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dead point

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dead point

n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for dead centre
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"And when arrived at this dead point, what will become of us?" asked Michel Ardan.
"What we did not do, what we could not do on our first passage at the dead point, because the projectile was then endowed with too great a speed."
Thus the time necessary to travel over the distance between the dead point and the south pole would be equal to the distance separating the north pole from the dead point.
If its speed was utterly annulled on this dead point, a decided movement toward the moon would suffice, however slight, to determine its fall.
The speed retained had borne the projectile beyond the dead point. The explosion of the rockets could not divert its course.
Adventures of the party of ten The Balaamite mule A dead point The mysterious elks A night attack A retreat Travelling under an alarm A joyful meeting Adventures of the other party A decoy elk Retreat to an island A savage dance of triumph Arrival at Wind River
They had then waylaid the present detachment, and were actually housed in perfect silence within their fort, when the mule of the trapper made such a dead point.
Tom's heart beat fast as he came under the tree; two steps more and he would have passed, when, as ill-luck would have it, the gleam on the scales of the dead fish caught his eye, and he made a dead point at the foot of the tree.
"It seems that the negotiations are in a dead point, and this is an attempt by the US to exercise pressure," Jose Meza, a Venezuelan journalist and analyst, told Al-Jazeera.
Due to the lack of funds and infrastructure in the territory of Armenia and the lack of interest of Iran, the project has not moved from the dead point.
Tendon-bone interface with SVF-FG treatment formed a four-layer structure similar to the direct dead point, which successively includes the tendon, fibrocartilage, calcified cartilage, and bone tissue.