long axis


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long ax·is

a line extending through the center of an object lengthwise; in dentistry, the line extending incisocervically (occlusocervically) parallel to axial surfaces of a tooth.

long ax·is

(lawng aksis)
1. In dentistry, line extending incisocervically (occlusocervically) parallel to axial tooth surfaces.
2. Line extending through the center of an object lengthwise.
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2-mm HB, with wood veneer running along the long axis of the panel and testing specimen (MOR = 99.
It was oval, but with its long axis rotated clockwise so that it extended to the NW.
If the handle of the instrument is moving away from the tooth during the stroke, you are performing the press-open stroke; and if the terminal shank is parallel to the long axis of the tooth when the stroke ends, you are performing the press-open stroke perfectly
A challenging scenario for shape digitization occurs when the model requires a closed end in a plane perpendicular to the long axis of the cylinder.
In an assessment for graphesthesia, people hold one hand out in front of them as if reading from it with the hand's long axis perpendicular to the midline axis of the body.
combined with long axis travels, which allow machining of higher quantity or large-sized parts.
Pathologic torsion of the gravid uterus has been defined as rotation greater than 45 degrees on its long axis.
has two independently controlled, four-or-five-axis robots riding on a common beam mounted atop the press and parallel to its long axis.
There are myriad possible angles when grill marking, but chefs seem to have agreed that marks made about 45 degrees left and about 45 degrees right of a steak's long axis are the most pleasing.
Calculations for two switching fields are specified, applied 170[degrees] and 190[degrees] from the long axis of the rectangle of material.