misalignment


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mis·a·ligned

 (mĭs′ə-līnd′)
adj.
Incorrectly aligned.

mis′a·lign′ment (-lĭn′mənt) n.

mis•a•lign•ment

(ˌmɪs əˈlaɪn mənt)
n.
the state of being misaligned.
[1920–24]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misalignment - the spatial property of things that are not properly alignedmisalignment - the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned
placement, arrangement - the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"
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The study found that, in general, state employees are competitively compensated compared with private sector employees, but identifies a significant misalignment between wages and benefits.
Misalignment issues are first visible on tyre wear patterns.
It should also be noted that misalignment of the valve causes the valve head/seat wear widths to increase at the point of contact that subsequently leads to a greater valve/seat wear at that location [2,4].
Pulley misalignment can be angular, between the driving and driven pulley in either the vertical or horizontal plane, or it can be parallel, with one pulley offset from the other as the pulleys are viewed from the edge.
Shiny rolls are a good indication that idlers are fighting each other due to misalignment to the belt line.
If you drop all of the negative signs (absolute value) before averaging, the result will be larger and is an estimate of your sliding idler misalignment.
In this paper, different types of gear faults are summarized, and two of them, including wear and misalignment, are studied separately in the psychoacoustic analysis of the synthesized noise signal of an example gearbox.
It processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed, belt misalignment, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment and plug conditions.
Preloading occurs due to the misalignment in assembly of machine components and thermal distortion of bearing housing supports.
The system processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed, belt misalignment, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment and plug conditions on bucket elevators or conveyors.
Two of the more catastrophic causes of flight wear on single screws are wedging and misalignment.
2) One study looked at the effect of angular and lateral misalignment and found the iCare insensitive to small misalignments, so you can confidently get around a corneal scar.