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Junctions between bones whether or not obvious movement is possible. There are three types-fibrous, cartilaginous, and synovial. Fibrous joints, such as those between the bones of the vault of the skull (CRANIUM) allow little or no movement. Cartilaginous joints, such as those between the ribs and the breast-bone (sternum), allow limited movement. Synovial joints, such as the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee joints, are freely movable and have lubricated bearing surfaces. Synovial joints are enclosed in capsules and are reinforced by internal and external ligaments. The range of movement varies with the construction of the joint.
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Contrary to its name, a jointer doesn't make joints; it planes the edges of boards.
Successful candidates will earn while they learn one of three craft skills - as an overhead linesman building and maintaining overhead electricity lines; as an underground cable jointer repairing, installing and connecting underground electricity cables; or as a rapid response first responder identifying and tackling faults.
If the word coulter doesn't ring a bell for you, perhaps you know the piece as a rolling cutter, cutting wheel, disc blade or disc jointer. I've heard many different names for the rolling coulter, but they are all (at least in the basic sense) the same thing.
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I straightened the edges with a jointer and ripped the boards down into a few different widths.
says the Model 80-250 10-inch deluxe jointer with mortiser features a two-way tilting fence with positive stops at 45 and 90 degrees, a removable mortising attachment and a heavy-duty, four-knife cutterhead.
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We are still in shock." Mr Dixon was working with live cables as a cable jointer for West Yorkshire-based electric engineering Freedom Group, which has a branch office in Newton Aycliffe, when he died.
Cable jointer Kelvin was featured in Friday''s paper after being electrocuted at work.