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normal axis

[′nȯr·məl ′ak·səs]
(mechanics)
The vertical axis of an aircraft or missile.

normal axis

normal axis
A straight line through the center of gravity, which is vertical when the airplane is in the rigging position. The aircraft yaws about this axis. Also called a vertical axis.
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Caption: Figure 3: EKG 2 hours after admission showed a rhythm of sinus origin at a rate of 95 BPM, with normal axis and with reversal of ST-T wave changes present on admission.
Electrocardiogram showed sinus bradycardia with normal axis, no conduction delays, and no repolarization abnormalities.
A 12 lead ECG showed normal sinus rhythm, normal axis and left ventricular hypertrophy.
As for the Lebanese-Syrian relations, conferees said we shall not spare any effort to bring back these ties to their normal axis so as to attain equilibrium in rights and obligations between the two parties.