relative+position

  • 1 relative position — index aspect, degree (station), relation (connection) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Position — may refer to:* A location in a coordinate system, usually in two or more dimensions; the science of position and its generalizations is topology * Body position (proprioception), the sense of the relative position of neighboring parts of the body …

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  • 3 Relative direction — A right handed Cartesian coordinate system, illustrating the x (right left), y (forward backward) and z (up down) axes relative to a human being. The most common relative directions are left, right …

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  • 4 relative pitch — noun 1. : the pitch of a musical tone as determined by its position in a scale distinguished from absolute pitch 2. : the ability to recognize or produce a musical tone at its correct pitch according to its relative position in a scale she has… …

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  • 5 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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  • 6 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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  • 7 Relative articulation — Places of articulation Labial Bilabial Labial–velar Labial–coronal Labiodental Dentolabial Bidental …

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  • 8 position — [ pozisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1265; lat. positio, de ponere « poser » I ♦ 1 ♦ Manière dont une chose, une personne est posée, placée, située; lieu où elle est placée. ⇒ disposition, emplacement. Position horizontale, verticale, inclinée (⇒ inclinaison) .… …

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  • 9 Relative deprivation — is the experience of being deprived of something to which one believes oneself to be entitled to have.[1] It refers to the discontent people feel when they compare their positions to others and realize that they have less than them.[2] Schaefer… …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 Relative return — is a measure of the return of an investment portfolio relative to a theoretical passive reference portfolio or benchmark.In active portfolio management, the aim is to maximize the relative return (often subject to a risk constraint). In passive… …

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  • 12 relative to sth — ► compared to something else: »Official figures probably understate Europe s growth relative to America. »Pay in many white collar jobs has been stagnating relative to inflation. relative to earnings/income/sales »Motoring costs are forecast to… …

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  • 13 Position — Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound}, v.,… …

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  • 14 Position finder — Position Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound},… …

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  • 15 Position micrometer — Position Po*si tion, n. [F. position, L. positio, fr. ponere, positum, to put, place; prob. for posino, fr. an old preposition used only in comp. (akin to Gr. ?) + sinere to leave, let, permit, place. See {Site}, and cf. {Composite}, {Compound},… …

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  • 16 Position error — is one of the errors affecting the systems in an aircraft for measuring airspeed and altitude. [Kermode, A.C., Mechanics of Flight , 10th Edition – page 65] [”Of these errors the error in detection of static pressure is generally the most serious …

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  • 17 Position fixing — is the branch of navigation concerned with the use of a variety of visual and electronic methods to determine the position of a ship, aircraft or person on the surface of the Earth.These techniques include:* Position lines and position circles *… …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 Position commune — Représentativité syndicale en France Droit du travail en France Sources du droit du travail Internationales : OIT · UE Étatiques : Constitution · Loi · Règlement · Jurisprudence Professionnelles : Convention collective · Usage et… …

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  • 20 Relative angular momentum — In astrodynamics, the relative angular momentum (mathbf{H 2}/{1},!) of an orbiting body (m 2,!) relative to a central body (m 1,!) is the moment of (m 2,!) s relative linear momentum::mathbf{H 2}/{1}=mathbf{r} imes m 2mathbf{v},!where: *mathbf{r} …

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