flexible joint

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Noun1.flexible joint - a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the otherflexible joint - a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
bi-fold door - an interior door
butt hinge - a hinge mortised flush into the edge of the door and jamb
car door - the door of a car
exterior door, outside door - a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building
French door - a light door with transparent or glazed panels extending the full length
gate - a movable barrier in a fence or wall
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
pintle - a pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge
joint hinge, strap hinge - a hinge with two long straps; one strap is fastened to the surface of a moving part (e.g., a door or lid) and the other is fastened to the adjacent stationary frame
swing door, swinging door - a door that swings on a double hinge; opens in either direction
T hinge, tee hinge - a hinge that looks like the letter T when it is opened; similar to a strap hinge except that one strap has been replaced by half of a butt hinge that can be mortised flush into the stationary frame
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he shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body, and as a result it can be prone to various types of injury.
Each of the miniature machines produced by the lead author Enzo Kopperger comprises a 400 nanometer arm attached to a rigid 55 by 55 nanometer base plate with a flexible joint made of unpaired bases.
The paper discusses the design of underactuated five-finger robots, with most complicated flexible joint incorporated by a single actuator and linking with a single sensor.
The Torque Servo Module enables T-HR3's core capabilities: Flexible Joint Control, to control the force of contact the robot makes with any individuals or objects in its surrounding environment; Whole-body Coordination and Balance Control, to maintain the robot's balance if it collides with objects in its environment; and Real Remote Maneuvering, to give users seamless and intuitive control over the robot.
Due to the great demands in industrial applications, the tracking control problem for flexible joint robot (FJR) manipulator has attracted much attention in recent years.
Considering the fact that a tunnel joint is not the focus of these tests, a simplified rubber joint that can not only link with the tunnel elements but also act as a flexible joint was designed based on the tunnel elements.
Configurations of the type shown in the figure may also be used to permit signal lines to traverse a hinge or other flexible joint.
Notably, last year we initiated Iron Crucible 2014 with the purpose of assessing the ability of the programmed Joint Force 2020 to execute globally integrated operations through global agility and flexible joint command.
The aim is to create a flexible joint from composite materials with low weight and high fatigue life.
This enables flexible joint movement with excellent sealability.

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