stanchion


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any vertical post or rod used as a support

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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.
The stanchions stood too close to suffer his shoulders to follow, and I smiled, exulting in my fancied security.
The huge folio sign that swung without, exposed to the fury of the tempest, creaked ominously, and gave out a moaning sound from its stanchions of solid oak.
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.
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.
Llanishen Leisure Centre swimming pool was forced to shut "after one of the lighting stanchions in the pool hall roof fell into the pool", councillors were told in an email.
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.
Restraining the ewe in a stanchion prevents the ewe from butting the lamb or moving away from him to prevent him from nursing.
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.
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When the holes for the light stanchions were dug, one sort of sprung a leak and soon a dam formed.
The quasi-architectural articulation of negative space beginning to develop in Stanchion is clearest in Quadrangle, a large and lanky freestanding sculpture that filled the north gallery.
For roof-top and bridge work applications where's there are no vertical beams, he's designed a stanchion post component.