superstructure


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structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck

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As to the other sciences, inasmuch as these borrow their principles from philosophy, I judged that no solid superstructures could be reared on foundations so infirm; and neither the honor nor the gain held out by them was sufficient to determine me to their cultivation: for I was not, thank Heaven, in a condition which compelled me to make merchandise of science for the bettering of my fortune; and though I might not profess to scorn glory as a cynic, I yet made very slight account of that honor which I hoped to acquire only through fictitious titles.
It would be worth the while to build still more deliberately than I did, considering, for instance, what foundation a door, a window, a cellar, a garret, have in the nature of man, and perchance never raising any superstructure until we found a better reason for it than our temporal necessities even.
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The board members also questioned whether the superstructure is truly a viable option.
For the superstructure we have packages two and three which cover the terminal buildings, gate buildings, road and paving.
In integrated modeling; it is observed that the stress in the superstructure is increased.
As part of a [pounds sterling]16m redevelopment project, the majority of superstructure is now being painted, as originally envisaged by Hodgkinson, in a Crown Commissioners tone of cream.
In this case the camera zoomed in on a large merchant vessel sitting dead in the water with flames spewing from the pilothouse and aft superstructure.
The biggest aluminium ship superstructure to be built in a British shipyard since the QE2, is pictured here taking shape at Swan Hunter's Neptune yard at Wallsend.
When you drive the crane from the superstructure, make sure the cab carrier's steering wheel isn't locked in place by a security chain or cable.
A right ossiculoplasty was performed, and a partial ossicular replacement prosthesis (PORP) was placed in the area from the stapes superstructure to the malleus.
At the other end, 13 turner bars in the superstructure and two folder superstructures with two formers apiece will guide the web.
To raise the vessel, divers slipped slings attached to a steel superstructure beneath the sub.
The first such superstructure, the PowerPC 405GP, combining a PowerPC microprocessor (clocked at up to 266MHz) with a number of complimentary features on a single chip, was launched alongside CoreConnect on Monday.