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fixed end

[TA]
for a given movement, the end of a bone that is held stationary (as a consequence of attachment or muscular fixation) while the other end of the bone (the mobile end) moves in response to muscle activity or gravity.
Synonym(s): punctum fixum [TA]

fix·ed end

(fikst end) [TA]
For a given movement, the end of a bone that is held stationary (as a consequence of attachment or muscular fixation) while the other end of the bone (the mobile end) moves in response to muscle activity or gravity.
Synonym(s): punctum fixum.
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The FE analysis with the actual measured wall thickness variation matrix revealed the dynamic geometry change to be systematic with the maximum change in the middle section of the cylinder and less in the proximity of the fixed ends.
The returns are also not guaranteed, while many of the products have a fixed end date.
The simplified structural analysis method, treating each member in the sofa frame as a beam with simple and fixed end support boundary conditions, was proposed.
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Once you determine how long you want your rope to be, set up the movable end that distance from the fixed end plus about 10% Start your rope by tying one end of the twine to one of the three hooks then taking the twine around the moveable hook then back to another of the three hooks.
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The difference in behavior between the fixed end and free end configurations was less than predicted by the von Mises analysis assuming the only stresses in the pipe wall were generated by the applied internal pressure.
Additionally, the tray has two, fixed end walls, plus two tilting discharge side walls keeping all types of baggage secure during transport.
Detailed farm negotiations are scheduled to begin next March and have no fixed end date.
This was done by measuring the increase in length (creep) of a dumbbell with a fixed end, while a 392 gram weight was hung on the other end.

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