right-handed screw convention

noun

: a convention in mathematics: if linear motion is produced perpendicular to a plane by a rotation in the plane in a given direction, the direction of the linear motion will be that of the usual motion along its axis of a right-handed screw with axis perpendicular to the plane and with the given direction of rotation in a resisting medium

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“Right-handed screw convention.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right-handed%20screw%20convention. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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