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1. A line that bisects something into equal parts.
2. A painted line running along the center of a road or highway that divides it into two sections for traffic moving in opposite directions, or, in the case of a divided highway, for lines of traffic moving in the same direction at different speeds.
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or cen′ter line`,

any line that bisects a plane figure: the centerline of a building plan.
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Noun1.centerline - a line that bisects a plane figure
line - a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
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Firmament Group has announced an investment in Centerline Communications LLC, the company said.
Intake performance criterions; DC and PR are depicted from the computational domain and dependence of these parameters to the varying centerline curvature and area ratio for each flight condition is discussed.
* Fold the front cape right sides together along the horizontal centerline. Position the cape over the hooped stabilizer, aligning the fold with the stabilizer horizontal line and arm opening seamline with the vertical line (B).
It is unknown why the truck crossed the centerline, according to the news release.
The aircraft crossed runway centerline at military power and exited the left side of the runway.
Therefore, the centerline cannot be precisely obtained through skeletonization alone.
(1) The multicenter MIMICS study, the first-ever randomized trial comparing two differently designed bare-metal nitinol stents (in most nitinol stent studies, the investigational device is compared with PTA) [25]; (2) the prospective MIMICS-2 investigational device exemption (IDE) study, which is now evaluating the helical centerline stent in 271 patients at 43 sites in 3 different countries (the United States, Japan, and Germany); and (3) the prospective observational MIMICS-3D registry, which is evaluating the helical centerline stent in a real-world clinical population, with targeted enrollment of more than 500 patients and with a dedicated subgroup analysis of device performance as a complementary treatment in procedures involving DCBs are included.
Additionally, the impact of discharge velocity on the relative acceleration of the centerline velocity of the supply air jet is also compared.
TAKEOFF OBSTACLE NOTES: Rwyl, terrain and tree beginning 36' from DER, 320' left of centerline, up to 50' AGL/958' MSL.
- US-based surgical navigation technology developer and Cleveland Clinic spinoff company Centerline Biomedical has completed its first preclinical study evaluating its endovascular navigation technology, IOPS, at the Lerner Research Institute, the company said.
In order to complete this transaction, Centerline has recapitalised with an equity investment from Concentric Equity Partners and a new credit facility led by Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group.