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piv·ot

(piv'ŏt),
A post on which something hinges or turns.

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pivot

(pĭv′ŭt)
In dentistry, a part used for attaching an artificial crown to the base of a natural tooth.

piv·ot

(piv'ŏt)
A post on which something hinges or turns.
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Over the summer a group of scientists used computer modeling to look at the role of binding pivot point position and release characteristics on ACL strain during a phantom-foot fall.
For this hypothesis to be true, increasing quantities of the diluent should have no effect on performance, up to a certain point, which can be called the break or pivot point (Fig.
The bolts and lock nuts at the four pivot points should be loose enough to let the blind sides pivot freely.
Highlights include a weatherproof push-button NEMA-4X control with 20 feet of coiled cord; a diamond-tread, steel platform with beveled toe-guards painted yellow for safety; removable steel handrails with mid-rails and 4-inch-high kickplates; and hardened steel pins operating in self-lubricated bearings at all pivot points. South worth Products, 207-878-0700, www.southworthproducts.com.
The EasyStand Evolv's lifting design mimics the body's natural pivot points, minimizing shear.
An adjustable light pattern, electronic on/off and four stage dimming, removable and sterilizable handle, 74-inch extended arm coverage, and rotational contacts at key pivot points are just a few of the long list of features.
The weight of the mechanically balanced arm can be supported by a single finger, enabling the machine to use less energy and reducing stress on joints, bearings, pivot points and floor supports.
Features include fully powered operation, self-lubricating bushings with hardened chrome pins at pivot points, push-button control positioning, and an UL-approved electrical panel.
Features include a weatherproof pushbutton NEMA-4X control with 20 feet of cord, a diamond-tread, steel platform with toe-guards, removable steel handrails, and hardened steel pins in self-lubricated bearings at all pivot points. Southworth, 207-878-0700, www.southworthproducts.com.
The trucks have grease fittings and bushings at all pivot points for easy maintenance.
The units have lifetime lubricated steel bearings at all pivot points to eliminate the need for greasing or oiling.
The safety device's 14 pivot points allow the gate to be easily moved over the pallet and high load height.