eyebar


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eyebar

(ˈaɪˌbɑː)
n
(Civil Engineering) civil engineering a metal bar with a hole or ring at each end, used in bridge construction
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ALTACOR'S CAMBRIDGE headquarters have been busy following the launch of EyeBar, its innovative ocular supplement in the unique format of a quality chocolate bar.
For years, officials with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) had been concerned about the aging bridge and its crack-susceptible eyebar design.
Emerson's grotesque metaphor suggests this diminution of the self: if you become a mere eyebar, you've lost your body.
Investigations later revealed that a cracked eyebar created undue stress on the other bridge members, leading to the collapse.
This catastrophic failure was found to have been initiated by fracture of an eyebar at a pin connection.