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17:29 Jun 29, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Military / Defense / artillery
English term or phrase: Theoretical line
I need the English term meaning "the theoretical line precisely intersecting the longitudinal axis of the gun tube."
Thanks, Kevin
Kevin Fulton
United States
Local time: 19:13
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Summary of answers provided
3diameter
jccantrell
3normal or perpendicularKen Cox


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theoretical line
normal or perpendicular


Explanation:
if it's just an otherwise unspecified theoretical (imaginary) line at right angles to the longitudinal axis (in this case)

Usage: a normal to..., a perpendicular to..., or a line perpendicular to...

Ken Cox
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
theoretical line
diameter


Explanation:
As it is a circle, more or less, and the axis runs through the center, might this not fit?

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