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.
She was soon soaked by a light drizzle and stretched to keep her stiffening muscles warm.
The vehicle contained a roll of gauze and Dean bound his own stiffening leg after spreading a disinfectant on the oozing abrasion.
There are four cables, one on each side of the two main trusses or stiffening girders.
She retreated to her apartment, breathing raggedly, with cold tears stiffening her cheeks.
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.
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.
The supporting structure is a cable suspension bridge with stiffening girders.
A car is suspended from the bridge, carried by a trolley running on the underside of the stiffening girders, the car being FIG.
The underside of the stiffening girder is 82 ft.
Crinis, hair, and linum, thread), a stiffening material made of horse-hair and cotton or linen thread.
C, Stiffening cone.
In the form of boxes with top and bottom plates, side plates, and angles with proper stiffening bars on the side plates, or " I's," or lattice, or other forms of truss work.
In all cases it is customary to fill on top of the arches with a strong Portland cement concrete to a uniform level, generally the top of the deepest beam; the floor filling is constructed and carried to this level immediately upon the completion of each tier of beams, for the purpose not only of stiffening the frame laterally, and of adding to its stability by the imposition of a static load, but also to afford constantly safe and strong working platforms at regular and convenient intervals for use throughout the entire period of the construction.
During the century which elapsed between the victory of Plassey and the outbreak at Meerut, the East India company relied mainly on native troops with a stiffening of British soldiers - especially artillery - for the successful conduct of its wars.