bisectrix


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bisectrix

(baɪˈsɛktrɪks)
n, pl bisectrices (baɪˈsɛktrɪˌsiːz)
1. (Mathematics) another name for bisector
2. (Chemistry) the bisector of the angle between the optic axes of a crystal
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At the same time the vector group rotates about the bisectrix of the vector pair.
1 performs a rotation about the bisectrix between the vectors V1 and V2.
Without taking the leakage flow over the screw flights into account, and with other geometrical assumptions, by assuming that the bank of material at the leading flight edge is approximately symmetrical with respect to the bisectrix, and that the screw flank contacting the bank of material is reasonably flat, the axial velocity component is (12):