open chain


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open chain

[′ō·pən ′chān]
(astronomy)
A crater chain in which the craters do not touch each other.
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Save your open chain movements for the therapeutic environment where joint stability and range of motion are the order of the day.
3], which are calculated on dynamic side, we obtain that free end of the last link of the open chain (the follower) practically does not move.
In open chain position, the distal attachment has less resistance to movement so it usually moves, creating a standard action.
Senior Minds shall be promoting business partnerships to open chain of Schools in India and Asia region using TOC training tools that will be imparted to primary school teachers so that they can utilize the TOC concept in the delivery of education thereby nurturing the bright young minds of youngster at an early stage so that as they step into a adulthood they can practice and use TOC theory in their personal and academic lives .
Upstairs is Shooters, an American Sports bar of the type that only really exists in the minds of people who open chain pubs.