axis inclination


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  • steering axis inclination — (SAI) See kingpin inclination …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • swivel axis inclination — See kingpin inclination …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • axis — The centerline, whether real or imaginary, around which a thing rotates. Also see cam ground piston eccentric bolt hotchkiss drive kingpin axis kingpin inclination moment of inertia pivot axis roll axis self al …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • inclination — A set angle. See kingpin inclination steering swivel inclination steering axis inclination swivel axis inclination …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Inclination — in general is the angle between a reference plane and another plane or axis of direction. The axial tilt is expressed as the angle made by the planet s axis and a line drawn through the planet s center perpendicular to the orbital plane. Orbits… …   Wikipedia

  • inclination — [in΄klə nā′shən] n. [OFr < L inclinatio < pp. of inclinare, INCLINE] 1. the act of bending, leaning, or sloping; esp., a bowing or nodding 2. an inclined surface or plane; slope; incline; slant 3. the extent or degree of incline from a… …   English World dictionary

  • inclination — 1. A leaning or sloping. 2. In dentistry, deviation of the long axis of a tooth from the perpendicular. SYN: inclinatio [TA], version (3). [L. inclinatio, a leaning] condylar guidance i. the angle of i. of the condylar …   Medical dictionary

  • inclination — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete natural disposition ; character b. a particular disposition of mind or character ; propensity; especially liking < had little inclination for housekeeping > 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inclination — inclinational, adj. /in kleuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a disposition or bent, esp. of the mind or will; a liking or preference: Much against his inclination, he was forced to resign. 2. something to which one is inclined: In sports his inclination is… …   Universalium

  • inclination — in•cli•na•tion [[t]ˌɪn kləˈneɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a special disposition of the mind or temperament; a liking or preference: a great inclination for sports[/ex] 2) something to which one is inclined 3) the act of inclining or state of being inclined… …   From formal English to slang

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