Median line


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(Anat.) Any line in the mesial plane; specif., either of the lines in which the mesial plane meets the surface of the body.
(Geom.) The line drawn from an angle of a triangle to the middle of the opposite side; any line having the nature of a diameter.

See also: Median, Median

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She mentioned how recent opinion polls showed support for the government's protests against China's unilateral declaration of the M503 flight route close to the median line for the Taiwan Strait.
The Republic of Cyprus, which proclaimed a 12-mile territorial sea-zone in 1964, proceeded in 2004 to proclaim its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on the basis of the median line of delimitation between opposite geographical states.
8 kilometres from the cross-strait median line, a controversial line of control between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
A tumor of the intact vaginal anterior wall in median line, about 5 cm from the outer mouth of the urethra, solid, sharply delimited, immobile and painful was found on palpation.
Last month, Japan confirmed that a Chinese drilling vessel is engaged in a kind of activity on the Chinese side of the median line in the East China Sea.
The UK will see the automatic restoration of national control over our fishing waters, out to 200 nautical miles/the median line, and all living marine resources therein as per the provisions of international law.
Salman (formerly Sassan), was found in 1965 by Arco (LAPCO) at 7,000-8,000 ft on the median line with Abu Dhabi, where Abu al-Bukhoosh field is an extension.
This is a big field on the median line between the Kazakh and Russian waters.
The platforms are being erected on the Chinese side of a median line delineating the exclusive economic zones of the two countries, the Japanese ministry official said.
The document also said the bottom and subsoil of the Caspian Sea are delimited between the parties along the line, which is based on the median line taking into account the principles and norms of international law, as well as the parties' agreement.
The government of Cyprus has welcomed the signing by the Egyptian President of the presidential decree which ratifies the framework agreement between Cyprus and Egypt on the development of hydrocarbon reserves, that stretch from the one side of the Median Line to the other.
But since their EEZs overlap and agreement is lacking on a boundary, Japan maintains, in accordance with its interpretation of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), that it should be able to legitimately exercise its sovereign rights and jurisdiction at least over the area between the median line and Japan's territory.