le Vicomte de Chagny and I were imprisoned was a regular hexagon
, lined entirely with mirrors.
If our friend comes closer to us we see his line becomes larger; if he leaves us it becomes smaller: but still he looks like a straight line; be he a Triangle, Square, Pentagon, Hexagon, Circle, what you will -- a straight Line he looks and nothing else.
Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface, but without the power of rising above or sinking below it, very much like shadows -- only hard and with luminous edges -- and you will then have a pretty correct notion of my country and countrymen.
Instead of making use of the square or rectangle, as has been done to this time, you will suppose your place inclosed in a regular hexagon
, this polygon having the advantage of offering more angles than the quadrilateral one.
The day being the sixth of April, the Durbeyfield waggon met many other waggons with families on the summit of the load, which was built on a wellnigh unvarying principle, as peculiar, probably, to the rural labourer as the hexagon
to the bee.
We have further to suppose, but this is no difficulty, that after hexagonal prisms have been formed by the intersection of adjoining spheres in the same layer, she can prolong the hexagon to any length requisite to hold the stock of honey; in the same way as the rude humble-bee adds cylinders of wax to the circular mouths of her old cocoons.
It is even conceivable that an insect might, by fixing on a point at which to commence a cell, and then moving outside, first to one point, and then to five other points, at the proper relative distances from the central point and from each other, strike the planes of intersection, and so make an isolated hexagon: but I am not aware that any such case has been observed; nor would any good be derived from a single hexagon being built, as in its construction more materials would be required than for a cylinder.
Replacing a decades-old dispatch system, the Hexagon
solution will expand the 9-1-1 call center's capabilities through more effective and efficient dispatching of closest and best-available units, better management and scheduling of staff and improved resilience and secure access to operational information anytime, anywhere.
Through innovative technologies and best practices, the Hexagon
solution will help us serve the needs of the public and enable more flexible operations -- including the ability to stand-up temporary public safety answering points during disasters and enable new forms of citizen communication to 9-1-1.
Through the new partnership, Ordnance Survey content will be a part of the Hexagon
The Romer Absolute Arm has become a metrology fixture in a huge range of industries, so it's easy to forget that the first portable measuring arms were developed for tube measurement," notes Burt Mason, product line manager at Hexagon
Already compatible with both Hexagon
and third-party solutions, the Q-DAS portfolio is widely used in manufacturing sectors where high production volumes and dimensional quality needs require statistical analysis like the automotive sector where Q-DAS is the de-facto standard.