from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A line that bisects something into equal parts.
- n. 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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- n. A line that divides a shape into equal pieces.
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- n. a line that bisects a plane figure
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Negative offset means the centerline is outboard of the mounting surface; positive offset means the centerline is inboard of the mounting surface.
Zero offset means the rim centerline is in line with the mounting surface.
Centerlines have been used as the starting point in the past, the reason beign, the centerline is the common element between the right and the left.
Marat Safin’s spectacular meltdown in Arthur Ashe after a linesman from the other side of the net called a centerline foot fault on the Russian’s serve.
In preparation for docking, the crew tested rendezvous equipment, installed an Orbiter Docking System "centerline" camera and extended the docking ring atop the docking system before going to bed just before 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Then, as the asteroid shot past the Moon toward the Earth, he would generate a 200,000 kilometer wide space-time distortion that would cause the asteroid to whip around the centerline of the newly formed gravity well.
I may be missing something, but it appears to me that the “stack and reach” method would not take into account the seat tube angle and where that puts the seatpost relative to the head-tube/top-tube intersection and handlebar centerline.
Again Palin displays her inability to tackle the hard things that our country faces but is centerline on only the things she knows about such as guns.
The master bath, dining space and living space are arranged enfilade about a centerline that leads through a double-height window wall to a sculpture garden and the park beyond.
Players rush to the centerline, grab the balls and hurl them at opponents.