downstroke


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a stroke normally made in a downward direction

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Now, helpless in her sickroom, Milla wills Agaat to rehearse all the letters of the alphabet containing a downstroke: p, h, f, m, n, l, t, i, j, k, and reflects: "It will take time to make clear that the downstroke is the beginning of an m and that m stands for map, that I want to see the maps of Grootmoedersdrift, the maps of my region, of my place.
1992) and 2) non-circular chainrings with the major axis perpendicular to the cranks in order to increase the gear ratio during the downstroke e.
The super-tangential design ensures that the rotor grips bulky scrap on the downstroke, drawing it into the knives and preventing it from bouncing on the rotor.
This feature produces a thick downstroke and a thin upstroke with infinity of gradation in between.
During the downstroke, the traveling valve opens, while the fixed valve at the bottom of the pump barrel closes, the pressures of plunger inner and outer cavity tend to be equal, the elastic sealing body gradually restitutes, causing clearance between pump barrel and plunger, making the downstroke resistance to be zero, and guaranteeing liquid lubrication to prolong the life of pump.
I have little trouble balancing a bike, and the lack of muscle control that makes it hard to lift my right leg up when I'm walking does not get in the way of riding because the downstroke of my left leg lifts my right leg up.
Dual strike impactors hit on the upstroke and the downstroke, improving Peak Probability Stress Distribution with an increased number of high force impact occurrences and a more evenly distributed force profile.
We used a 2 x 2 cluster configuration and a t-statistic of 2 for the upstroke and downstroke to maintain false-positive and false-negative error rates < 10% (Martinez de la Escalera et al.
14) Only the first downstroke of the letter is written and underdotted.
The bed quacked, and now with each downstroke released a soft pit sound.
A similar motion with an extended human arm starts with the thumb pointed slightly-up at the top of the flap, then the arm turns so the thumb is parallel to the ground in the middle and pointed toward the ground at the end of the downstroke, Thomas says.
22,23) A major part of thrust and lift is produced during downstroke, but significant amounts of these forces are also produced during upstroke at medium to high speeds.
A man can vanish between the downstroke and the first note's sigh,
If you study ballet for years--without exposure to African, Brazilian, Mexican dancing--you never get to experience dancing on the downstroke.