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CONVERGENCE OF MERIDIANS

The angular drawing together of the geo- graphic meridians in passing from the Equator to the poles, At the Equator all meridians are mutually parallel; passing from the Equator, they converge until they meet at the poles, intersecting at angles that are equal to their differences of longitude

DANGEROUS SEMICIRCLE

The half of a cyclonic Storm in which the rotary and forward motions of the storm reinforce each other and the winds tend to blow a vessel into the storm track. In the Northern Hemisphere this is to the right of the storm center (when facing the direction the storm is moving) and in the Southern Hemisphere it is to the left. The opposite is the LESS DANGEROUS or NAVIGA- BLE SEMICIRCLE.

NAVIGABLE SEMICIRCLE

The half of a cyclonic storm area in which the rotary and forward motions of the storm tend to counteract each other and the winds are in such a direction as to tend to blow a vessel away from the storm track. In the Northern Hemisphere this is to the left of the storm center and in the Southern Hemisphere it is to the right.

PRECESSION

The change in the direction of the axis of rotation of a spinning body, as a gyroscope, when acted upon by a torque. The direction of motion of the axis is such that it causes the direction of spin of the gyroscope to tend to coincide with that of the impressed torque. The horizontal component of precession is called drift, and the vertical component is called topple. Also called INDUCED PRECESSION, REAL PRECESSION.

RADIATUS

Radial. A term used to refer to clouds in parallel bands which, owing to perspective, appear to converge toward a point on the horizon, or two opposite points if the bands cross the sky.

TEND

To extend in a stated direction, as an anchor cable.

COMPRESSIVE FORCES

Forces that are acting toward each other and will tend to press together or compact the body.

EDDY CURRENT

Currents caused by changing magnetic fields produced in armature and field cores of electrical machines that tend to interfere with the production of emf in the armature windings.

NEGATIVE VALENCE

Having a negative charge. Group V, VI, and VII elements on the periodic table form negative ions and tend to accept electrons.

PERSPECTIVE

The surfaces are shown in the same way as the eye would perceive them. Lines of an object are drawn in such a way that the parallel lines appear to converge towards one or more vanishing points.

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