axis of rotation

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Noun1.axis of rotation - the center around which something rotatesaxis of rotation - the center around which something rotates
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
pivot, pin - axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
rotor head, rotor shaft - the axis around which the major rotor of a helicopter turns
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The alignment reading produced after completing the NORMIN procedure is a measurement of the misalignment of the free end of the barrel relative to the quill's axis of rotation.
Here, the end effector acting force is exerted perpendicularly to the axis of rotation.
Man may now play a part, but so too do the solar cycle, ocean oscillations, cloud formation, changes in the earth's orbit and axis of rotation, the control of Co2 by the oceans and plate tectonics.
With some of my scopes I add a second spring, offset from the side bearing's axis of rotation, as shown in the photo on the facing page.
The basic building block of axial angle sensors is the axialC4 cell, where four Hall plates are arranged evenly on a circle that is concentric to the axis of rotation.
Though much of Mercury is boiling hot, its axis of rotation is nearly parallel to the Sun -- which means the poles of the planet are never hit by the Sun's heating rays.
Take the wings and angle them to the axis of rotation.
In 1783 Sir William Herschel detected seasonal variation in the sizes of the polar caps and determined the position of the axis of rotation.
More mass concentrated farther from the axis of rotation leads to an increase in I.
This pendulum is suspended on a footing using a pair of two crossed flat springs, which operate as the axis of rotation.
In some cases, buoyant transport of the bubbles toward the center axis of rotation is the physical explanation for removal (4), (7), (8).
Dwyer's team suggests that a slight, Earth-driven wobble in the moon's axis of rotation mixed the liquid core.