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Like Copernicus’ heliocentric model of the solar system, sometimes revolutions occur by a simple shift in the axis of rotation.
The neuro-endocrine signals involved form the HPA axis, short for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal.
Al-Battani Island’s major axis was 3 miles long, while its minor axis was 2 miles long.
ARE YOU HIP ENOUGH TO BE SQUARE?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSAUGUST 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It didn’t cover the entire major axis, because when it got too close to the endpoints, there was only a single point of tangency.
ARE YOU HIP ENOUGH TO BE SQUARE?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSAUGUST 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Al-Battani Island’s major axis is 3 miles long, while its minor axis is 2 miles long.
CAN YOU REACH THE BEACH?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSAUGUST 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Hamilton observed that at each point in that three-dimensional space you can assign three additional coordinates that specify the planet’s momentum along each axis.
An axillary flower stands between the bract or leaf which subtends it and the axis or stem which bears this bract or leaf.
Angle of Incidence, Rigger's—The angle the chord of a surface makes with a line parallel to the axis of the propeller.
But although tridactyl, the axis of the limb passes through the fourth digit.
The atlas is small and ring-like, and its centrum is fused with the axis forming the odontoid process.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS

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