Definition of Horizontal section

1. Noun. A mechanical drawing of an object as if made by a plane cutting through it horizontally.

Generic synonyms: Mechanical Drawing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Horizontal Section

horizontal integration
horizontal market
horizontal osteotomy
horizontal overlap
horizontal parallax
horizontal part of duodenum
horizontal part of facial canal
horizontal plane
horizontal plate of palatine bone
horizontal resorption
horizontal run
horizontal section (current term)
horizontal stabiliser
horizontal stabilizer
horizontal surface
horizontal tail
horizontal transmission
horizontal vertigo

Literary usage of Horizontal section

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"horizontal section through center of fovea temporalis. Section 30/1 thick. ... horizontal section of right eye through center of fovea (fovea temporalis). ..."

2. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1886)
"... nuts for 493 modified form of 494 paper carrier for 492 horizontal section 494 diagram of spring forces 500 501 502 “ “ vibrations of paper carrier. ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1872)
"A I< horizontal section of a Polype, showing Com! from tbe West Indies, showing the Structure the Internal Arrangement of tne Folds and of the Cells. ..."

4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"The dorsal surface of a horizontal section ; taken in plane v of Fig. 2. FIG. 8. The dorsal surface of a horizontal section, taken in the plane •w of Fig. ..."

5. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1875)
"... is the caudate nucleus (, ), so called because a horizontal section through its uppermost portion exhibits a Fig. 157. horizontal section o» THE Hv MA» ..."

6. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1898)
"2, part of horizontal section across another specimen, x 2 diam. REMARKS. ... 54, part of a horizontal section across the same specimen, x 4 diam. FIG. 6. ..."

7. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"... is so ground that each particular shade of color corresponds to that possessed by fresh blood which FIG. 99.—horizontal section OF DAKE'S HEMOGLOBIN- ..."

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