straight-line motion

/ˈstreɪt-laɪn ˌmoʊʃən/ (say 'strayt-luyn .mohshuhn)

noun Machinery
a device, as a linkage, initiating motion in a straight line, or transferring motion from a curved line to a straight.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • straight-line motion — tiesiaeigis judėjimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rectilinear motion; straight motion; straight line motion vok. geradlinige Bewegung, f rus. прямолинейное движение, n pranc. mouvement rectiligne, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • uniform straight-line motion — tolygusis tiesiaeigis judėjimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. uniform straight line motion vok. gleichförmige geradlinige Bewegung, f rus. равномерное прямолинейное движение, n pranc. mouvement rectiligne et uniforme, m; mouvement… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • straight-line — adjective Date: 1843 1. being a mechanical linkage or equivalent device designed to produce or copy motion in a straight line 2. having the principal parts arranged in a straight line 3. marked by a uniform spread and especially in equal segments …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Straight line mechanism — In the late seventeenth century, before the development of the milling machine, it was extremely difficult to machine straight, flat surfaces. For this reason, good prismatic pairs without backlash were not easy to make. During that era, much… …   Wikipedia

  • straight-line — [strāt′līn΄] adj. 1. composed of straight lines 2. Finance designating or of a method of allocating costs to given time periods at a fixed rate [straight line depreciation] 3. Mech. a) designating or of a device, mechanism, etc. whose main parts… …   English World dictionary

  • straight-line — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : being a mechanical linkage or equivalent device designed to produce or copy motion in a straight or approximately straight line 2. a. : having the principal parts arranged in a straight line a straight line compressor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight-line — /ˈstreɪt laɪn/ (say strayt luyn) adjective Machinery 1. having a linear arrangement of the working parts, as some compressors. 2. (of an apparatus) copying or initiating motion along a straight line …   Australian English dictionary

  • straight motion — tiesiaeigis judėjimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. rectilinear motion; straight motion; straight line motion vok. geradlinige Bewegung, f rus. прямолинейное движение, n pranc. mouvement rectiligne, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Line — Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A linen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Line breeding — Line Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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