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tangential

1. of, being, relating to, or in the direction of a tangent
2. Astronomy (of velocity) in a direction perpendicular to the line of sight of a celestial object
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In addition, the generated triangular specimen has three surfaces that can be glued together once converted to glue-line elements: two radial surfaces and one tangential surface, which gives more flexibility in manufacturing.
If the tangential force Ft exceeds the yield value, the two particles will slide under the normal force Fn and the frictional resistance, which is simulated by the slider damper [20].
Figure 4 illustrates the variation of the tangential strain along the radial direction of the inhomogeneous hollow cylinder.
Previous studies of tangential blowing in automotive wind tunnels mainly treated tangential blowing as an alternative for distributed suction or a moving belt [2, 3, 4].
Here we performed a cadaveric experiment and related survey study to compare the relative efficacies of the lateral and dorsal tangential (DT) views in the identification of dorsal screw prominence across training backgrounds.
The purposes of present study are to (1) compare Q-values in the flat principal semimeridians between that calculated by the sagittal radius ([r.sub.s]) and that by the tangential radius ([r.sub.t]) before and after LASIK; (2) compare pre- and postoperative Q-value calculated by [r.sub.t];(3) evaluate 360 [DELTA]Q-values' variation of semimeridians of the entire anterior corneal surface calculated by the tangential radius ([r.sub.t]) and displayed true and complete anterior corneal shape after LASIK for the first time.
Use Zhuravsky formula for further calculations, which allows you to determine the tangential stresses in bending.
The statistical analysis software is used for analysis of the Tangential and feed force from the experimental test is shown in Table.4 and Table.5.
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The migration of neurons has been traditionally categorized into two types, radial and tangential, depending on the axis of the migratory direction in relation to the pial surface of the neural tube.
To the best of our knowledge, the only documented partial/incomplete tertiary eyewall has been mostly inferred from two-dimensional satellite images or one-dimensional aircraft flight-level measurements that can be regarded as indirect and tangential. This study presents the first high spatial and temporal resolution Doppler radar observations of a tertiary eyewall formation event in Typhoon Usagi (2013) over a 14-h time period before it makes landfall.
This study aimed to determine whether the use of the femoral condyles tangential views improve the diagnostic accuracy compared with anteroposterior (A-P) view in detecting distal locking screw penetrations during retrograde femoral nailing.