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- The metacentric height (GM) is a measurement of the initial static stability of a floating body. It is calculated as the distance between the centre of...
- chromosome is metacentric if its two arms are roughly equal in length. In a normal human karyotype, five chromosomes are considered metacentric: chromosomes...
- Metacentric may refer to: Metacentric height, the distance between the center of gravity of a ship and its metacenter Metacentric centromere, the position...
- a negative metacentric height) and therefore takes on an angle of heel to either port or starboard. When a vessel has negative metacentric height (GM)...
- one metacentric, three submetacentric, and 32 acrocentric autosomes. The Y is a small metacentric chromosome, while the X is a large metacentric chromosome...
- 4,000 long tons (4,060 t) more than the older ships. The ship had a metacentric height of 7.82 feet (2.4 m) at deep load. Her crew numbered 56 officers...
- Homologous chromosome Isochromosome Satellite chromosome Centromere position Metacentric Submetacentric Telocentric Acrocentric Holocentric Centromere number...
- capsize and potentially sink. Angle of loll Heeling (sailing) Keeled over Metacentric height Ship stability Ship motions Kemp, Peter (1976). The Oxford Companion...
- or "righting arm" acting to restore a tilting ship to vertical; see metacentric height Galaxy Zoo, a crowdsourced astronomy project Gaza Strip (FIPS...
- moment. If this occurs, the floating object is said to have a positive metacentric height. This situation is typically valid for a range of heel angles...
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