You are looking at 1-3 of 3 entries  for:

  • All: perpendicular planes x
  • Archaeology x
clear all

View:

Overview

perpendicular planes

Two planes in 3-dimensional space are perpendicular if normals to the two planes are perpendicular. If n 1 and n 2 are vectors normal to the planes, this is so if ...

adze

adze   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
59 words

...[Ar] A woodworking tool which has its working edge perpendicular to the long axis of the haft. It therefore contrasts with an axe, the working edge of which is parallel with the plane of the haft. Adzes are generally used for trimming and shaping timbers, and for hollowing out large cavities such as in making a dugout...

adze

adze  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Archaeology
[Ar]A woodworking tool which has its working edge perpendicular to the long axis of the haft. It therefore contrasts with an axe, the working edge of which is parallel with the plane of the haft. ...
Capernaum

Capernaum   Reference library

Stefano De Luca

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Archaeology, Religion
Length:
8,467 words
Illustration(s):
1

...possesses good acoustic characteristics and could be the scene of Jesus’s preaching from the boat ( Mark 3:9 ). Farther to the northeast, Y. Stepansky has documented remains of an unusual dry stone structure, with a length of about 1,968.5 ft (600 m), from which extend, perpendicular to the coast, 44 irregular arms, 9.8 ft (3 m) distant from one another. These are interpretable as anchorages or, more likely, as the vivaria (fishponds or fish-traps) mentioned in the rabbinical literature under the name bibarim ( m. Beṣah 3:1). In the Byzantine and...

View: