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  Cardinal direction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In mathematics, cardinal directions or cardinal points are the four principal directions or points of the compass in a plane.
An ordinal or intermediate direction is one of the four compass directions located halfway between the cardinal directions: northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest.
Each direction is often identified with a color, and geographical or ethnic terms may contain the name of the color instead of the name of the corresponding direction [1] [2].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cardinal_directions   (662 words)

 Ordinal number   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ordinal numbers, or ordinals for short, are numbers used to denote the position in an ordered sequence: first, second, third, fourth, etc. (See.) In mathematics, ordinal numbers are an extension of the natural numbers to accommodate infinite sequences, introduced by Georg Cantor in 1897.
An ordinal is finite if and only if the opposite order is also well-ordered, which is the case if and only if each of its subsets has a greatest element.
Ordinals which don't have an immediate predecessor can always be written as a limit of a net of other ordinals (but not necessarily as the limit of a sequence'', i.e.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Ordinal_number.html   (1718 words)

 Archive Article #6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
By making representative, ground-level wind speed measurements at the accident site on two separate occasions, when wind directions and their speeds were similar to those at the time of Plaintiff's accident, the effect of localized wind shadowing in the entranceway area that had been created by the building was easily demonstrated.
It was found that the sidewalk level wind speeds in the entranceway area where the morning newspaper had been tossed were reduced by nearly ten-fold, and that the gustiness of the winds was eliminated in the wind shadow zone.
Similarly, a south wind would be assigned an ordinal direction of 180°, while a westerly and a northerly wind would be assigned ordinal directions of, respectively, 270° and 360°.
www.wxscape.com /FWIS/wind_shadowing.html   (1054 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Southwest
Southwest, the ordinal direction halfway between south and west, the opposite of northeast
Categories: Disambiguation Ordinal directions are the four compass directions: northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest, located halfway between the cardinal directions.
Northeast is the ordinal direction halfway between north and east.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Southwest   (438 words)

 Boxing the compass - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boxing the compass is the action of naming all thirty-two principal points of the compass in clockwise order.
Wind Rose - discusses the origins of the names for compass directions.
The Rose of the Winds - gives an example of a rose with 26 directions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South-southwest   (85 words)

 Who's On First? An Introduction to Ordinal Numbers
This interactive lesson created for day 33 of the 180 sequence is an introduction to ordinal numbers and positional relationships through literature and movement.
Tell the students that ordinal numbers are numbers that are in a special position or order.
Read the directions to the students and allow time to complete the task before reading the next set of directions.
www.glc.k12.ga.us /BuilderV03/LPTools/LPShared/lpdisplay.asp?LPID=12511   (791 words)

 Gimme the NEWS!
Teacher preparation: On each sheet of construction paper, write one cardinal direction to be posted on the respective walls on your classroom.
Explain that the letters stand for the cardinal directions, and have students point in the direction of each.
Once the student is at the designated spot, have another student explain how the volunteer got the area, using cardinal directions.
www.glc.k12.ga.us /BuilderV03/LPTools/LPShared/lpdisplay.asp?LPID=47306   (379 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Nw
Northwest, one of the 4 ordinal directions, in weather forecasting and geography
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
A compass rose with Northwest highlighted Northwest is the ordinal direction halfway between West and North on a compass.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nw   (388 words)

The Cardinal directions, and the above hexagram are all male.
Continue drawing alternating male/female hexagrams until you have drawn a hexagram for each of the eight compass directions.
The ritual can be extended by drawing the Aum glyph while chanting the mantra in the center of each hexagram, by extended ritual worship in the opened space, by further recitation of mantras to the directions, by prayer, and by using an alternative closing.
www.horusmaat.com /silverstar/SILVERSTAR5-PG15.htm   (656 words)

 Lucas Learning - Lesson Plan - Critical Thinking - Puzzling Directions With Star Wars Yoda's Challenge
These directions should lead to an item on their map they want the other person to discover.
Explain that you'll use these directions as part of a map reading game to be played by the whole class.
All material that may be copied, or where copying of material may be suggested is for classroom use only and is subject to the terms of use which you agree to by accessing this web site.
www.lucaslearning.com /edu/lp_yoda1.htm   (467 words)

