She was soon soaked by a light drizzle and stretched to keep her stiffening muscles warm.
She retreated to her apartment, breathing raggedly, with cold tears stiffening her cheeks.
The vehicle contained a roll of gauze and Dean bound his own stiffening leg after spreading a disinfectant on the oozing abrasion.
The plaits are sewed partly by hand and in a special sewing-machine, and the hats or bonnets are finished by stiffening with gelatin size and blocking into shape with the aid of heat and powerful pressure, according to the dictates of fashion.
The rival statesmen moved from London to Paris, all hope of Yugoslav recognition before the opening of the Peace Conference had vanished, owing to the stiffening in the attitude of Italy.
The suspension bridge dispenses with the compression member required in girders and with a good deal of the stiffening required in metal arches.
The Ordish bridge built at Prague in 1868 had oblique chains supporting the stiffening girders at intermediate points of the span.
There are three chains on each side, of one and two links alternately, and these support wrought iron stiffening girders.
About 1850 it was perceived that a bridge stiff enough to carry railway trains could be constructed by combining supporting chains with stiffening girders suspended from them.
Rankine proved (Applied Mechanics, p. 370) that the necessary strength of a stiffening girder would be only one-seventh part of that of an independent girder of the same span as the bridge, suited to carry the same moving load (not including the dead weight of the girder which is supported by the chain).
The two stiffening girders are plate girders 3 ft.
The stiffening girders of the main span are 40 ft.
P. 258; also " Suspension Bridges with Stiffening Girders," by Max am Ende, Proc. Inst.
There are four cables, one on each side of the two main trusses or stiffening girders.
In the long run, however, even this palliative ceased to work; and accordingly on June 5 1917 a new stiffening of the standing orders was voted, which sufficed in effect during the later period of the Parliament.