horizontal strokes

hor·i·zon·tal strokes

(hōr-i-zon'tăl strōks)
Instrumentation motions perpendicular to the long axis of the tooth; used at the line angles of posterior teeth, in furcation areas, and within pockets that are too narrow to permit vertical or oblique strokes.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Follow with horizontal strokes on chest and neck as shown in the picture
Horizontal strokes are available up to 18,000 mm; the vertical stroke is 2600 mm and strip stroke is 1500 mm.
Are these horizontal strokes "beautiful" because they answer the day's theoretical imperatives?
Moonlight reflections could be added to their oceans, using small brushes and narrow horizontal strokes, beneath their moons.
I used my flat brush and simply filled in with horizontal strokes to keep the water flat, let it all dry and, using the same brush, sucked out strips of light here and there.
IF YOUR home''s radiator pipes need painting, take a thin paintbrush and work in horizontal strokes. This enables you to apply paint evenly all around the pipe, or at least to all that''s accessible.
The vertical strokes are short, while the horizontal strokes were long and extended.
By choosing horizontal strokes Uthappa risks missing or edging the ball if it bounces more or less than he anticipated.
The use of slant or horizontal strokes is less as compared to curved or vertical strokes in Roman letters.
The lineup offers horizontal strokes from 1,000 to 6,000 mm, kick or demolding stroke lengths from 350 to 850 mm, and vertical stroke lengths from 1,000 to 1,400 mm.
Always apply oil paint in vertical strokes, followed by light horizontal strokes to even out the cover.