shoulder angle

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1. A projection or break made on a piece of shaped wood, metal, or stone, where its width or thickness is suddenly changed. Also called ear, elbow.
2. The surface bordering a road, esp. where a vehicle can be parked in emergency.
3. The angle of a bastion included between the face and the flank of a fortification. Also called shoulder angle.
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33 Nosier has a sharper shoulder angle so the neck/shoulder junction sits closer to the case head.
Now rotate back through towards the target and mirror the shoulder angle in the follow through.
When arm abduction shoulder angles approach 135[degrees], as is the case depicted in Figure 8a for a small older woman reaching to the far right passenger-side door, one must be concerned.
He may have increased the shoulder angle slightly to the 40 degrees now known as the mark of "Ackley Improved" cartridges, but various sources quote all sorts of shoulder angles for both the K-Hornet and the .
Remington changed the shoulder angle from 15 to 20 degrees.
For example, Fred Huntington, proprietor of RCBS, necked down and sharpened the shoulder angle of the .
The OAL is the same as the standard Swift, but the body is straightened a bit and the shoulder angle is increased.
Incline Dumbbell Curl (IDC) and Dumbbell Preacher Curl (DPC) are two variations of the standard DBC, generally applied to optimize biceps brachii contribution for elbow flexion by fixing shoulder angle at a specific value.
5 Creedmoor uses a 30-degree shoulder angle and aggressive body taper to deliver higher speeds than other 6mm and 6.
The definitions of the kinematic models for each shoulder angle calculation are illustrated in Figures 1, 2 and 3.
475-inch and shoulder angle of 35 degrees, it holds considerably more propellant than the .
His "improved" version usually featured a reduced body taper and sharper shoulder angle, yielding measurably greater case capacity.