[n] - a simple machine for elevating objects
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noun a simple machine for elevating objects; consists of plane surface that makes an acute angle with the horizontal
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simple machine consisting of a sloping surface, used for raising heavy bodies. The force required to move an object up the incline is less than the ... [3 related articles]
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An inclined plane is a straight ramp that is cut into a hillside and used for moving loads up and down the hill. Often the inclined plane was provided with cars riding on rails and pulled up and lowered down using a cable drive system powered by a steam engine. An example is the Johnstown Inclined ...
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One of the traditional types of simple machine. Like the pulley and lever, the inclined plane provides a means of raising a heavy load easily. It is particularly useful for loading barrels and drums since they can be rolled up the incline. The inclined plane was one of the few machines available in ...
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inclined plane, simple machine, consisting of a sloping surface, whose purpose is to reduce the force that must be applied to raise a load. To raise a body vertically a force must be applied that is equal to the weight of the body, i.e., the product of its mass and the acceleration of gravity. The a...
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An inclined plane is a plane forming with the horizontal plane any angle whatever excepting a right angle. It is one of the mechanical powers by which a small force under certain conditions is used to overcome a greater force. When a body lies on an inclined plane part of its weight is supported, so...
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[disambiguation] An Inclined plane is a physical structure which uses a difference in height to gain a mechanical advantage. It can also refer to: ...
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Synonym for orbitomeatal plane ... A standard craniometric reference plane passing through the right and left porion and the left orbitale; drawn on the profile radiograph or photograph from the superior margin of the acoustic meatus to the orbitale. ... Synonym: auriculo-infraorbital plane, eye-ear...
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Type: Term Synonyms: orbitomeatal plane
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inner Helmholtz plane
(from the article `electrochemical reaction`) ...by the surface to a distance closer than the `distance of the closest approach` of ions, further subdivision of the inner part of the electric ...
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The Inner Planes are the innermost planes of existence in the standard cosmology of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. They are the building blocks of the multiverse, the elements and energies from which all of the material universe (the Prime Material Plane, or, in the 3rd Edition, simply M...
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<microscopy> When in an optical system several successive real image planes of an object are formed, reticles or diaphragms can be inserted at an intermediate plane for superposition on the final image. ... (05 Aug 1998) ...
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intermediate image plane
<microscopy> In a light microscope, the plane into which the objective lens directly focuses the image of the specimen. The plane is usually located a set distance (commonly 10 mm) below the shoulder for the ocular and another fixed distance (generally 160 mm) behind the rear focal plane of th...
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A horizontal plane passing through the anterior superior iliac spines; it marks the boundary between the lateral and umbilical regions superiorly and the inguinal and pubic regions inferiorly. ... Synonym: planum interspinale, Lanz's line. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Type: Term Synonyms: interspinous plane
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The interspinous plane (or spinous plane) is a transverse plane which transverses the anterior superior iliac spines. ...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a transverse plane passing through the anterior superior iliac spines; it marks the boundary between the lateral and umbilical regions superiorly and the inguinal and pubic regions inferiorly. Synonyms: planum interspinale, interspinal plane, Lanz line
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A lower transverse line midway between the upper transverse and the upper border of the pubic symphysis; this is termed the intertubercular plane (or transtubercular), since it practically corresponds to that passing through the iliac tubercles; behind, its plane cuts the body of the fifth lumbar v...
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A horizontal plane passing through the iliac tubercles. ... Synonym: planum intertuberculare. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. a transverse plane passing through the iliac tubercles. Synonyms: planum intertuberculare
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1) Flying an sst? 2) Flying in a supersonic transport?
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The invariable plane of a planetary system, also called Laplace`s invariable plane, is the plane passing through its barycenter (center of mass) perpendicular to its angular momentum vector. In the Solar System, about 98% of this effect is contributed by the orbital angular momenta of the four jovi...
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The plane in the Solar System defined by the combined angular momentum of the planets and the Sun; it is tilted by about 1° 35' to the plane of the ecliptic. Also known as the invariable plane.
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