guy wire

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a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)

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The propeller nose cone displayed striations consistent with a large gauge wire similar to the downed guy wire.
The danger comes during raising and lowering; a change in wind speed or direction, or a poorly laid-out base, guy anchors or guy wire lengths can cause a disaster in the blink of an eye (I've been there and done that.
While our shorter tower (by 93 m) had more guy wires, it was only one more guy wire per group than each of the other two towers.
When their view was not obscured by vegetation within the enclosure, subjects were observed abruptly turning their heads towards the model as it was released or retracted along the guy wire.
If an antenna location forces you to stretch a guy wire across a path, walkway or roadway and you can't put the antenna anywhere else, close the path and make that closure obvious.
The System deploys its antennae at an elevation of 106 feet, without guy wire supports and has a wind survivability of 70 mph without guy wires and 120 mph with guy wires.
Tenders are invited for Supply of the 1) Guy Wire 7/10 SWG 200 MT
So much so that officials there haven't returned several daily calls, and official details are still sketchy on the long-term plans of replacing the crumpled landmark, which stood as one of the world's tallest until crashing down while workers were doing guy wire maintenance.
Thus, a guy wire mounted 30 feet up the tower and 20 feet out would be [30.
Capability: Guy Wire performs guy wire design for stacks and towers.
voice, video, or data) from environmental and historical reviews if they are located in an existing public ROW and adhere to tower height and guy wire requirements;
Five of the footings were dug for the 60' turbine tower, and measured 12" round by 5' deep with reinforced 1/2" x 3" steel flat stock placed in the center of each footing to serve as guy wire anchors (the center footing was to anchor the gin pole).
But those power lines were knocked down when a tractor hit a guy wire supporting a utility pole, not by the wind, fire officials said.
PUTNAM - A 70-year-old Dayville man died early Saturday morning when his car went off the right shoulder of Interstate 395 south after Exit 95 and struck a guy wire.
If you break a guy wire or a pole and the line falls, you could be killed or seriously injured.