slenderness


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Synonyms for slenderness

the quality of being slight or inadequate

relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width

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the property of an attractively thin person

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Dimensions and slenderness ratio (UD) of the particles (20/40 mesh) used for wood-polymer composite panels.
Compounds can be easily processed and may have increased durability, elasticity, slenderness, improved electromagnetic characteristics and other properties unattainable in pure matters.
Based on this, it was crucial lo select a suitable slenderness ralio (l/t/) of compression specimen, in order lo minimize this unnecessary effecl.
It is suggested that the rigorous and scientific reputation of its methodology--at the cost of the slenderness of its substance--allows economics to have the appearance of being a stronger theoretical pillar of market fundamentalism.
Two features look likely to be prominent in design this year - sustainability and slenderness.
The design also recalls the slenderness of the previous generation's cameras, making this the smallest and lightest FX-format camera in Nikon's lineup.
For the design of this bridge, the MOE should consider the following: the crossing will be built on a rail beam fill out and then pushed over ways to limit the impact on railway operations, the crossing will have only 2 intermediate supports in the rail beam (the largest range to cross over the tracks will be approximately 70 m - no temporary support shall be established), the slenderness of the lower deck will be to limit the impact of urban development on access ramps, crossing structure shall not exceed 20 feet above the rails, so as to facilitate insertion of a discrete bridge in urban project, the bridge will be done in very limited and constrained by the railway environment and the work of buildings and public spaces of the urban project on either side of the bridge area.
However, the low stiffness of the shaft implies small leg's second moments of inertia and larger slenderness of structure; and, finally, the lower lifting capacity of the whole mast.
When you see speedy big cats, like cheetahs, they have a slenderness and a lightweight stride.
The Montefeltro's long run as the graceful walnut- and-steel semi-auto is not over by any stretch, but the slenderness and fluidity for which the reliable inertia action gun is known will get a rugged face-lift this year in the form of an optional synthetic stock that will give it the kind of bottom-of-the-boat durability most duck hunters prefer.
Featured in The Skyscraper Museum's "Vertical Cities: Hung Kong I New York" for being one of the most slender structures in the world, the building was designed with 24 feet of frontage, rising 43 stories and with a 15:1 slenderness ratio.
That's because wood has tenuity - slenderness and flexibility - and tenuity is basic in designing a home.
In some of the frescos, stress is laid on the slenderness of the figures, which resemble those to be found later in the paintings of such masters of the early and full Renaissance as Botticelli and El Greco.
Slenderness could help win royal hearts, but it may not extend your life.
While their opponents were never able to pull away, nor did they feel pressure from anything other than the slenderness of their lead.