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Synonyms for strut

Synonyms for strut

to walk with exaggerated or unnatural motions expressive of self-importance or self-display

Synonyms for strut

a proud stiff pompous gait

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brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression

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to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

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The strut mount also ensures that only minimal countertorque acts on the shock absorber.
A late stress fracture of a fibular strut allograft following anterior cervical fusion is an unusual event with only a few reported cases.
Louis, three new locations will host Strut Your Mutt events this year: Best Friends' Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, UT, Houston and San Francisco.
According to Harris, the main landing gear struts cost approximately $100,000 each and are rated for a four-year lifespan.
2008) presented an analysis of the strut length distribution and the cross-section area in polymeric and aluminum foams.
The engine stand may look strong, but it still needs both struts and fully inserted quick-release pins.
If shock struts are pressurized with the aircraft on jacks, the strut inflation pressure must be re-checked with the aircraft off jacks, and strut pressure adjusted in accordance with name and identification plate.
Jim Federico, chief engineer for Buick LaCrosse, said, 'HiPer Strut helps reduce torque steer and maintain negative camber during cornering.
Suspension springs absorb bumps in the road and the shocks and struts stop the springs from bouncing.
Caaa, caaa, caaa," Strut said, pointing at his throat.
Strut Records started in London during the '90s as an ambitious, globally minded reissue label.
Stefano Ubertini and Desideri [5] have conducted experiments and observed the detrimental effect of the strut on the diffuser performance.
For example, there are: an aluminum hood, plastic fenders, magnesium IP carrier, and cast aluminum front strut towers.
1994) compared secondary sexual characteristics from male strut displays among three populations--one Gunnison Sage-Grouse population (Gunnison Basin, Colorado) and two Greater Sage-Grouse populations (Mono, California, and Jackson, Colorado).
STRUT was outpaced and going nowhere in the five-furlong Listed race at Newbury, and it wasn't surprising to see she traded at an in-running high of 50 (pounds 400 matched), because her cause looked desperate when Sweet Afton (touched a low of 1.