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strut

(strŭt) [probably fm. AS. strutian, to struggle]
A support that stabilizes a structure.
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Spray water, road salt, sand, gravel, and vibrations can cause the spring strut to wear.
Fracture lucencies in the fibular strut allograft were first identified on flexion/extension radiographs at his 11 month follow-up visit (Figure 1).
If this guy noticed some oil on the side of the strut, that's another sign that the strut has failed.
Asset managers that bought First Strut bonds were restricted by South Africa rules which stipulate that a unit trust fund or retirement fund may invest a maximum of 10% in the bonds of a single company.
The cost of materials and labor to install the tape is estimated at $100 per strut.
The local strut thickness was modeled by a quadratic function depending on the distance from the vertices.
The first step to using the stand is to hook up both struts to the airframe so the stand can support your weight while you work on the engine.
I saw the starboard strut was now sitting about five inches higher than normal--a clear indication of a severe malfunction.
The HiPer Strut suspension is coupled with conventional dampers, and is to reduce torque steer, improve vehicle sensitivity to wheel imbalances, improve linear steering feel, and limit impacts.
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 .