Definition of Longitudinal. Meaning of Longitudinal. Synonyms of Longitudinal

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Definition of Longitudinal

Longitudinal
Longitudinal Lon`gi*tu"di*nal, n. A railway sleeper lying parallel with the rail.
Longitudinal
Longitudinal Lon`gi*tu"di*nal, a. [Cf. F. longitudinal.] 1. Of or pertaining to longitude or length; as, longitudinal distance. 2. Extending in length; in the direction of the length; running lengthwise, as distinguished from transverse; as, the longitudinal diameter of a body. --Cheyne.

Meaning of Longitudinal from wikipedia

- Longitudinal is a geometric term of location which may refer to: Longitude Line of longitude, also called a meridian Longitudinal engine, an internal...
- A longitudinal study (or longitudinal survey, or panel study) is a research design that involves repeated observations of the same variables (e.g., people)...
- Longitudinal waves are waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the direction of propagation...
- In automotive engineering, a longitudinal engine is an internal combustion engine in which the crankshaft is oriented along the long axis of the vehicle...
- A longitudinal mode of a resonant cavity is a particular standing wave pattern formed by waves confined in the cavity. The longitudinal modes correspond...
- Longitudinal axis is a line p****ing through the centroid of the cross sections. The longitudinal axis is a direction of orientation, going from head to...
- The longitudinal fissure (or cerebral fissure, median longitudinal fissure, interhemispheric fissure) is the deep groove that separates the two cerebral...
- The longitudinal ligaments are two sets of ligaments that run along the spine. These are: Anterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale anterius)...
- Longitudinal framing (also called the Isherwood system after British naval architect Sir Joseph Isherwood, who patented it in 1906) is a method of ship...
- A longitudinal valley is an elongated valley found between two almost parallel mountain chains in geologically young fold mountains, such as the Alps,...
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