mean line

mean line
A line joining the leading and trailing edges of an airfoil equidistant from the upper and lower surfaces. Also known as a camber line or a mean camber line.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mean line — Mean Mean, a. [OE. mene, OF. meiien, F. moyen, fr. L. medianus that is in the middle, fr. medius; akin to E. mid. See {Mid}.] 1. Occupying a middle position; middle; being about midway between extremes. [1913 Webster] Being of middle age and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mean line — In typography, the mean line, also (and more simply) known as midline, is the line that determines where non ascending lowercase letters terminate in a typeface. The distance between the baseline and the mean line is called the x height. Round… …   Wikipedia

  • mean line — Верхняя линия строчных знаков (Mean line)     Воображаемая линия, проходящая по верху прямых строчных [буква по размеру меньше заглавной, иногда отличаются по рисунку] знаков без верхних выносных элементов [элемент буквы выступающий выше верхней… …   Шрифтовая терминология

  • mean line — pusiaukampinė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bisecting line; bisector; mean line vok. Halbierungslinie, f; Winkelhalbierende, f rus. биссектриса, f pranc. bissectrice, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • mean line — noun Etymology: mean (VII) : bisectrix * * * Print. an imaginary x high line. Also called x line …   Useful english dictionary

  • mean line — Print. an imaginary x high line. Also called x line. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mean line — Верхняя линия (строчных букв) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • mean line of advance — In naval usage, the direction expected to be made good over a sustained period …   Military dictionary

  • first mean line — noun : acute bisectrix …   Useful english dictionary

  • second mean line — noun see obtuse bisectrix …   Useful english dictionary

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