She squeezed her eyes closed, bracing herself.
Where is she? she asked, bracing herself for the answer.
Bracing herself, she stepped into the hallway.
Jackson lingered in the shower; bracing his hands on the wall, letting the water run on the back of his neck.
"Am I right?" he asked, bracing an arm on either side of her.
Suddenly, her bracing arm hit air.
She leaned down, bracing herself as she rested a trembling hand on his forehead.
Jackson fixed his eyes on the ceiling, bracing for the lecture about responsibility that was sure to come from Sarah.
E?Howa, ide n ndon Winter, with cold but clear and bracing weather, usually sets in about the middle of November, and ends with March.
Sofia sat down on the bed, careful to keep the blood from her gown, and touched the woman's face, bracing herself.
"Don't –" she shouted, bracing her hands against his chest.
The clear, bracing air, according to ancient writers, fostered the intellectual and aesthetic character of the people and endowed them with mental and physical energy.
The valleys and coast belt, though practically free from malarial fever, are hot and humid, and fires in dwelling houses are seldom required even in the coolest months; the lower plateaus are cool and the air dry; the uplands are bracing and often very cold, with snow on the ground in winter.
The prevailing winds on the coast are north-east, warm and humid, and south-west, cool and bracing, though in summer the south-west wind brings rain.
Harrismith has a dry, bracing climate and enjoys a high reputation in South Africa as a health resort.
It is picturesquely situated on a well-wooded plateau and has a bracing climate.
In KiushiO, Shikoku and the southern half of the main island, the months of July and August alone are marked by oppressive heat at the sea-level, while in elevated districts a cool and even bracing temperature may always be found, though the direct rays of the sun retain distressing power.
As one obstacle after another was surmounted, as one grand division of the work after another became an accomplished fact, the effect upon Parkman's condition seems to have been bracing, and he acquired fresh impetus as he approached the goal.
From its bracing qualities this wind, which blows in the summer, is known as the "Cape Doctor."
As regards climate a choice is offered between the more bracing atmosphere of High Harrogate and the sheltered and warm climate of the low town.
There is also in large bridges wind-bracing to stiffen the structure against horizontal forces.
It can be stiffened by girders and bracing and is then of mixed type, when it loses much of its advantage in economy.
The chains of each pair were connected by bracing so that they formed a stiff inverted arch resisting deformation in its place.
The web always 44-1; ° now consists of bracing bars.
Three types of bracing for the web very early developed the.
Warren type in which the bracing bars form equilateral triangles, the Whipple Murphy in which the struts are vertical and the ties inclined, and the lattice in which both struts and ties are inclined at equal angles, usually 45° with the horizontal.
Not only were the bracing bars designed to calculated stresses, and the continuity of the girders taken into account, but the validity of the calculations was tested by a verification on the actual bridge of the position of the points of contrary flexure of the centre span.
The suspending rods and cross bracing are very light.
The Warren type, either with two sets of bracing bars or with intermediate verticals, affords convenient means of supporting the floor girders.
The cross girders, stringers and wind-bracing are wrought iron, the rest of mild steel.
The vertical bracing between the upper and lower members of each rib, which are 12 ft.
It is beautifully situated in the upper part of the valley of the Wharfe, and owing to the fine scenery of the neighbourhood, and to the bracing air of the high moorlands above the valley, has become a favourite health resort.
The winters are brilliant but cold, and the summers average from 60° to 65° F., with generally clear skies and a bracing atmosphere which makes these regions favourite summer resorts for the people of the cities to the south.
There is much sunshine, and the atmosphere is bracing and exhilarating.
The bracing weather of Canadian winters is followed by the warmth and humidity of genial summers, under which crops grow in almost tropical luxuriance, while the cool evenings and nights give the plants a robustness of quality which are not to be found in tropical regions, and also make life for the various domestic animals wholesome and comfortable.
It has good golf links, and is much frequented by visitors for its bracing climate and sea-bathing.
The climate is healthy and bracing, except in the lower valleys along the river banks and in the marsh land, where malarial fever is prevalent.
The climate of Porthcawl is bracing, and the rainfall (averaging 25 in.) is about the lowest on the South Wales coast.
(3) The dead load comprises the weight of the main girders, flooring and wind bracing, or the total weight of the superstructure exclusive of any part directly carried by the piers.
In bridge work this occurs only in some of the bracing bars.
In compression boom, 7 o tons in tension boom, 5 o tons in vertical struts, 6.5 tons in diagonal ties, 8 o tons in wind bracing, and 6.5 tons in cross and rail girders.
The bracing bars, therefore, for this part of the girder must be adapted to resist either tension or thrust.