body plane

body plane

A section or reference plane which describes relationships between different parts of the body with relation to the centre of the body.
 
Types
Frontal, sagittal, transverse.
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She found that there are many more head and body movements in Austrian Sign Language than had been recognized before, and that a moment along a body plane like "headshakes" can have many different forms and meanings or functions.
The Chinese company also plans a wide body plane - C929 - in cooperation with Russia's United Aircraft Corp.
By controlled tilting of immobilized ctenophores in either body plane with video recording of activated comb rows, I found that higher beat frequencies occurred in the sagittal than in the tentacular plane at orthogonal orientations.
The Airbus A310 is a twin-engine, wide body plane used by a number of carriers around the world.
Boeing has sold 1,154 so far, making it the fastest-selling wide body plane when it came to market.
This wide body plane also provides Internet services and the latest audio and video systems.
The European consortium's largest four-engine wide body plane, it marks the latest attempt to beat US rival Boeing by competing directly with Boeing's family of 777s.
REPORTS from America say the head of a US-based aircraft leasing firm has urged Airbus to redesign its planned A350 wide body plane or risk getting badly beaten by Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
New low-cost carriers and demand for short-haul flying have stimulated a significant boost in narrow body planes.
Mirenge added that to facilitate its long haul plans, RwandAir is expected to acquire wide body planes with a seating capacity of up to 200 people in the later part of 2016 financial year.
Ethiopian has also ordered 12 Airbus A35o wide body planes, plus six 777 freight carriers and 10 737-80os from Boeing for delivery later this decade.
A spokesman for the firm, which employs 39,000 people and manufactures in 20 different countries, said the company will double the number of Trent engines it produces to power the next generation of wide body planes.