# PROCEED

 To sail or head for a certain position or to continue the voyage

## Related Terms

### PLUMB

Pertaining to an object or structure in true vertical position as determined by a plumb bob.

### PISTON GAGE SEE FREE-PISTON GAGE. PISTON METER

A variable-area, constanthead fluid-flow meter in which the position of the piston, moved by the buoyant force of the liquid, indicates the flow rate. Also known as piston-type area meter.

### PIPE SLEEVE

A hollow, cylindrical insert placed in a form for a concrete wall at the position where a pipe is to penetrate in order to prevent flow of concrete into the opening.

### PHOTOELECTRICLOOPCONTROL

[CONTSYS] Aphotoelectric control system used as a position regulator for a loop of material passing from one stripprocessing line to another that may travel at a different speed. Also known as loop control.

### PHASE PORTRAIT

A graph showing the time derivative of a system's position (or some other quantity characterizing the system) as a function of position for various values of initial conditions.

### PHASE PLANE ANALYSIS

A method of analyzing systems in which one plots the time derivative of the system's position (or some other quantity characterizing the system) as a function of position for various values of initial conditions.

### OPTIMAL SMOOTHER

An optimal filer 383 orbital angular momentum orbital moment of the position vector with the linear momentum. Also known as orbital momentum.

### OBLITERATED CORNER

In surveying, a corner for which visible evidence of the previous surveyor's work has disappeared, but whose original position can be established from other physical evidence and testimony.

### NULL-BALANCE RECORDER

An instrument in which a motor-driven slide wire in a measuring circuit is continuously adjusted so that the voltage or current to be measured will be balanced against the voltage or current from this circuit; a pen linked to the slide wire makes a graphical record of its position as a function of time.

### NONQUANTUM MECHANICS

The classical mechanics of Newton and Einstein as opposed to the quantum mechanics of Heisenberg, Schro dinger, and Dirac; particles have definite position and velocity, and they move according to Newton's laws.

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