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wireframe

[‚wīr′frām]
(computer science)
In computer-aided design, a line-drawn model.
In computer graphics, an image-rendering technique in which only edges and vertices are shown.

wireframe

An umbrella term for a general outline of some structure. For example, the rough design of Web pages may be called wireframes. See wireframe modeling.
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Of these holes, 32 intersected the mineralisation wireframe and were used in the estimation.
The researchers maintain the software produces wireframe parts in far less time--by a fraction of 10--than it takes a conventional process to print a solid part.
Actually, why save it for later, make the Sitemap in accordance with the Wireframe, since it is an essential deliverable that defines the information architecture of your application or website.
A new wireframe representing the gold envelope has been interpreted by H&S based on the above geological principles, the diamond drilling (on 100m spaced sections) and a nominal gold cut off grade of 0.15g/t.
MineSight Implicit Modeling (MSIM), soon to enter the market, will "revolutionize" the generation of geological surfaces and solids in a general mine planning system, according to software developer Mintec, which notes that constructing grade and lithological wireframe models routinely consumes geologists' time and attention.
(A more familiar example of a minimal surface is the film that forms when a wireframe is dipped in a solution of soap.)
The bulk of the Main Zone and the F17 Zone were estimated using a traditional wireframe interpretation constructed from a sectional interpretation of drilling data.
The new wireframe model of the Range Rover Evoque at Alfardan Premier Motors Company showroom Alfardan Premier Motors Company, the exclusive importer of the Land Rover in Qatar, has unveiled a wireframe life-sized replica of the new Range Rover Evoque, the model that is to go on sale in the region later this year.
The topics include creating two-dimensional wireframe models, hole operations in two-dimensional space, profiling and pocketing, using a library to save or import machining operations, using tabs and work offsets, machining with two-dimensional high-speed toolpaths, and file tracking and change recognition.
3-Dimensional wireframe modeling was undertaken following detailed seam correlation work and coal quality analysis.