Proper position

  • 1 position — 1. An attitude, posture, or place occupied. 2. Posture or attitude assumed by a patient for comfort and to facilitate the performance of diagnostic, surgical, or therapeutic procedures. 3. In obstetrics, the relation of an arbitrarily chosen …

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  • 2 Proper acceleration — [Edwin F. Taylor John Archibald Wheeler (1966 1st ed. only) Spacetime Physics (W.H. Freeman, San Francisco) ISBN 0 7167 0336 X] is the physical acceleration experienced by an object. It equals the rate of change of proper velocity with respect to …

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  • 3 Position angle — Position angle, usually abbreviated PA, is a measurement derived from observing visual binary stars. It is defined as the angular offset in degrees of the secondary star to the primary, relative to the north celestial pole. As the example… …

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  • 4 position — [pə zish′ən] n. [MFr < L positio < positus, pp. of ponere, to place < * posinere < po , away (< IE base * apo > L ab, from, away) + sinere, to put, lay: see SITE] 1. the act of positing, or placing 2. a positing of a… …

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  • 5 Proper motion — The proper motion of a star is its angular change in position over time as seen from the center of mass of the solar system.[1] It is measured in seconds of arc per year, arcsec/yr, where 3600 arcseconds equal one degree.[2] This contrasts with… …

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  • 6 Proper velocity — η.In flat spacetime, proper velocity is the ratio between distance traveled relative to a reference map frame (used to define simultaneity) and proper time τ elapsed on the clocks of the traveling object. It equals the object s momentum p divided …

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  • 7 position — n. posture 1) to assume, take a position 2) an awkward, uncomfortable; comfortable position 3) a kneeling; lotus; lying; prone; sitting; squatting; straddle; supine position 4) the fetal, foetal position attitude 5) to assume, take a position 6)… …

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  • 8 Proper time — In relativity, proper time is time measured by a single clock between events that occur at the same place as the clock. It depends not only on the events but also on the motion of the clock between the events. An accelerated clock will measure a… …

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  • 9 Proper palmar digital arteries — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteriae digitales palmares propriae GraySubject = 152 GrayPage = 598 Caption = Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches. Only the proximal… …

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  • 10 proper — That which is fit, suitable, appropriate, adapted, correct. Reasonably sufficient. Peculiar; naturally or essentially belonging to a person or thing; not common; appropriate; one s own. See also reasonable @ proper care That degree of care which… …

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  • 11 position — positional, adj. positionless, adj. /peuh zish euhn/, n. 1. condition with reference to place; location; situation. 2. a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position. 3. the proper, appropriate, or usual place: out of position. 4 …

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  • 12 position — n. & v. n. 1 a place occupied by a person or thing. 2 the way in which a thing or its parts are placed or arranged (sitting in an uncomfortable position). 3 the proper place (in position). 4 the state of being advantageously placed (jockeying for …

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  • 13 position — po•si•tion [[t]pəˈzɪʃ ən[/t]] n. 1) condition with reference to place, often relative to the location of others; location; situation 2) a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position[/ex] 3) the proper, appropriate, or usual place …

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  • 14 position — /pəˈzɪʃən / (say puh zishuhn) noun 1. condition with reference to place; location. 2. a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position. 3. proper or appropriate place: out of position. 4. situation or condition, especially with… …

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  • 15 Position der Erde im Universum — Die Position der Erde im Universum ist uns heute relativ detailliert bekannt, was auf die Fortschritte der praktischen wie theoretischen Astronomie in den letzten 400 Jahren und besonders im vergangenen Jahrhundert zurückzuführen ist.… …

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  • 16 proper accounting records — Accounting records that are sufficient to show and explain an organization s transactions. For a company, the Companies Act requires that these records should be able to disclose with reasonable accuracy, at any time, the financial position of… …

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  • 17 proper accounting records — Accounting records that are sufficient to show and explain an organization s transactions. For a company, the Companies Act requires that these records should be able to disclose with reasonable accuracy, at any time, the financial position of… …

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  • 18 Proper education — Another Brick in the Wall Another Brick in the Wall Chanson par Pink Floyd extrait de l’album The Wall Sortie 30 novembre 1979 …

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  • 19 proper motion — noun The change in apparent position of a celestial body due to that bodys velocity relative to the Sun …

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  • 20 proper motion — noun : the apparent change in position of a star usually expressed in seconds of arc per year that results from the projection on the celestial sphere of its motion with respect to the solar system see tangential motion …

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