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horizontal plane

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′plān]
(anatomy)
A transverse plane at right angles to the longitudinal axis of the body.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

horizontal plane

A plane perpendicular to the direction of a plumb line.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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* The required lighting level in offices is 500 lux (46.5 footcandle) on a horizontal plane located at a 0.90-m (2.95 ft) level.
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In addition, a small eddying in horizontal plane of the mould model, shifted from the center to the connected electrode, is observed.
The garden beds, pavers, and fence grid are set on a horizontal plane to make the front entry appear more spacious than it is.
C&N pioneered miniature electronic compasses and 3D motion sensors that give high directional accuracy even when used outside of the horizontal plane. The firm is also among the leaders in integrating technologies into mobile telephones and has recently developed software for mobile phones that controls household electronic devices.
Patients held a horizontal plane robot arm that could exert a variety of forces while recording patients' movements.
Chen Lin He, an interior design major at FIT, took third place for "The Face," an installation consisting of 2,400 square paper pixels, each the same size with sloped tops varying from zero to 63 degrees aligned on one horizontal plane.
The device is perpetually shifting from one side to the other--either too much supply or too great of a demand--and only for brief moments is it perfectly balanced on a horizontal plane. In the mind's eye, this illustration is usually played out with the mental picture of a couple of grade school children occupying either end of the seesaw.
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Each of these segments can slide from side to side, crossing the central axis, while being careful to keep the horizontal plane clearly delineated (no tilting or turning).
indeed the "D'Appolito" array, a vertical MTM, was originally developed to improve directivity in the horizontal plane.
Compared with the conventional technology that stores magnetic data on a horizontal plane of the HD media, the latest technology of SDK enables vertical magnetic recording.