[ noun ] a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
Used in print(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)
Length of the shaft of these arrows may be evaluated according_to the standard_deviation values for each center in Table 1 .
With due consideration for the limits of precision in assessing , expected rate of change in ossification of girls age 2 years , and the known variations in rate of ossification of these children as described in our preceding paper in the Supplement , each arrow with a `` shaft length '' of four months or less was selected as indicating `` same schedule '' at Onset and Completion , for this particular epiphysis .
As an example of the interpretation of an arrow in the figure which exceeds four months in shaft length in conjunction with its position in the figure : girl 2 had a delayed Onset and further delayed Completion .
[ verb ] equip with a shaft