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Synonyms for azimuth

the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian


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However, none of these investigators make the simplest assumptions: adopt a piece-wise linear approach, assume a to be any scalar value, and assume no variation of j or B in either the azimuthal or axial directions.
This technique can reveal the principal structural features beneath the seismic station because the Rayleigh-wave ellipticity depends primarily upon the local crust stmcture and does not exhibit azimuthal dependence in the period range of 10 to 50 s.
Moreover, we attempt to extract the parameters affecting the circulation and azimuthal velocity and present a more appropriate definition for the Reynolds number that could influence the circulation.
The measurements of azimuthal orientation made in 2009 and 2010 demonstrate two prevailing directions for the acanthodian spines (n = 115): NNW-SSE and NE-SW, with the mean maximum almost coinciding with the N-S direction (Fig.
Azimuthal patterns of the radiated sound field from a turbofan model, AIAA Paper 1588.
The system is based on a sonar head operating at 70 [+ or -] 20 kHz generating 256 beams with azimuthal and vertical receiver beam-widths respectively of 3.
That is, half the difference between front-face azimuth measurements and back-face azimuth measurements to a stationary target placed at different azimuthal positions [empty set] yields errors e([empty set]) that may be used to determine parameters [a.
Also the motion being rotationally symmetric the azimuthal velocity v is zero.
Bayliss, being responsible for the cartography, broke new ground in selecting the Azimuthal Equidistant projection for the map, and explains his choice of projection as
Their topics include electromagnetic theory for anisotropic media and weak guidance for longitudinally invariant fibers, azimuthal symmetry breaking, and multicore fibers and couplers.
First, the initial liquid layer has to be even enough in the azimuthal direction.
The extension of the azimuthal rotation operates withing the range of [+ or -]360[degrees] and is realized by a DC motor connected via coax.
10, and the azimuthal lines, [theta] = j[pi]/10, j = 1, .
The UN symbol consists of an azimuthal equidistant projection of the globe centred on the North Pole surrounded by olive branches.