stiffener

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stiffener englannista suomeksi

  1. kovike, sakeutusaine

  1. Substantiivi

  2. jäykiste, kovike, kovite

  3. vahvistusryyppy

stiffener englanniksi

  1. Anything added to something in order to stiffen it, such as a support beam, or starch for a collar.

  2. 1856: Charles Dickens, ''Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of Every-day Life & Every-day People'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC02734176&id=SrTVMMbCz6cC&pg=PA92&lpg=PA92&dq=stiffener&as_brr=1

  3. (..) he wears a wisp of black silk round his neck, without any stiffener, as an apology for a neckerchief (..)
  4. 1901: James Nisbit Hazlehurst, ''Towers and Tanks for Water-works: The Theory and Practice of Their Design and Construction'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=OCLC03852204&id=YcmwlV8r9vsC&pg=PA132&lpg=PA132&dq=stiffener&as_brr=1

  5. (..) each of these stiffener-columns must be designed to resist approximately 26 tons. Sometimes single angles are thus used as stiffeners (..)
  6. 1904: Edward L. Attwood, ''War-ships: A Text-book on the Construction, Protection, Stability, Turning, Etc., of War Vessels'' http://books.google.com/books?vid=LCCN05000778&id=DjcOQwPkxX0C&pg=PA16&lpg=PA16&dq=stiffener&as_brr=1

  7. The tee bar (b) is used as a stiffener to important bulkheads (..)
  8. (quote-journal) with this arrangement the cylinders are cast separately from the saddle, and bolted to the frames on each side with a fabricated stiffener between the frames. This stiffener is carried up to form the saddle for the smokebox, and within it is fitted the exhaust pipes from the cylinders to the blast pipe.

  9. An alcoholic drink taken to fortify oneself.

  10. 2017, William Meikle, ''Sigils and Totems''

  11. I believe the old man has taken himself off to the nearest bar for a stiffener.