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piece

 [pēs]
a part or portion.
end piece the terminal portion of the tail of the spermatozoon. See illustration at spermatozoon.
middle piece an anterior portion of the tail of the spermatozoon, between the neck and the anulus. See illustration at spermatozoon.
principal piece the main portion of the tail of a spermatozoon, beginning at the anulus and gradually tapering toward the end piece. See illustration at spermatozoon.

end piece

a part of the spermatozoon consisting of an axoneme surrounded only by the flagellar membrane.
Synonym(s): end-piece
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Stand the basket on one end piece. Center one of the handle supports (CI) on the end piece so that the bottom of the support is flush with the bottom of the end piece.
The end piece is the longest part of the whole tail.
Then decide on the depth of your pelmet - eight inches is standard - and cut out the front and end pieces of your pelmet from your wood plank.
A double-barred metal end piece surrounds the panel, crafted of tiny sparkling crystals in complementary tones.
Fold the hardware cloth as shown for aluminum basket, and glue the end piece to the back of the facade.
It's easiest to square up the board, then tilt the miter saw to cut a 45-degree bevel for the first end piece and then square it up to cut the second end (Photo 2).
Make supports for the end pieces by cutting two 37-inch lengths from the remaining 4-inch strip of plywood; center, glue, and screw each to the inside face of an end piece so its top aligns with the top of the supports on the side pieces.
A You'S frame has characteristic features on the temple or on the end piece. The frames mainly have clean, cool lines and feature intricate metalwork, artistically painted temples "and a youthful sensibility".
Predrill, then glue and install screws through the seat bottom and the end piece into the head.