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cantilever

A beam or overhanging architectural element that is supported at only one end.The most common examples are bay windows and swimming pool diving boards.The most famous example is a balcony that seems to be suspended in the air above a waterfall at Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, Fallingwater, in Pennsylvania (www.paconserve.org/fallingwaterhome.htm).

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The development of the structural solution for the cantilevered ends was driven by issues of constructability; the final solution using traditional construction techniques in an innovative way, enabling a fast and efficient construction method to be adopted resulting in an expedited construction programme.
A favorite restaurant on the southwest quad had been destroyed during the temblor, and returning teachers, students and administrators found solace in the white cantilevered truck with its varied menu and friendly faces.
For Trockel's first major American museum show since 1991, curator Lynne Cooke's plans include a suite of new video projections unified by a structure of cantilevered aluminum walls and ambient light, all investigating the artist's ongoing interest in confinement, comfort, habitat, and habit.
A cantilevered winder design that incorporates a cantilevered shaft with a push-off mechanism integrated into the winding shaft has been introduced by Davis-Standard.
Exhibits will include a high-hygiene, easy clean, cantilevered shaft, KEK Centrifugal Sifter.
To keep it as open as possible, they supported the translucent fiberglass roof on prefabricated wood trusses cantilevered off a long wall.
65 m) cantilevered, composite wings which rise in honor of the 9/11 victims from Staten Island.
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Indeed, in the images of the preliminary design, which were created by the building's architects, Kohn Pedersen Fox, the slanted facade of the cantilevered floors and that of the roof seem to encourage a connection between the two and hint that the building is just one relocated puzzle piece from appearing identical to any other city tower.
The elevated wing seems at first sight to be a pure cubic volume, but it too is manipulated, rising from the body of the building to its cantilevered end--an adjustment that, like entasis, is an optical correction to lighten its appearance.
The samples can be mounted using any of the standard deformation modes (clamps) used for traditional DMA experiments including cantilevered bending, shear, tension, compression or three-point bending.
The cast-film version has the external decide cantilevered on one side of the die to allow room for the chill roll; the coating version has room for a beefier external decide mounted on both sides of the die.