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strut

(strŭt) [probably fm. AS. strutian, to struggle]
A support that stabilizes a structure.
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The oil can flow from the piston-side chamber to the rod-side chamber via the check valves and bleed orifices on the strut rod during compression, while the check valves remain closed during the rebound.
Start by soaking the strut flange nuts and bolts with rust penetrant.
The left main strut failed during the takeoff roll, resulting in the gear collapsing.
Another report involved a morbidly obese patient who was treated with a multi-level anterior cervical corpectomy and fibular strut allograft plus posterior wiring and fusion.
Louis, three new locations will host Strut Your Mutt events this year: Best Friends' Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, UT, Houston and San Francisco.
According to Harris, the main landing gear struts cost approximately $100,000 each and are rated for a four-year lifespan.
A typical feature of open foams is that the strut thickness varies locally.
I serviced the strut to what I "thought" was 150 psi and then began op-checking the landing gear.
Auto Business News-29 March 2010-Buick to equip 2010 LaCrosse CXS with new HiPer Strut suspension(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
The Strut Pouch fits on a belt and has a padded, zippered main compartment, an external box call holster and an internal organizer that holds one diaphragm call case, one pan call, five shotgun shells and two strikers.
The world has many voices, and Pavel Strut is now a Czechoslovakian voice to be enjoyed by the American people.
John Barker, general manager at the Benfield Skoda dealership on Railway Street, says: "The main parts of the suspension are the shock absorbers and strut braces, which can be very costly to replace .