stiffener


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stiff·en

 (stĭf′ən)
tr. & intr.v. stiff·ened, stiff·en·ing, stiff·ens
To make or become stiff or stiffer.

stiff′en·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stiffener - material used for stiffening something
filler - used for filling cracks or holes in a surface
Translations

stiffener

[ˈstɪfənəʳ] N
1. (= starch etc) → apresto m
2. (= plastic strip) → lengüeta f
3. (= drink) → trago m

stiffener

n (for collar) → Kragenstäbchen nt; (= starch etc)Stärke f
References in periodicals archive ?
The Ashington oil and gas engineering firm sent 19 diverless bend stiffener connectors to the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) project, based around 60km off the west coast of Ghana.
However, the rotational spring restraint assumption is not always valid; Kollar [10, 12-14] divided the elastic restraints into two kinds based on analysis of the configurations of various sections: (1) when both of the two edges of the restrained plates are restrained, the restraints are equivalent to a rotating spring [11] and (2) when one edge of the restrained plates is free, the restraints are equivalent to torsional stiffener [15].
As it can be seen from Table, obtained results confirm high reliability of program and now it is possible to transfer to determination of influence of stiffener on the plate buckling.
The hood could also do with a stiffener at the front.
Based on this method, which was later added to AISC regulation, instead of strong previous walls, walls with thin plates which do not have stiffener are used.
Following a successful delivery of phase one, Trelleborg has been selected to provide its distributed buoyancy modules (DBM), bend stiffeners with dynamic bend stiffener connectors (DBSC), Uraduct cable protection and bend restrictors to phase two of the project.
WHAT YOU NEED: Water balloons or small regular balloons Fabric stiffener (available at fabric or craft stores) Embroidery yarn in a variety of colours Scissors Pin String What to do: 1.
GLOBAL supplier of fluid transfer systems, Flexible Engineered Solutions International (FES) has patented its new automatic diverless bend stiffener connector (DBSC) and has already secured around Au10 million ($15 million) of orders for its latest product, says the company in a press release.
Features include solid steel legs with stiffener bars for extra strength and support, pre-wired NEMA-rated controls, and moving parts with high-strength roller pins, snap rings and hardened cam followers.
Once the stiffeners are ready to install on the flex circuit, the release liner is removed and the stiffener is placed in position.
The steel wall, steel bar stiffener and concrete are the materials used in the numerical analysis of this study.