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span (of a bridge, arch, etc.) extend from side to side of.
compression the reduction in volume (causing an increase in pressure) of the fuel mixture in an internal combustion engine before ignition.
suspension bridge a bridge in which the weight of the deck is supported by vertical cables suspended from larger cables that run between towers and are anchored in abutments at each end.
dissipate squander or fritter away (money, energy, or resources)
buckle bend and give way under pressure or strain.
tension the state of being stretched tight
stable (of an object or structure) not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed.
torsion the action of twisting or the state of being twisted, especially of one end of an object relative to the other.the extent to which a curve departs from being planar.(in a gastropod mollusk) the spontaneous twisting of the visceral hump through 180° during
cantilever a long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used in bridge construction.
buckling bend and give way under pressure or strain.
cable a thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles.
rigid unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible.
abutment a structure built to support the lateral pressure of an arch or span, e.g. at the ends of a bridge.
beam a long, sturdy piece of squared timber or metal spanning an opening or part of a building, usually to support the roof or floor above
snpping the action of breaking suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound.
joint
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