Roof plate

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(Arch.) See Plate, n., 10.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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When told this, the man said his dentures -- a metal roof plate and three false teeth -- were lost during his previous hospital stay for his abdominal surgery.
Its roof plate appeared as a single layer of neuroepithelial ependymal cells which covered by tela choroidea (vascular mesenchyme and the pia mater).
The cross-section of the longitudinal section of the working face mining position and the roof plate horizontal position are intercepted to analyze the effects of the distance between the mining working surface and fault.
University spokesman Tobin Klinger said the object that struck Anderson was a stadium roof plate. He added that the UO's roofing contractor has "already checked out other plates to confirm they are secure."
And then, the midpoint of the short side of the roof plate will also enter the plastic state and form a plastic hinge along the short side, where boundary condition is four-edge simply supported.
Also, your plywood should extend 3 1/2 inches beyond the top roof plate and the slanted front wall, as shown in the illustration on Page 47.
The Eukaia skull roof plate pattern is simple, resembling that of actinolepidoids, such as Baringaspis (Miles 1973) and Actinolepis (Mark-Kurik 1973), but the anterior part of the skull roof is only slightly narrower than the posterior part.
In contrast, in the pathogenesis of MIH it is the embryonic roof plate that is involved.
The topping up of The Buildings by Daman took more than 448 m3 of special concrete mix pumped up 224 metres above the ground level and poured across a roof plate area of 1,410 sqm, bringing the overall concrete quantity poured into the building, inclusive of the roof slab, up to 20,527 m3.
To detach the vulnerable structure from the wet ground, the floor plate could be raised on sleeper walls supported by economical strip foundations, and the roof plate held in position by temporary internal timber scaffolding until the entire studwork was complete.
During nervous-system development, a group of cells in the top of the spinal cord (the roof plate) acts as a source of growth/guidance cues for developing neurons within the cord.