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Noun1.S-shape - a double curve resembling the letter S
curve, curved shape - the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
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At the launch of the beauty contest this week, she revealed how the condition twisted her back into an S-shape when she was growing up.
2 LONDON BRIDGE The night turns to terror as the van begins speeding at around 50mph, swerving in an S-shape and ploughing into groups of pedestrians on both sides of the road.
1998) that estimates water temperature as an s-shape function of air temperature.
Jude said that the new leads are designed based on the company's quadripolar LV lead technology and include additional spacing options on two new S-shape and one new double-bend lead designs.
The 580ST also retains the S-shape boom so integral to the Case backhoe, and which ensures that the effort is evenly distributed over the entire length of the boom, resulting in high stress resistance.
Others included a post-Medieval French coin, bent into an s-shape "in the manner of a love token" discovered in Kirkburton.
When the fault displacement is small, the deflection curve is smooth S-shape.
The direction they carried him was in a reverse S-shape from behind the goal by pen 4, across the pitch up to the far corner where the ambulances came in.
Next came flying changes in serpentine (change of canter lead while making an S-shape in the arena), followed by the Spanish Walk, and more half passes in all gaits (walk/trot/canter).
Either way, I'll cast across the current and a little downstream and, depending on the speed of the water flow, I may throw some slack in an S-shape to allow the fly to sink deeper before the drag of the line causes the fly to start riding-up in a strong current.
Engineered for S-shape speed control, the system enables smooth acceleration transition and improved load stability.