supporting structure

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Noun1.supporting structure - a structure that serves to support somethingsupporting structure - a structure that serves to support something
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
skeletal frame, underframe, skeleton, frame - the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton"
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
support - supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation; "the statue stood on a marble support"
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Seismic evaluation of equipment supporting structure means to analyze the supporting structures for strong ground motion and to take the necessary remedial measures for structure, human life and property.
The mould is closed to preform the surface material while the supporting structure is moulded in the other cavity.
The crudeness of the supporting structure was accentuated by the exposed metal bolts that held the wooden beams in place.
The frame is carried by springs that isolate induced vibrations from the supporting structure.
The iconoclastic Konstantin Grcic cunningly deconstructs furniture design with Dummy, a single sheet of polyurethane foam rolled into a cone and gently squashed over a supporting structure to create a chubby, chunky armchair.
About halfway along the tunnel, a niche reveals a section of the supporting structure, part of the original Powder Bridge, which has been rescued and restored.

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