Structural shape

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Struc´tur`al shape

1.(Engin. & Arch.) The shape of a member especially adapted to structural purposes, esp. in giving the greatest strength with the least material.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Blooms are usually further processed via rotary piercing, structural shape rolling and profile rolling.
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For example, dimensions of the composite column, including the type of structural shape, were given in Figure 7.
Piezoelectric elements are integrated into the main structure, the inverse piezoelectric effect is utilized, and piezoelectric elements are deformed via an external voltage, which is passed on to the main structure, thus realizing active control of structural shape.
A metabolic disorder (which requires a workup by an endocrinologist to diagnose) or the structural shape of your leg may make you more prone to tibial fractures.
It is fundamentally in good structural shape, but can't decouple from the recession in the euro zone, plus the global economy has also shifted down a gear," he said.
According to the deputy, the previous loyalists, known as March 14 camp, made an ill-use of their authority when they exploited it for allowing their public supporters to build in an illegal manner that distorts the structural shape of a city or any region.
Almost immediately he took it on, not least because he felt it was already in such good structural shape.
For us, it's a significant upgrade from a 60-year-old house with structural problems to one only 10 to 15 years old that is well insulated and in good structural shape. Also, we're fortunate enough to have the experience of having built apartments and done plumbing and painting previously, so between my husband and I we have an idea of what good construction looks like.
Besides, the layout of the kitchen is largely governed by the available space and most householders are familiar with access between the sink, fridge and cooker 'triangle', so re-facing carcasses that are in perfectly good structural shape makes financial sense.
The foliage ranges from deep red stripes to acid greens and forms an impressive structural shape, and as it matures it assumes the look of a palmlike tree.

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