principal plane


principal plane
A vertical plane that contains the principal point of an oblique photograph, the perspective center of the lens, and the ground nadir. It is the vertical plane containing the optical axis.

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  • Principal plane — Principal Prin ci*pal, a. [F., from L. principalis. See {Prince}.] 1. Highest in rank, authority, character, importance, or degree; most considerable or important; chief; main; as, the principal officers of a Government; the principal men of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • principal plane — n either of the two planes perpendicular to the principal axis and passing through one of the two principal points of an optical system * * * in radiology, the plane which contains the central ray of a radiation beam …   Medical dictionary

  • principal plane — pagrindinė plokštuma statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. principal plane vok. Hauptebene, f rus. главная плоскость, f pranc. plan principal, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • principal plane — pagrindinė plokštuma statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Fotogrametrijoje – vertikali plokštuma, kurioje yra pagrindinis įžambiosios nuotraukos taškas, lęšio (fotoaparato) perspektyvinis centras ir antžeminis nadyras. atitikmenys: angl. principal …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • principal plane — A vertical plane which contains the principal point of an oblique photograph, the perspective center of the lens, and the ground nadir …   Military dictionary

  • principal plane — noun : any of the planes perpendicular to the axis and passing through the principal points of an optical system * * * Optics. a plane that is perpendicular to the axis of a lens, mirror, or other optical system and at which rays diverging from a …   Useful english dictionary

  • principal plane — Optics. a plane that is perpendicular to the axis of a lens, mirror, or other optical system and at which rays diverging from a focal point are deviated parallel to the axis or at which rays parallel to the axis are deviated to converge to a… …   Universalium

  • principal plane of symmetry — a plane of symmetry in a crystal that includes two or more axes of symmetry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Principal — Prin ci*pal, a. [F., from L. principalis. See {Prince}.] 1. Highest in rank, authority, character, importance, or degree; most considerable or important; chief; main; as, the principal officers of a Government; the principal men of a state; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Principal axes of a quadric — Principal Prin ci*pal, a. [F., from L. principalis. See {Prince}.] 1. Highest in rank, authority, character, importance, or degree; most considerable or important; chief; main; as, the principal officers of a Government; the principal men of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English