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The X-axis receiver coil couples preferentially to signals arising from vertical conductors whose strike is parallel to the flight direction, while the y-axis responds preferentially to vertical conductors perpendicular to the flight direction (Wynn, 1999).
Although east-west anomalies are due to the east-westward direction of the flightlines, this does not explain the entire anomaly.
The same fault appears in CDT 8, and the bedrock is offset in the same direction as in the cross section, but the offset in the CDT is less than 100 m and the upthrown bedrock block is about 400 m deep.
wrgis.wr.usgs.gov /open-file/of02-18/of02-18.txt   (11488 words)

 FD: 1and 2 Goals and Objectives
Student will demonstrate the ability to follow One-Level Commands involving Spatial, Directional, and Ordinal Terms by completing testing on at least one stimulus set for each with 80% accuracy.
Student will demonstrate the ability to follow Sequential Commands involving Spatial, Directional, and Ordinal terms by completing testing on at least one stimulus set for each with 80% accuracy.
Student will demonstrate the ability to follow Two-Level Commands involving Spatial, Directional, and Ordinal terms by completing testing on at least one stimulus set for each with 80% accuracy.
www.laureatelearning.com /parents/products/go/fd12go.html   (872 words)

Hence, at first the north direction has to be marked and the same has to be extended to the south.
Thus the ordinal directions are marked within a square, forming the third symbol (The national flag of the U.K. has the same symbol with the lines showing the cardinal and ordinal directions).
The lines showing the cardinal directions are extended by turning 90 degrees up to the corners of the squares (pointing to the ordinal directions); the result being the formation of two types of Swastika symbols, which is the fourth symbol.
www.stormloader.com /starburst/nazca.html   (1673 words)

 The United States Mint h.i.p. pocket change (TM) Web site. It's History in Your Pocket! Making Cents.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
These are called ordinal directions, and they are northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest.
Explain to students that their mission is to describe how to get from Point A to Point B (as indicated on their assignment card), using only cardinal and ordinal directions.
If it is not, have the group redirect the student using cardinal and ordinal directions to the correct location.
usmint.gov /kids/index.cfm?fileContents=teachers/features/2004/09.cfm   (492 words)

 The Phasing Spell, a Treatise - The Lurker Lounge Forums
Then do the same thing in each of the ordinal directions, that is, NE, NW, SE, and SW, extending lines of gold out to ten tiles distance.
Plus let's suppose you are trying to Phase in a somewhat specific direction, such as South, and there is a somewhat thick (three tile thick) wall to the North of you.
If you see the open areas on the map, and see the directions your foes are attacking from, and know the thickness and distance of the walls around you, you'll pretty much KNOW where that Phase it going to take you.
www.lurkerlounge.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=6597   (1841 words)

Ordinal positions (first, second, third) are also confusing.
Changing direction can be be confusing for children at this age and extra practice helps.
Ordinal positions refer to location of objects in a sequence such as first, second, third.
www.roanoke.k12.va.us /staff/prestonstaff/mathact.html   (3073 words)

 Everything about Brillouin Zone (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The direction of the reciprocal lattice vector corresponds to the normal to the real space planes, and the magnitude of the reciprocal lattice vector is equal to the reciprocal of the interplanar spacing of the real space planes.
Depending on application, homogeneity up to arbitrarily fine detail in transverse direction may be considered equivalent to full homogeneity in that direction, in which case these symmetry groups can be ignored.
- for discrete translational symmetry in three directions: the orbits are translates of the lattice; the fundamental domain is a primitive cell which is e.g.
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 Cardinal directions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Cardinal_directions   (282 words)

