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1. (esp of an alcoholic drink) undiluted; neat
2. (of a play, acting style, etc.) straightforward or serious
3. US sold at a fixed unit price irrespective of the quantity sold
4. Boxing (of a blow) delivered with an unbent arm
5. (of the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine) in line, rather than in a V-formation or in some other arrangement
6. a slang word for heterosexual
7. Slang not using narcotics; not addicted
8. Brit a straight part of a racetrack
9. Poker
a. five cards that are in sequence irrespective of suit
b. a hand containing such a sequence
c. (as modifier): a straight flush
10. Slang a cigarette containing only tobacco, without marijuana, etc.
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What does it mean when you dream about straightness?

For a dream to somehow emphasize straightness (as in a straight road) can indicate that the dreamer intends—or needs to—get things straightened out in her or her life. Perhaps a situation or a business deal was underhanded or “crooked.”

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Where T is the value of Accessibility (substituted by Closeness, Betweenness and Straightness separately) for point x, h is the bandwidth, n is the number of points within the bandwidth.
Figure 10 shows the result of the horizontal straightness measuring using both approaches.
Using 0.010" or 0.012" diameter wire, HEAT can achieve part straightness of 0.0003" per side in one pass machining, and 0.0001" with two passes.
Obtain a 6-fold reduction in barrel straightness measurement time.
The Model 1200-8 can measure the roundness and straightness of pin journals with a 0.5-[micro]m accuracy.
When combined with the bent needle detection option, the system maintains process integrity by minimizing the potential for product damage or scrap by automatically verifying the straightness of the needle.
The product is suited for applications long shaft lengths because of its ability to maintain straightness with reduced distortion; it is available in lengths up to 15 ft.
* Tolerances (Surface Finish, Flatness, Straightness, Parallelism, Axial / Radial Runout)
Process control in the cold rolling mills ensures a high degree of straightness and flatness, high strength and wear resistance.
Roll is ground to within 0.002" TIR and straightness. PERMA-FLEX Inc., Box 2389, Salisbury, NC 28145.
An extruded aluminum frame provides an attractive but precision appearance combined with 50 mm (2 inches) low-profile bed thickness, straightness, and smooth-safe outer surface with longitudinal T-slots for layout/arrangement flexibility.
An extruded aluminum frame provides attractive but precision appearance combined with 50 mm (2 inches) low profile overall bed thickness, straightness, smooth-safe outer surface and longitudinal T-slots for layout/arrangement flexibility and accessory mounting without welding.