local vertical

local vertical

[′lō·kəl ′vərd·ə·kəl]
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A reference direction determined through the use of a plumb-bob or level.
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Overall, the two schemes reveal a typical variation of local vertical mixing strengths in response to a diurnal variation of solar heating.
Zakrzhevskii proposed a tether length control law based on the change-of-angular-momentum theorem to deploy a tethered space system along the local vertical [10].
4 June 2014 - US pumps and related equipment specialist The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSEMKT:GRC) said its wholly-owned subsidiary, National Pump Company (NPC), had bought local vertical turbine pumping systems firm Bayou City Pump Inc (BCP) for an undisclosed sum.
Amos, M.J.: 2007, Quasigeoid Modelling in New Zealand to Unify Multiple Local Vertical Datums.
The most important problem for setting up the Geoid-Based Vertical Reference System is to determine a geopotential value [W.sub.0] of the local geoid that best fits local mean sea level at the Zero Tide Gauge Station, from which local vertical datum can be defined.
"From one side you have many local providers that are able to serve customers in the region very well with solutions that are very well tailored for the specific needs of local vertical sectors but that are not able to cope with the requirements of globalisation and international trade.
The latitudes were found from stars near the zenith whose positions were measured by means of an instrument called a "zenith sector", and referred to the local vertical through the use of a plumb line.
Local vertical integration trumps corporate vertical integration.
Apart from prospects of publishing, ACAS now has a programme of liaising with numerous local vertical businesses, who are able to offer its members varying customer incentives.
Then the offset angle of the threat from the local vertical at the aircraft is given by the following:
Figure 11 presents local vertical velocity vectors of the ASG-EUPOS sites in ITRF2005 frame determined on the basis of daily solutions using CATREF.
Calcium Alginate Dressing With Glururonic Dressing Unique Structure Of Calcium Alginate And Cmc Molecule Intertwind In String Structurein Local Vertical Absorption.