Lateral system

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(Bridge Building) the system of horizontal braces (as between two vertical trusses) by which lateral stiffness is secured.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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SeaSpine Holdings announced the full commercial launch of the Regatta Lateral System, featuring NanoMetalene technology.
This canal connected both the left and right branches of the cephalic lateral system, except for the preoperculum-mandibular canal (Figs.
In addition to raising the roof, the columns needed to be extended and the old lateral system had to be replaced.
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The VEO Direct Lateral System offers a comprehensive portfolio of interbody implants in both parallel and lordotic angles to match each patient's anatomy.
The concrete walls surrounding the fountains are an integral part of the gravity and lateral system, capable of withstanding blast loads.
The tower lateral system is composed of different types of structural steel frames and trusses designed to resist loads from all directions.
In discussing remaining construction on the project, Godfrey said all that remained was about 10 miles of the lateral system in northeastern British Columbia and northwestern Alberta.
A typical FSB filter uses a header and extensive lateral system at the base of the reactor vessel to uniformly fluidize the sand column.
From the strainer, water passes into the filter vessel through the filter media sand bed where it is evenly collected by the LEEM header lateral system. Filtered water is chlorinated, then pumped to a tower/holding tank, from which it flows through the park system.