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PRONUNCIATION OF PRINCIPAL AXIS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRINCIPAL AXIS

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Principal axis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PRINCIPAL AXIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of principal axis in the English dictionary

The definition of principal axis in the dictionary is the line passing through the optical centre and centres of curvature of the faces of a lens or a curved mirror. Other definition of principal axis is any of three mutually perpendicular axes about which the moment of inertia of a body is maximum.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRINCIPAL AXIS

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Principat d´Andorra
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principle of economy
principle of indifference
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WORDS THAT END LIKE PRINCIPAL AXIS

anaphylaxis
axis
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chemotaxis
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major axis
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neutral axis
optic axis
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polar axis
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z-axis

Synonyms and antonyms of principal axis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «principal axis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRINCIPAL AXIS

Find out the translation of principal axis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of principal axis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «principal axis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

主轴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

eje principal
570 millions of speakers

English

principal axis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुख्य धुरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المحور الرئيسي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

основные оси
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eixo principal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রধান অক্ষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

axe principal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Paksi utama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hauptachse
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

主軸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주축
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumbu utama
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trục chính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முக்கிய அச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुख्य अक्ष
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ana eksen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asse principale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osi głównej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Основні осі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

axa principale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κύριο άξονα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoofas
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

huvudaxel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hovedaksen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of principal axis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRINCIPAL AXIS»

The term «principal axis» is regularly used and occupies the 76.400 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about principal axis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRINCIPAL AXIS»

Discover the use of principal axis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to principal axis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Classical Mechanics
When this happens, we say that the axis in question is a principal axis. To express this definition mathematically, note that two nonzero vectors a and b are parallel if and only if a = kb for some real number k. Thus we can define a principal axis ...
John Robert Taylor, 2005
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Studying The Iterative Principal Axis Transformation ...
1 What is Factor Analysis?
Seyed Amir Beheshti, 2009
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Structural Design In Steel
An axis of symmetry in a section is invariably a principal axis of inertia also so that for sections with two axes of symmetry (e.g.. I-beams, circular, square or rectangular tubes, etc.) their principal axes coincide with their centroidal axes of ...
Sarawar Alam Raz, 2002
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Steel Designers' Handbook
This includes: • members bending about their minor principal axis (jy-axis) — that is, load and budding deformations are only in the x-z plane (e.g. Figure 6.6(a)). The buckling is primarily due to column action and, in this instance, members ...
Branko Gorenc, Branko Edward Gorenc, Ronald Tinyou, 2005
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Mechanics of Materials
However, if the y axis is a principal axis, the only moment is My and we have ordinary bending in the xz plane. Therefore, we can state that an unsymmetric beam bends in the same general manner as a symmetric beam when the y axis is a ...
James Gere, Barry Goodno, 2008
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Mechanics of Materials 2: The Mechanics of Elastic and ...
Thus a plane of symmetry is automatically a principal axis. Second moments of area of a cross-section about its principal axes are found to be maximum and minimum values, while the product second moment of area, f xy dA, is found to be  ...
E.J. Hearn, 1997
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Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology
Acoustical Engineering, the direction of maximum response of a transducer, expressed in terms of angular coordinates. principal axis Of Strain Mechanics, an axis normal to one of the mutually perpendicular three planes at a point on which  ...
Christopher G. Morris, 1992
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Living Science Physics 10
Principal axis: The straight line passing through the centre of curvature and the pole of a spherical mirror is called its principal axis. --.„ M / principal / axis a. Concave mirror b. Convex mirror Fig. 1.12 Aperture, pole, centre of curvature, radius of ...
Dhiren M Joshi
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Molecular Symmetry
The second set of axes is always C2 and perpendicular to the principal axis passing through the centre of the molecule. This arrangement means that there are nC2 axes, since there will be n equivalent orientations of the molecule around the ...
David Willock, 2009
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Mechanics of Solids
... there is always (at least) one pair of mutually perpendicular axes, y and z, for which equation (5.53) holds. These are referred to as the principal axes of the cross section. Also, if the section has an axis of symmciry, this axis is a principal axis.
Roger T. Fenner, J.N. Reddy, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRINCIPAL AXIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term principal axis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Angie Elliott: Wichita's flag a symbol of pride in our city
It's a white circle with four sets of three parallel rays emanating from the circle's principal axis.” Cecil McAlister, a local artist and our flag's ... «Wichita Eagle, Jul 15»
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Zipstream technology boosts 24/7 video surveillance
... surveillance solutions in South Africa, Duxbury Networking has introduced Zipstream technology from its principal Axis Communications. «IT-Online, Jun 15»
3
Latin America, Turkey and a new development paradigm
Just to increase the profits of monopolies, Volcker turned the control of money supply into the principal axis of monetary policy. The real interest ... «Daily Sabah, Feb 15»
4
Nanoscale Pillars and Holes Could Lead to Brighter Displays, Less …
... a polarization perpendicular to its principal axis by 90 degrees. Light with polarization parallel to its principal axis is transmitted undisturbed. «IEEE Spectrum, Nov 14»
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Metamaterial Polarizing Filter Brightens LCDs, Photos
The multilevel metamaterial linear polarizer rotates light with polarization perpendicular to its principal axis by 90°, the researchers wrote in the ... «Photonics.com, Nov 14»
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Dean of Worcester welcomes grant to improve cathedral's East …
The colourful window is a highly significant artistic piece of work at the east end of the principal axis of the Cathedral and the backdrop for all ... «Worcester News, Oct 14»
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Infographic: Where in the World Do Chinese People Live?
... surrounding suburbs (Le Kremlin-Bicêtre) are its principal axis. It is populated by nearly 50,000 Chinese, Vietnamese and Laotian nationals. «CircleID, Oct 14»
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Capitalising on the surge in hedge fund start-ups
The prospect of meeting investors will not fail to attract the interest of managers, but it is not the principal axis of growth identified by the ... «COOConnect, Sep 14»
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The lunar lemon: Mystery of why the moon isn't round solved as …
The principal axis of the moon's overall shape (the long axis of the lemon) is now separated from the gravity principal axis by about 34 degrees. «Daily Mail, Jul 14»
10
Wang Yi: President Xi Jinping's Proposal to Jointly Build the "One …
... that is, to regard energy cooperation as the principal axis, to regard both infrastructure construction and facilitation of trade and investment as ... «MFA China, Jun 14»

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