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CATENARY SAG

The curve theoretically formed by a perfectly flexible, uniformly dense cable that is not capable of being stretched and is suspended from its endpoints. It is a measure of how much the elevation of a cable drops between its 2 endpoints.

COLINEAR

Lying on or passing through a single straight line.

CONCENTRIC

Having a common center.

CONTINUOUSLY ROTATING LASER PLANES

Laser planes that are generated by an automatically rotating spindle containing a pentaprism.

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