differential indexing

noun

Definition of differential indexing

: a method used on a dividing engine for dividing a circle into subdivisions otherwise unobtainable by utilizing the difference between simultaneous movements of index plate and index crank

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“Differential indexing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/differential%20indexing. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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