linear measure


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n linear measure a unit of measurement of length
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • linear measure measure of length; the measure of lines or distances.
    • Linear measure the measurement of length.
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In literature:

The linear diameter, computed from Pease's measure and this value of the distance is about 21 million miles.
"The New Heavens" by George Ellery Hale
"Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1" by James Y. Simpson
This is what our instruments are able to measure, and it is to be observed that no reference to linear magnitude is implied.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
Departure is the actual linear distance measured on a parallel of Latitude between two meridians.
"Lectures in Navigation" by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
To determine the degree of the squint one can either ascertain the angle of the squint, or use v. Graefe's so-called linear measure of deviation.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
Its linear measurement is no less than 1,250 miles, extending from 9-1/2 deg.
"Early Days in North Queensland" by Edward Palmer
The lowest dimension, as in our own table of linear measure, was the Barleycorn.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut

In news:

Next to a numerical readout, a thin line indicating measured loudness "floats" over audio metering for quick verification of program loudness in Linear Acoustic's Lambda monitor.
The basic technique for linearity measurement, described later in detail, is to use the TEGAM Model 1806 Power Meter to.
The Labmaster Universal ID/OD measuring instrument can be used by gage calibration laboratories that need to precisely measure length, outside diameter, inside diameter, pitch diameter, linear displacement and thickness.
MLP linear potentiometer is available to measure linear position to 6 in.
SP2 string-pot transducer is designed for linear measuring in OEM and testing applications.
Therefore, when measuring the output of an orifice plate meter, a venturi meter, or pitot tube, square root extraction is necessary to linearize the output for use in the control system.
Solartron Metrology's Orbit ACS Linear Measurement Units.
TURCK (Minneapolis, MN) introduces the new LI-Q25 series linear position sensors, which replace magnetostrictive and potentiometer devices to deliver precise measurements in metal processors, rolling mills, or injection molding machines.
BinMaster Level Controls has released a new eBob software feature for SmartBob2 and SmartBob-TS1 sensors that supports level measurement for non-linear vessels such as bins with cone bottoms, horizontal tanks and mushroom-shaped tanks.
Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, announces the new stand-alone IMS-LM-SA Series of long-travel linear motor stages.

In science:

Numerically, we can estimate the exponent γ (ξ ) by performing a linear fit to the plot of log hRT (L)i2 vs. log L and measuring the slope.
Solvable model of a polymer in random media with long ranged disorder correlations
Arabadijs & Bregman 1999), X-ray absorption measurements provide a linear measure of the total mass along the line of sight.
AGN in the XMM-Newton first-light image as probes for the interstellar medium in the LMC
The correlation length at temperature T , denoted by ξ (T ), which measures the typical linear size of a magnetic domain, goes like ξ (T ) ∼ |T −Tc |−ν , and the exponent ν = 1 for the two dimensional Ising model.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Variants of this model have been used in the past fifty years to model ensemble measurements in e.g., NMR and non-linear spectroscopy .
Photon Counting Statistics for Single Molecule Spectroscopy
However, in the case of nonlinear coupled systems, the linear correlation test does not find any correlation, whereas nonlinear techniques, as the mutual information, and the proposed complexity measures clearly reveal this relation.
Nonlinear analysis of bivariate data with cross recurrence plots