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girth

(gĭrth)
1. A measurement around a body; circumference.
2. A measurement around a person's waist.
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24 pieces of new parts for the creation of a model for base profiles, pilaster bases, plaster capitals, girths, eaves, escutcheons, leaf rods, palmette friezes, 24 pieces mold and model for base profiles, pilaster bases, girths and cornices, rosettes and leaf bars, 105 pieces of casts for New parts
The anthropometric variables were stature, body mass, skin folds, girths, lengths, breaths and somatotypes.
(2015) used classical anthropometry and the NX-16 3D body scanner (TC2, Cary, NC) to measure and obtain data of chest and waist girth, width and depth, and knee and calf girths on a sample of 1484 children aged 5-11 years.
The belt added to the saddle is a breast girth to stop the tack shifting backwards, while the girths round the belly hold the saddle in place.
Table 1--Demographics of Subjects at start of study age height weight % body (years) (cm) (kg) BMI fat controls mean 38.2 169.1 86.2 28.7 35.2 SD 12.1 10.3 18.3 6.4 12.3 Exercise mean 42.5 168.0 91.6 32.5 38.0 SD 12.3 9.3 22.1 6.0 7.5 Table 2 Change in demographics in control group over 1 month weight (kg) BMI % body fat mean 0.4 0.1 -0.6 sd 0.3 0.2 0.7 Table 3 Change in girth in control group over 1 month Average umbilicus hips thigh mean -0.7 0.4 0.4 sd 0.2 0.1 0.1 Table 4--Change in strength in control group over 1 month rectus oblique strength oblique strength strength left right mean -0.2 1.0 0.9 sd 0.1 0.1 0.4 Table 5--Initial girths for the 3 areas measured Av.
We arrive at 10am and my colleague Nuggie [Robert Rusk] is already there sorting out the saddles we need for the day and oiling up the girths and surcingles we scrubbed the night before.
EXOO, A Simple Method for Constructing Small Cubic Graphs of Girths 14, 15 and 16, Electron.
As far as the lower body is concerned, strength training in women typically results in significant increases in strength, and no change, or a decrease, in limb girths, while for the upper body a very small increase in extremity girth (such as the upper arm) often results.
Anthropometric data indicated males having significantly larger leg girths than females.
But big tree hunters should keep their eyes peeled because past champions have stretched the tape with 130-foot spreads and 38-foot girths.
In short, our heights may be declining, but our girths are expanding--extravagantly.