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the position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque

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Working groups of the parties, this weekend will have telephone contacts in an attempt to move from the dead point, the talks on the referendum, learns Alsat M from party sources.
Another journalist, Gauri Lankesh, was shot dead point blank outside her residence on the outskirts of Bengaluru, Karnataka on September 6, triggering protests in many parts of the country.
Here, the India-Japan-Iran edge comes to a dead point. They could only use Afghanistan as a irritant to disrupt joint development strategies of Pakistan and China and to sabotage Gwadar and the CPEC.
This technology is capable of providing a low-speed start, preventing activation of the dead point, and having advantages such as low-cost materials, short winding time, high wire fill-in ratio and small volume.
Srinagar -- In Indian held Kashmir, Sikh families are awaiting justice even after sixteen years since the horrifying massacre of Chattisinghpora took place wherein 35 persons from Sikh families were shot dead point blank.
This is also the same as the results in Table 1, and the dead point was observed when "wclk" was about 1.3 times "rclk." In particular, the point was a combination of "rclk" = 100 MHz and "wclk" = 75 MHz.
If editors choose to focus on just the revolution itself, the coverage of it comes, rather quickly, to a dead point. Few dare to stay, and want to report in poor and middle class areas, about the social problems that triggered the uprising.
Last night at midnight was supposed to be the drop dead point.
Dead Point by Peter Temple (Quercus, pounds 12.99 hardback).
--at high speeds, in order to operate the engine with best power, fuel consumption and NOx emission performances, it is necessary that the cam profiles should assure the admission valve opening at 20[degrees]RA advance in regard to the superior dead point and its closing at 33/40[degrees]RA delay in regard to the inferior dead point, the exhaust valve opening at 40[degrees]RA advance and closing at 20/25[degrees]RA;
When the operation parameters of tool pair, street properties, and the product dimensions are specified in the control system, it automatically calculates optimal ram movement, back gage position and retraction, bending force, lower dead point, and automatic return stroke.
He also said that diplomacy can help move the settlement of theNagorno-Karabakh conflict from a dead point.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that he has a feeling that the settling of the Syrian conflict has moved from a dead point.
Meanwhile, hydel generation from Tarbela dam has significantly decreased as water level of the reservoir stood at dead point of 1378.00 feet.
At the engine's 'dead point,' Lincoln said, even a single turn is 'extremely difficult.' But jolt it back to life, and it quickly regains momentum.