(flăt′wīz′) also flat·ways (-wāz′)
With the flat side down or in contact with a surface.
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also flat•ways


with the flat side, rather than the edge, foremost or in contact.
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References in classic literature ?
Then straightway large-eyed queenly Hera prayed, striking the ground flatwise with her hand, and speaking thus:
Three mechanical properties were chosen to investigate the influence of specimen size on LVL, which were flatwise bending, bending shear, and lateral connections.
The Charpy impact strength was tested unnotched and flatwise (ISO 179) with a Zwick impact tester and a 75 kgcm pendulum at room temperature.
HDT B type measurements were carried out in flatwise mode with a loading stress of 0.45 MPa, heating rate of 2[degrees]C/min (120[degrees]C/hour), and a span length of 64 mm.
(%) Before After optimization optimization 1st flatwise bending 3.30 1.97 42.4% 1st edgewise bending 4.92 2.75 47.9% 2nd flatwise bending 13.19 7.20 46.1% 2nd edgewise bending 20.47 11.02 46.8% 3rd flatwise bending 31.83 17.47 45.4% 1st torsion 39.49 27.00 30.0% TABLE 6: Results of nonlinear reanalysis.
12 shows the relationship between the flatwise bending angle and PDIV, and Fig.
We added flatwise 2x6s to provide backing for our glass-shelf supports.
A metodologia proposta e discutida foi empregada em 14 pecas estruturais de madeira de dimensoes 4cm x 5cm x 140cm, ensaiadas na posicao de menor inercia (flatwise) e posicionadas no plano LR (Longitudinal e Radial), sendo sete pecas da especie Corymbia citriodora e outras sete da especie Pinus elliottii, obtidas da empresa Serraria Agostini da cidade de Sao Joao del-Rei (MG), plantadas e extraidas (com idade media de sete anos) na regiao da cidade de Salinas (MG).