swan neck


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swan neck

A descriptive term referring to a cylindrical structure with gentle, graceful curves likened to a swan’s neck.
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If we look at a swan neck conveyor, any incline or decline in a traditional belt requires hold down rollers, which drastically increases the friction and wear and tear on a belt.
Greater deformity was observed in the right hand than left hand in our study with regard to piano key sign and boutonniere deformity, and no differences were detected concerning swan neck deformity, ulnar deviation, Z deformity, tenosynovitis, interosseous atrophy, or hypertrophic degeneration.
The Blue Harbour Spa at the Wyndham Grand features six treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room and a 17m swimming pool with swan neck waterfalls and swim jets.
A swan neck handle, which is flatter and puts the user's weight directly over the cane's shaft, likely will feel better.
Enjoy the unmistakeable sight and sound of a traditional swan neck styled Grandfather clock.
This is because once the children saw the swan neck gourds, they instantly thought birds.
Her statuesque posture, fluid movements, luminous eyes and exuberant mane of curls atop the swan neck of a ballerina give her a certain patrician quality on stage.
And Edryd Sharp, 22, hopes to see his swan neck bottle taken up commercially following the rise in incidents involving date rape drugs.
With its swan neck pediment, the grandfather stands 87 1/2 inches high and also features a Kieninger triple-chime movement.
The Dutch hand weeder or rockery hoe is $8 from Smith & Hawken; a longer-handled hand weeder with a swan neck is $16 at Gardener's Supply.