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deviation from a particular direction

to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

a slope in the turn of a road or track

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a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

insincere talk about religion or morals

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two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

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heel over

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This research adds the yield of lumber, cants, residues, and container parts from red oak in the 6- and 7-inch diameter ranges to existing yield data.
Yield of pallet cants and lumber from hardwood poletimber thinnings.
Cants 3A 2A 1C 1F FAS 6" 72% 6% 21% 1% 7" 72% 6% 18% 3% 8" 64% 9% 17% 10% 9" 61% 6% 21% 11% 1% 10" 54% 7% 23% 13% 1% 2% Note: Table made from bar graph.
After the sawmill operations were completed, all lumber and pallet cants were sorted and tallied according to each sweep scale deduction category.
where: L = total lumber tally (lumber + pallet cants) (BF); P = pallet part tally (BF); [V.sub.S] = volume Smalian ([ft.sup.3]).
Table 3 is a summary of pallet part yields sawn from cants. Curve sawing does not significantly improve pallet part yields from cants with low or intermediate levels of sweep.
The data collected at each mill included number of cants, cant volumes, part volume, salvage volumes, and ripsaw kerfs.
The relative number of cants per grade indicates the quality distribution of cants used by the mills studied.
The high percentage of Grade 1 cants by volume supports the basis that the pallet industry is sawing a high percentage of sound cants.
This study suggests that cants can be pre-sorted for sales to pallet producers with some even culled in the sawmill processing.
The results from this study can be used by scientists developing automated grading and processing systems for pallet cants (Kabir et al.
The pile sections and octagonal cants obtained from selected sections were laid on the ground and tested in the longitudinal direction.
Based on these measurements, the dynamic modulus of elasticity ([MOE.sub.d]) of piles and cants was calculated using the one-dimensional wave equation:
Additionally, clinicians did not report higher delirium or disorientation for patients in the canted rooms.
Key advantages to master databases illustrated by the examples of same-handed and patient rooms with canted headwalls include: