stanchion


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any vertical post or rod used as a support

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On several starlight nights we danced on the upper deck, under the awnings, and made something of a ball-room display of brilliancy by hanging a number of ship's lanterns to the stanchions.
Golden stanchions supported a chain of gold encircling it and leading down into the water on either side of marble steps.
When it reached the craft's side, the jaws closed upon one of the stanchions of the deck rail and tore it from its socket as though it had been a toothpick stuck in putty.
Upright pipes, serving as stanchions, were being screwed into the top of the Arangi's rail so that they served to support three strands of barbed wire that ran completely around the vessel, being broken only at the gangway for a narrow space of fifteen inches.
Jerry, scarcely aware of Lerumie's presence, was trotting past on his way aft to where Borckman, the mate, was superintending the stringing of the barbed wire to the stanchions.
Over the whole there was a light roof, supported on stanchions.
And while we pumped the ship was going from us piecemeal: the bulwarks went, the stanchions were torn out, the ventilators smashed, the cabin-door burst in.
The fire started on a wooden barrier at the base of the stanchion at around 10.
Fiscal depute Stuart Richardson told the court: "The match was being filmed by Sky Sports and a stanchion was erected so a cameraman could get on top and film the match.
Their product line includes stanchions, ropes, retractable belts, signs and frames.
Restraining the ewe in a stanchion prevents the ewe from butting the lamb or moving away from him to prevent him from nursing.
AfiAct II Stanchion incorporates long-range data collection and leg-mounted behavior monitoring tags (AfiTag II) throughout the Stanchion barn.
Some have questioned whether the NBA's highest-paid stars, such as George, should risk injury while representing their country or whether the stanchion was too close to the court.
com is proud to introduce PRIME Stanchions, a new line of low-cost crowd control products.
When the holes for the light stanchions were dug, one sort of sprung a leak and soon a dam formed.