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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 a flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap.
stable (of a patient or a medical condition) not deteriorating in health after an injury or operation.
tension the state of being stretched tight.
contriver to plan with ingenuity; devise; invent: The author contrived a clever plot.
bucking Bucking is a movement performed by a horse or bull in which the animal lowers its head and raises its hindquarters into the air, usually while kicking out with the hind legs.
cable a thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles.
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.
force strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement.
beam bridge Beam bridges, also known as stringer bridges, are the simplest structural forms for bridge spans supported by an abutment or pier at each end.
arch bridge An arch bridge is a bridge with abutments at each end shaped as a curved arch.
truss a framework, typically consisting of rafters, posts, and struts, supporting a roof, bridge, or other structure.
torsion the action of twisting or the state of being twisted, especially of one end of an object relative to the other.
pier a platform supported on pillars or girders leading out from the shore into a body of water, used as a landing stage for boats.
joint transfer A technique for simultaneous reconstruction of the soft tissue. ... Twelve patients underwent reconstruction of injured finger joints using our technique of a vascularized transfer of the second toe proximal interphalangeal joint.
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.
truss a framework, typically consisting of rafters, posts, and struts, supporting a roof, bridge, or other structure.
bridge a structure carrying a road, path, railroad, or canal across a river, ravine, road, railroad, or other obstacle.
pier a platform supported on pillars or girders leading out from the shore into a body of water, used as a landing stage for boats.
snapping the action of breaking suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound.
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