guy wire


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Noun1.guy wire - a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
bracing, brace - a structural member used to stiffen a framework
collapsible shelter, tent - a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); "he pitched his tent near the creek"
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Tenders are invited for manufacture, testing at works and supply of 7/10 swg guy wire as per gescom specifications
It then jumped the curb, proceeding in a straight line, narrowly missing an unused ATM drive-through location, trees and power poles (although it did take out a guy wire, splitting the pole it was connected to.)
"We argued that the guy wire was the most probable means by which the decedent's body could form part of a connection between high-voltage equipment and the ground," Margolis said.
On February 4, 2015, at 1930 Central time, a Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian collided with a television tower guy wire and terrain near Lubbock, Texas.
According to Eugene police, Dange's red Subaru Outback was caught in a guy wire of the utility pole during the crash.
Thanks to the three guy wires and anchors, no concrete is required, not even for the tower base, though in some situations (for example rocky ground) concrete is needed if helical guy wire anchors cannot be driven into the ground or the base is on uneven terrain.
During the "model" treatment foraging trials, a freeze-dried mount of a carolina wren (preserved with wings spread in flying posture) was suspended by a guy wire. The wire was secured between an upper corner of the enclosure and a point on the constructed tree directly above the nest cavity entrance.
For relaxation he liked to run through blackberry bushes barefooted, or go hand-over-hand up a 125-foot guy wire rigged to a spar tree.
It then jumped the curb, proceeding in a straight line, narrowly missing an unused ATM drive-through, trees and power poles (although it did take out a guy wire, splitting the pole .)
In other business, the selectmen approved a pole petition from Verizon to remove a guy wire on Broadmeadow Avenue and replace it with a brace.
If an antenna location forces you to stretch a guy wire across a path, walkway or roadway and you can't put the antenna anywhere else, close the path and make that closure obvious.