Person for whom another acts as agent.

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DIRECTIVITY FACTOR

  1. The ratio of radiated sound intensity at a remote point on the principal axis of a loudspeaker or other transducer, to the average intensity of the sound transmitted through a sphere passing through the remote point and concentric with the transducer; the frequency must be stated.
  2. The ratio of the square of the voltage produced by sound waves arriving parallel to the principal axis of a microphone or other receiving transducer, to the mean square of the voltage that would be produced if sound waves having the same frequency and mean-square pressure were arriving simultaneously from all directions with random phase; the frequency must be stated.

PLANE STRESS

A state of stress in which two of the principal stresses are always parallel to a given plane and are constant in the normal direction.

MEAN NORMAL STRESS

In a system stressed multiaxially, the algebraic mean of the three principal stresses.

KNEE RAFTER

A brace placed diagonally between a principal rafter and a tie beam.

TRUSS

A wooden roof truss having two principal rafters held by a horizontal tie beam, a king post upright between tie beam and ridge, and usually two struts to the rafters from a thickening at the king post foot.

FIXING LETTER

a document containing a summary of the principal condition of a charter party as soon as the negotiations about the chartering of a vessel have resulted in the fixture of a ship.

AMORTIZE

To reduce gradually an obligation, such as a mortgage, by periodically paying a part of the principal as well as the interest.

ANALYTICAL ORIENTATION

The computational steps required to determine tilt, direction of principal line, flight height, angular elements, and linear elements in preparing aerial photographs for rectification.

ANALYTICAL THREE-POINT RESECTION RADIAL TRIANGULATION

A method of computing the coordinates of the ground principal points of overlapping aerial photographs by resecting on three horizontal control points appearing in the overlap area.

ASYMMETRIC TOP

A system in which all three principal moments of inertia are different.

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