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nail fold

n.
A fold of hard skin overlapping the base and sides of a fingernail or toenail.
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BCD also developed an innovative system to stabilize the bluff using a soil nail wall; the system design was finalized and constructed by design-build contractor Hayward Baker Inc.
After reviewing renderings and onsite mock-ups, officials opted for a soil nail wall shoring system with a Columnar Basalt finish from Santa Ana, Calif.-based Boulderscape Inc.
A soil nail wall system is typically divided into an active zone and a passive zone by a potential slip surface, as shown in Figure 1.
Addressing first supported excavations and then mechanically stabilized earth retaining walls, the 93 selected and refereed papers examine such topics as recommendations for assessing bending moments for stiff wall systems, results of an instrumented helical soil nail wall, the design and construction of circular cofferdams for earth retention in a flyash disposal basin, mobilizing reinforcement tension with geosynthetic-reinforced soil structures, the collapse of mechanically stabilized earth wall panels due to the effects of freezing temperatures, the seismic design of retaining walls, a three-dimensional analysis of the construction process for tunneling Donghu Metro Station in Guangzhou, and prehistoric landslide stabilization with ground anchors and surface reaction pads.
Walgreen Co., for one, has "Save at Walgreens" banners atop the manicure section of its nail wall, with a "Salon Looks at Home" sign above such items as Kiss Products Broadway Fashion Diva Nail Kits.
After a review of several options, EFLHD decided to install a 290-meter (950-foot)-long soil nail wall consisting of a 305-centimeter (12-inch)thick shotcrete wall with internal drainage and high-strength steel anchor bars drilled and grouted into rock for lateral support.