fulcrum line

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ful·crum line

an imaginary line around which a removable partial denture tends to rotate.
Synonym(s): rotational axis

ful·crum line

(fulkrŭm līn)
Imaginary line around which removable partial denture tends to rotate.
Synonym(s): rotational axis.

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Saturn's magnetic axis aligns surprisingly well with its rotational axis.
Extreme gravity within the disc twists and stretches magnetic fields, squeezing hot, magnetised disc material called plasma until it erupts in the form of oppositely directed magnetic pillars along the black hole's rotational axis.
A non-directional tread pattern is defined on the tire and includes a plurality of longitudinal protrusions positioned substantially parallel to a rotational axis of the tire.
The 21,000-year cycle involves precession, which is the change in the orientation of Earth's tilted rotational axis and what generates the temperature changes on Earth we call seasons.
The system was developed by German integrator, Eugen Riexinger GmbH (Riexinger), and is comprised of a Kuka 120 R2700 extra HA robot, a KL 1500-3 T linear unit, and two Kuka MG 360 servomotors for the external rotational axis and the Kuka CNC controller.
Another feature is FlexCenter, which allows users to define a rotational axis.
Yet another technology that is trickling down from cameras to smartphones, 4-axis OIS does not only use 2-axis transversal image stabilisation, but also stabilisation on a rotational axis.
Polaris is the star which aligns with the rotational axis of the Earth.
Further, by locating the rotational axis of the DMO coaster and rod assembly near the flexion/extension axis of the biomimetic spine, the applied torso load did not create any additional bending moment minimizing the effort require to move while wearing the DMO device.
Roughly speaking it is the field of a magnetic dipole currently tilted at an angle of about 10 degrees with respect to Earth's rotational axis, as if there were a bar magnet placed at that angle at the center of the Earth.
The rotational axis during flexion of the femur (femur flexion center [FFC] axis) was based on the medial and lateral FFC.
The engine was produced by Rocketdyne for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and includes gimbal attachments which allowed the engine to be adjusted on a rotational axis for in-flight course corrections.