 Celebrating the Liturgy's Books
The canon may be copied in larger script for ease of reading, and it may be copied (or later, printed) on parchment even if the rest of the book is on paper to ensure its survival in spite of very frequent use.
Crucifixion miniature, signed by the artist in the lower left corner, Nicolaus de Bononia fecit.
This ordinal contains directions and prayers for the preparation for the mass and the canon.
www.columbia.edu /ccnmtl/services/manuscripts/canon_mass.html   (423 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Students create directions from one building to another building in their town.
Students could also add ordinal directions to compass rose.
When giving directions, students can use names of streets as well as cardinal and ordinal directions to explain how to get from one place to another.
www.cfbisd.edu /its/ssacadmy.html   (636 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Some representations are direct: the Tower is represented by a physical tower, the Hanged Man by a man on a gallows.
So, paradoxically, even though the relative directions might give the *appearance* of greater realism, the overall effect was actually *less* realistic than games that use compass directions, because compass directions would give the player the same sense of the area we'd have in real life.
The supposedly relative directions really turn out to be just a different set of names for an absolute direction scheme, inasmuch as any given room has a certain fixed orientation - or, rather, the player character has a fixed orientation in each room.
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 Aftermath of a Light Rain - History Group 2
Water entered at the top and spun around the edges and until it was five meters from the floor than the water was pulled out a grating leaving all sorts of fish, seaweed, algae, and grime to continue in a medium-less vortex.
She directed the squad to head North by Northeast.
The Sleven was meant to be used as a distraction, diverting the Silver Waedrus and allowing a small force to slip into a different spire with Twen and in essence declare peace allowing the Lorax to take command.
www.quasisemi.com /mekton/hist2.htm   (10484 words)

 String Theory » Fun-Motion
The tentacles latch on to the environment, but lose their grip after a few seconds.
This is a mistake—when the game speeds up you really need to fire multiple times in the same direction to move around quickly.
I don’t have a DDR pad lying around at the moment, so unfortunately I wasn’t able to try the game as it was intended.
www.fun-motion.com /physics-games/string-theory   (563 words)

 Robin Thomas, list of publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Directions in infinite graph theory and combinatorics (Cambridge, 1989).
Kriz, Igor; Thomas, Robin Analyzing Nash-Williams' partition theorem by means of ordinal types.
Kriz, Igor; Thomas, Robin Ordinal types in Ramsey theory and well-partial-ordering theory.
www.math.gatech.edu /~thomas/PAP   (818 words)

 Baton Rouge Labyrinth Project: Labyrinth at City Park, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
If one pauses at the four spaces on the way in and out, one has nine opportunties to pause and reflect.
The four spaces are aligned to the four ordinal directions.When walking the labyrinth, one can pause east, south, west, and north before one walks a circle with the fourth circuit and then walk the five inner circuits.
This is an original labyrinth design and the first time it has been laid down.
margaretsaizan.typepad.com /photos/baton_rouge_labyrinth_pro/city_park_design.html   (134 words)

 Halfbakery: peculiar low-tech trap
curiously, he wants it to end up working, so that if you were on one of these ships, your experience of going from one end of the trench to the other, would be exactly like the experience of traversing it in the opposite direction.
"so if you didn't look at the ship's compass, you couldn't tell if you were oging left to right or right to left." A compass gives you the ordinal directions of NSEW or degrees thereof.
Regardless of where one is located, and what visual cues are available, one can tell left from right (assuming one knows what they mean).
www.halfbakery.com /idea/peculiar_20low-tech_20trap   (614 words)

 FAQ #18: Mah-Jongg Symbolism
If you visit Forbidden City in Beijing, you will learn of various ways that buildings and entrances were built to accommodate rituals related to the seasons and the four ordinal directions.
The "chung" symbol on the Red tile (see FAQ 7e) means "center" - it can be thought of as the fifth direction.
The "fa" symbol on the Green tile means "get" - which expands automatically in the Chinese psyche to "get rich," which is why many Western authors call this tile "fortune" (which begins with F as does "fa").
www.sloperama.com /mjfaq/mjfaq18.html   (854 words)

 "Shaping Up" with Ordinal Numbers
LEARN NC, a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education, finds the most innovative and successful practices in K–12 education and makes them available to the teachers and students of North Carolina — and the world.
They do this by calling out the ordinal number position of the student who they want to turn their card.
Tell the students that they will need to listen carefully to the directions in order to complete their sheet correctly.
www.learnnc.org /lessons/SBowen10262002886   (649 words)

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