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a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions

the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations

a group of countries in special alliance

the 2nd cervical vertebra

the center around which something rotates

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She thought of a new way to kill my love for the beautiful Munchkin maiden, and made my axe slip again, so that it cut right through my body, splitting me into two halves.
"My body shone so brightly in the sun that I felt very proud of it and it did not matter now if my axe slipped, for it could not cut me.
"He must be a big, fat man," thought Raskolnikov, squeezing the axe in his hand.
Raskolnikov stood keeping tight hold of the axe. He was in a sort of delirium.
Should he fling away the axe? Should he take a cab?
he was already on the staircase before he recollected the axe. And yet he had a very grave problem before him, to put it back and to escape observation as far as possible in doing so.
Model R16 cylindrical format arm system up to 5 axes plus linear track is suitable for small parts-handling, pharmaceuticals, and quality control.
The C and B axes are also equipped with a curvic-type coupling that mechanically locks in place for added rigidity in applications that do not need true five-axis simultaneous interpolation.
Integralpicker H series for parts removal/separation operations is integrated into machine guarding and comes in three versions with one to three axes. Used exclusively on Arburg Allrounder S presses.
As Scientific Cutting Tools, Simi Valley, CA, notes in one of its brochures, "Helical interpolation involves three axes moving simultaneously.
One new model employs the latest linear servo technology in a cost-effective hybrid with standard servos on two of the three main axes. Also introduced at last fall's K 2001 show in Dusseldorf and Plastics USA in Chicago were servo/pneumatic hybrids designed for modest cost.
"You can start by buying just two axes, then add the third axis in the field later.
Gantry-style CNC controller systems with up to six axes of motion for high-pressure waterjet cutting, laser cutting, adhesive dispensing, pick-and-place, and welding.
Unlike others on the market, the Sytrama robot has linear drive on all three axes. A special braking mechanism on the vertical axis overcomes the heaviness of the drive.
Servo drive with encoder feedback on horizontal traverse axis plus pneumatic drive on other two axes. Wrist rotation of 900, pressure/vacuum gripper circuits, and product confirmation.