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Robert P. Munafo, 2010 Sep 20.

A colloquial direction and directional modifier used in either of two ways:

1. The direction in which the imaginary coordinate increases towards positive infinity. Also called up.

2. Relative to a mu-molecule, refers to the same side or direction as that mu-molecule's .1/3 radical.

Usage is analogous to the terms south and southern; see that article for examples.

The north external angle is 1/4, and the filament subset operator for the filament off the northern side of a mu-molecule is FS[(1/3B1)t] (which can be abbreviated FS[3]).

See also northernmost point, north radical, and the other directions:

northwest north northeast
west east
southwest south southeast

revisions: 19990202 oldest on record; 20100920 add relative definition (sense 2) and more links

From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2024.

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