Skew

Rotation of a barcode symbol about an axis parallel to the symbol's length.

skew

Describing the misalignment of a component or device to its proper mounting site.
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Skew

• (v. i.) To start aside; to shy, as a horse. • (n.) A stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, or the like, cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place. • (adv.) Awry; obliquely; askew. • (v. i.) To look obliquely; to squint; hence, to look slight...
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skew

1. Turned or twisted to one side; situated obliquely; skewed; chiefly used in technical phrases. Skew arch, an oblique arch. ... 2. <geometry> A ruled surface such that in general two successive generating straight lines do not intersect; a warped surface; as, the helicoid is a skew surface. ... 3. <mathematics> Skew symmetrical determi...
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skew

skewed adjective having an oblique or slanting direction or position; `the picture was skew`
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Skew

[antenna] Skew is a term used in antenna engineering. It is a technique to improve the horizontal radiation pattern of a high power transmitter station. In a high power VHF or UHF station, usually the antenna system is constructed to broadcast to four directions each separated 90° from each other. So the directivity of the antenna system r...
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Skew

[fax] In fax systems, skew is the angular deviation of the received frame from rectangularity caused by asynchronism between the scanner and the recorder. This is the same as the angle between the scanning line, or recording line, and the perpendicular to the paper path. Skew is expressed numerically as the tangent of the deviation angle. ....
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Skew

Skew adjective Turned or twisted to one side; situated obliquely; skewed; -- chiefly used in technical phrases. Skew arch , an oblique arch. See under Oblique . -- Skew back . (Civil Engin.) (a) The course of masonry, the stone, or the iron plate, ha...
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Skew

Skew adverb [ Confer Dutch scheef . Danish ski...v , Swedish skef , Icelandic skeifr , German schief , also English shy , adjective & intransitive verb ] Awry; obliquely; askew.
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Skew

Skew intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Skewed ; present participle & verbal noun Skewing .] 1. To walk obliquely; to go sidling; to lie or move obliquely. « Child, you must walk straight, without skewing
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Skew

Skew noun (Architecture) A stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, or the like, cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place.
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Skew

Skew transitive verb [ See Skew , adverb ] 1. To shape or form in an oblique way; to cause to take an oblique position. 2. To throw or hurl obliquely.
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Skew

A bevel-faced stone, particularly at the eaves end of a gable; a kneeler.
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skew

a defect in facsimile reproduction in which lines that should be at right angles to the scanning direction are inclined to it, owing to a difference between the scanning speeds at transmission and reception
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Skew

A measure of the inequality of propagation delay between two pairs in a multi-pair cable.
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Skew

An expression of the so-called 'third moment'. A tendency for a distribution to lean to the right (or left, when negative), showing a fast dip from the central mean but having an extended tail. The skewness of data is usually measured through a coefficient of skewness which is zero for symmetric distributions such as the normal or uniform distribut...
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Skew

Arrangement of laminations on a rotor or armature to provide a slight angular pattern of their slots
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Skew

During printing or scanning, the content of a page are almost never exactly vertical, which referred to as being skewed. De-skewing is a process where the computer detects and corrects the skew in an image file.
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Skew

During printing or scanning, the content of a page are almost never exactly vertical, which referred to as being skewed. De-skewing is a process where the computer detects and corrects the skew in an image file
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Skew

In architecture a skew is a stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, or the like, cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place.
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Skew

Out of square or in an oblique position.
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Skew

Rotation of a bar code symbol about an axis parallel to the symbol’s length
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Skew

Skew is old slang for a cup or wooden dish.
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Skew

The condition when two entities come together at an angle which is not 90 degrees or perpendicular to each other.
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skew

Type: Term Pronunciation: skyū Definitions: 1. In statistics, departure from symmetry of a frequency distribution.
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