Z-scale


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Z-scale

On an oblique photograph, the scale used in calculating the height of an object. Also the name given to this method of height determination.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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This measure, more precisely--the suitable scale (z-scale)--is very handy and easily enough interpreted.
The testing results (i.e.--three dimensions according to all 45 primary features of the estimation of the nagging and sneering actions in the organization) are intercepted on the z-scale of the standard normal distributor in the diagram.
To prove it, he runs the Z-scale train on its rails, also in the briefcase - the track's diameter is only a little larger than the headlight on Big Blow.