spiroid


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spi·roid

 (spī′roid′)
adj.
Resembling a spiral.

spiroid

(ˈspaɪrɔɪd)
adj
resembling a spiral or displaying a spiral form
[C19: from New Latin spīroīdēs, from Greek speiroeidēs, from speira a coil]
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In our case, the shaft fracture was spiroid and we preferred to use interfragmentary screws and an angular stable plate in order to fix the shaft fracture.
It is also continually examining ways to advance winglet technology, including spiroid winglets, a looped winglet design Aviation Partners first developed and successfully tested in the 1990s.
The Spiroid technology incorporated in the gearhead design offers a number of performance benefits:
Abstract: : The efficiency of spiroid gear was meassured on the experimental stand in dependence on the set of independent input variables, consisting ,from such items as the time or position function of the driving moment and the type of the loading.
Key words: spiroid gears, mechanical efficiency, experimental determination
The spiroid gearing is an intermediate gearing type between hypoid and worm gearing pertaining to gearing group with skew line axes.
When milling, Leistritz has a software package to generate the profile contour and to optimize the feedrate calculations by maintaining a constant chip thickness over the spiroid contour, thus improving cycle times.
The third part puts Ruskin's theory into practice by rereading Rossetti's 'A Better Resurrection' through spiroid emotion in an attempt to fix the trouble she has with comfort.
The helix shape also leaves behind a trace of the movement from which it moves forward: as the leaf emerges from the child-bud and then looks after it, so the falling leaf turns round and round in a movement that imitates the spiroid growth from which it fell.
The spiroid gearing is an intermediate gearing type ranged between hypoid and worm gearing pertaining to gearing group with skew line axes.
Fundamental difference between "classical" and spiroid worms lies in the profile asymmetry of the spiroid worm (Fig.
The product mix is mostly parallel axis gears pius worm gears, and, occasionally, special forms such as spiroids, evoloids, helicons, ratchets, polygons, splines, and serrations.