# Proper+position

• 1position — 1. An attitude, posture, or place occupied. 2. Posture or attitude assumed by a patient for comfort and to facilitate the performance of diagnostic, surgical, or therapeutic procedures. 3. In obstetrics, the relation of an arbitrarily chosen …

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• 2Proper acceleration — [Edwin F. Taylor John Archibald Wheeler (1966 1st ed. only) Spacetime Physics (W.H. Freeman, San Francisco) ISBN 0 7167 0336 X] is the physical acceleration experienced by an object. It equals the rate of change of proper velocity with respect to …

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• 3Position angle — Position angle, usually abbreviated PA, is a measurement derived from observing visual binary stars. It is defined as the angular offset in degrees of the secondary star to the primary, relative to the north celestial pole. As the example&#8230; …

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• 4position — [pə zish′ən] n. [MFr &LT; L positio &LT; positus, pp. of ponere, to place &LT; * posinere &LT; po , away (&LT; IE base * apo &GT; L ab, from, away) + sinere, to put, lay: see SITE] 1. the act of positing, or placing 2. a positing of a&#8230; …

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• 5Proper motion — The proper motion of a star is its angular change in position over time as seen from the center of mass of the solar system.[1] It is measured in seconds of arc per year, arcsec/yr, where 3600 arcseconds equal one degree.[2] This contrasts with&#8230; …

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• 6Proper velocity — η.In flat spacetime, proper velocity is the ratio between distance traveled relative to a reference map frame (used to define simultaneity) and proper time τ elapsed on the clocks of the traveling object. It equals the object s momentum p divided …

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• 7position — n. posture 1) to assume, take a position 2) an awkward, uncomfortable; comfortable position 3) a kneeling; lotus; lying; prone; sitting; squatting; straddle; supine position 4) the fetal, foetal position attitude 5) to assume, take a position 6)&#8230; …

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• 8Proper time — In relativity, proper time is time measured by a single clock between events that occur at the same place as the clock. It depends not only on the events but also on the motion of the clock between the events. An accelerated clock will measure a&#8230; …

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• 9Proper palmar digital arteries — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteriae digitales palmares propriae GraySubject = 152 GrayPage = 598 Caption = Palm of left hand, showing position of skin creases and bones, and surface markings for the volar arches. Only the proximal&#8230; …

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• 10proper — That which is fit, suitable, appropriate, adapted, correct. Reasonably sufficient. Peculiar; naturally or essentially belonging to a person or thing; not common; appropriate; one s own. See also reasonable @ proper care That degree of care which&#8230; …

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