sawtooth pattern


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sawtooth pattern

On a roof, a pattern of tiles or shingles resembling the teeth of a saw.
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Caption: Yearly cycles The Keeling curve's sawtooth pattern reflects plants in the Northern Hemisphere (which has more plants) taking up more C[O.
The vehicles move up, down, and laterally in a sawtooth pattern through the water by changing their buoyancy and using their short wings to provide lift.
This length can be added with a sawtooth pattern or some uncoupled tuning.
But he also noticed that the upward curve of CO2 concentrations had a sawtooth pattern.
However, for the past decade, the number of reported malaria cases has generally decreased but in a sawtooth pattern of periodic increases (1).
In Essay on Photography for Hollis Frampton, 1965, for example, the sawtooth pattern formed by four staggered columns of typewritten words evokes Constantin Brancusi's Endless Column and several early Andre sculptures, such as Pyramid, 1959, and Cock, 1963, which took the Brancusi as their lodestar.
The concentration then decreases and follows the sawtooth pattern shown in the figure.
But according to Equation (6), we should not expect the sawtooth pattern to exist on the TSX.