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A-frame

(ā′frām′)
n.
A structure, such as a house, with steeply angled sides that meet at the top in the shape of the letter A.

A-frame

adj
(Architecture) (of a house) constructed with an A-shaped elevation

A-frame

(ˈeɪˌfreɪm)

n.
a building with a steep gabled roof resting directly on a foundation.
[1960–65]
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To put things into perspective on just what kind of throughput the A-frames handle, approximately 50 percent of the picking volume occurs here.
Outdoor Poster Displays come in a variety of styles, including poster stands, sign stands, and sidewalk A-frames and curb stands.
On its busiest day since installation late last year, the A-frames picked almost 90,000 items.
Materials destined for the A-frames go to gravity flow racks that sit on either of the A-frames.
The center combines order-dispensing A-frames for the fastest moving items, man-aboard computer-controlled orderpickers for mid-speed movers, and mobile orderpicking robots for the slow moving items.
a Los Angeles enterprise focusing on one-of-a-kind handmade commercial and personal signs for storefronts, A-frames, chalkboards, and banners.
Together, they extend the capabilities of a facility that was already using a set of automated materials handling tools and picking technologies, such as A-frames, vertical lift modules (VLMs), pick-to-light and robotic tote tilters.
The process of welding the spindle A-frames to the four legs will take approximately four weeks, and the cranes will continue holding the weight of the unit for the first two weeks of this operation.
The process of welding the spindle A-frames to the 126-metre-high four legs will take approximately four weeks, and the cranes will continue holding the weight of the unit for the first two weeks of this operation.
Triyards Houston provides the designing and engineering of offshore equipment such as cranes, A-frames and winches, which can be installed on the self-elevating units and offshore support and construction vessels.
The man-riding A-Frames named THORs are utilised to recover self-propelled hyperbaric lifeboats (SPHLs) and hyperbaric rescue capsules (HRCs).