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Synonyms for upending

turning upside down

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Houlder project director Andy Lovell said: The pile upending tools are compatible with 855 tonne, 5 metre diameter piles.
Upending is a collection which features group piece Summit, solo work by Tamara Ashley, video by Trevor Hearing and solo piece, Upending, featuring Tim.
Smaller sizes are available for upending boxes, containers or machine parts and manifolds that need to be turned 90 degrees or 180 degrees.
An unusual form of ammonia has turned up in space, upending scientists' long-held belief that this substance is too rare to detect there.
Cartwright is not interested in upending the binary, but in joining with other recent scholars to move criticism "away from the binarial model itself" (8); he wants to demonstrate a theatrical energy in Humanist-influenced plays "complementing or paralleling morality dramaturgy" (2) and participating along with it in "Tudor drama's .
Contract Awarded For The Fjord Base And Support Services Related To The Upending And Make Ready For Mating Operations Of The Substructure For The sta Hansteen Spar Platform
The two-part design of the upending table enables the quick upending of paper rolls from a horizontal storage position, which protects the edges of the paper, to an "eye-to-the-sky" vertical position prior to moving to the photographic emulsion coating process.
Upending the usual reading of the fairy tale, Takahashi assigns the stepmother figure the role of victim or martyr by giving her the horned mask of a stag (a sacred animal in Shinto iconography), while raven-haired Snow White wears a wolf mask, traditionally signifying cunning, ferocity, and unpredictability.
What can't be shaken off turns out to be a quiet sense of humor: upending and fudging homages, Knowlton's work seems to chuckle as much at its self-imposed game of catch-up as at the bad joke that the numbingly wide range of esthetic options in the "postmodern" era has become.