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piv·ot

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

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pivot

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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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For example, if the 1/7 and 4/7 manifolds are switched on, the application depth is 5/7 of the maximum or 9.1 mm (0.36 in.) when the pivot is moving at half speed or 4.5 mm (0.18 in.) when moving at full speed.
In [12] we defined a symmetric maximal absolute diagonal dominance (m.a.d.d.) pivoting as a symmetric pivoting which chooses as pivot at the tth step (1 [less than or equal to] t [less than or equal to] n - 1) a row [i.sub.t] ([greater than or equal to] t) satisfying
If the pivot was stationary the previous day, then the canopy temperature data from the spot where the pivot was resting was used to make the irrigation decision.
In addition, we are adding a new control device, the Pocket Pro, which can support individual center pivot control using an integrated PDA / cell phone or a PDA and spread spectrum radio.
Some things that can be done with little or no investment include dividing a pivot into pie sections with different water needs and manually changing the pivot travel speed through the sections (this can also be done automatically with newer control panels); using end-gun controls more effectively; and using manual valves to turn off individual sprinklers.
The athlete assumes a power position in the center of the ring [ILLUSTRATION FOR PHOTO 4A OMITTED], and then pivots counterclockwise on his right foot into a position that is identical to his original stance [ILLUSTRATION FOR PHOTO 4B OMITTED].
One of the irrigators' goals is to create a product that a farmer can add to an existing center pivot system.
During this pivot, the left arm and right knee aid the balance simultaneously, maintaining the proper range of motion, separation, and balance.
The six center pivots operated reliably throughout the growing season.
All of the movements remain the same except that when 5 picks up his dribble and pivots (as shown in Diag, 2) 3 does not go backdoor.
Though the officialdom seems to be inclined towards preferring drip irrigation private sector, experts advocate for introducing pivots as the durable option.