measured or contained in a plane parallel to that of the horizon
2. Economics relating to identical stages of commercial activity

horizontal

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl]
(science and technology)
Being in a plane perpendicular to the gravitational field, that is, perpendicular to a plumb line, at a given point on the earth's surface.

horizontal

At right angles to the direction of gravity; on the level; parallel to the horizon; neither vertical nor inclined.
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Reactor type Pool type Nominal thermal power 500 kW Coolant and moderator Water Core cooling mechanism Natural convection Reflector Graphite, beryllium, water Active core height 60 cm Core equivalent diameter 44.2 cm Fuel pitch 3.5 cm Fuel type VVR-M2 type Fuel meat U-Al alloy Fuel cladding Aluminum alloy [sup.235]U enrichment 36 wt% Number of control rods 7 (2 safety rods, 4 shim rods, 1 regulating rod) Material of safety and shim [B.sub.4]C rods Material of automatic Stainless steel regulating rod Neutron measuring channels 9 (6 CFC, 3 CIC) Vertical irradiation channels 4 (1 neutron trap, 1 wet channel, 2 dry channels) Horizontal beam ports 4 (1 tangential, 3 radials) Table 2: The [k.sub.eff] in the cases of complete withdrawal and full insertion of control rods.
The obtained values of deflections of guardrail elements (a protective W-shape horizontal beam and a [SIGMA]-shape post) presented in paper do not exceed the admissible values (of beam deflections).
Likewise, rotational or horizontal beam lateral projections with the IR placed next to the body, which require abducting the arm, also are ill advised.
symbols: [R.sub.B]--vertical reaction on horizontal beam, L--horizontal span, [summation] [M.sub.V]--sum of outer vertical forces acting on the bridge deck, [R.sub.B1]--vertical reaction on cable with abutments on different heights, H--horizontal reaction
Across the entire industry, manufacturers not only of cabinets but also of furniture, fixtures and other wood products are reaping the benefits of new horizontal beam saw technology.
On the basis of calculating needle dwell time and the amount of the web advance that would take place during this dwell time, the correct horizontal beam stroke can be identified.
(Note that this value is commonly used for calculations involving ship protection with chaff, while half this value is used for airborne or land-based radars.) The width of the resolution cell is twice the sine of half the radar's 3-dB horizontal beam width times the range from the radar to the target.
features a probe arm suspended vertically from a horizontal beam supported
A wide horizontal beam spread with relatively tall poles will reduce direct glare, improve uniformity of illumination and provide adequate vertical illuminance on the ball while it is in flight.
Like the W8 pro models, the WX series has the ambiLED signal lights (red, yellow, green) on the end of the horizontal beam to indicate the robot's status at a distance.
Four; The horizontal beam or stone top of an arch or doorway; 6.

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