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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Steel-Reinforced Concrete Bridges : Cardiff University was given the opportunity to demonstrate the AE technique on a steel-reinforced concrete hinge joints (Fig.
The contractor successfully installed the hinge joints (through the roof top, after removing the soil overburden) on the first half of the reservoir.
The mechanics of the problem become clear if we compare the foot's hinge joint with the wheel of a wheelbarrow.
Reduction on maintenance cost of the MGR can be achieved through the use of a thrust bearing (Figure 1(e)) in hinge joint of the measurement unit, substantially reducing wear and tear and increasing lifespan of the joint.
The hinge joint consists of the thigh bone (femur) and the shin bone (tibia) and medically is called the tibiofemoral joint.
(1) This evolution has led to a modified hinge joint that allows for motion in both the coronal and axial planes.
HINGE JOINT This is one of the simplest joints - it allows bending and straightening, as in the fingers.
Being a hinge joint, the elbow relies on smooth surfaces sliding together to give free movement.
Please do not force your turnout from the knee, which is a hinge joint that's not meant to rotate, or you'll risk another surgery.
This is located on the bottom of the frame, between the trigger and the hinge joint. Turn the frame upside-down and hold it by the grip, holding the trigger to the rear.
Currently in the United Kingdom there are over 100 bridges containing hinge joint components, introduced to simplify and standardise designs.