major diameter


major diameter
On a bolt or screw, the diameter measured from the crest of a thread to the corresponding crest on the opposite side of the bolt or screw

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  • major diameter — noun The outermost or largest diameter of something that has multiple circular, cylindrical, or helical features (e.g. a screw or gear) …   Wiktionary

  • major diameter — noun : the largest diameter of a screw thread measured at the crest of a male thread and at the root of a female thread …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Angular diameter — The angular diameter or apparent size of an object as seen from a given position is the “visual diameter” of the object measured as an angle. In the vision sciences it is called the visual angle. The visual diameter is the diameter of the… …   Wikipedia

  • groove diameter —    The major diameter in a barrel which is the diameter of a circle circumscribed by the bottom of the grooves in a rifled barrel …   Forensic science glossary


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