Lateral system


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lateral system (Bridge Building) the system of horizontal braces (as between two vertical trusses) by which lateral stiffness is secured.
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In literature:

Hence arose the shameful system for which remedies (as I shall have to notice) had to be sought in a later generation.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume I." by Leslie Stephen
This powerful organization of the later years of the war was achieved by a natural and easy expansion of the system of wings.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
I wondered how he could have known, and later learned of their systems of signaling by kites.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
Later on, however, he pictures to himself the nebulae as nascent suns: solar systems before they are formed.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
Two or three centuries later, France obtained a national system of roads and canals.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Sooner or later the students succumb to the inertia developed by the lecture system.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
The later monophysites never succeeded in banishing it from their system.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
In all the religious systems of later antiquity, if I mistake not, the Seven Planets play some lordly or terrifying part.
"Five Stages of Greek Religion" by Gilbert Murray
Later the same system was extended to Germany and Poland.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
There was no political cause, until at a later time, when the feudal system was developed, for calling men into existence.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper

In news:

Where do you think that we are one year later in minimizing conflicts between the two systems.
CHK America announced that it has completed Tier 1 of a three-tiered customer information project for "The Tide", the state of Virginia's premier light rail system that will begin operations later this year.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Another tropical system is about to be named and some of the moisture associated with it could be in Kentucky later this week.
The captain said the ship was "sailing along the coast with a tourist navigation system" and that an unmarked "lateral rock projection" appeared out of nowhere.
Four Years Later Alert Systems Improving.
Anyone keeping up with the Fayette County School System knows that one of the cost-saving measures up for consideration later this year involves the possible closure of one or more elementary schools and one middle school.
Persian joined the company in February 2010 in the role of group VP retail and merchandising systems, and later moved to group VP corporate planning, analysis and business process.
0A new nationwide commercial mobile alert system is slated to become operational later this month.
Later she spent six years as the school nurse at York Elementary in the Middlebury school system.
But despite the quick beginning, scientists say this season may have a much quicker end, with an El Niño system likely to arrive later this summer.
Sooner or later you will run into a vehicle that either has a transponder system that you didn't expect or doesn't have one when you thought it would.
Ulrich medical USAT Releases New Spinal Implant for US Market - golden gate @ Lateral Plate System.
Four Years Later Alert Systems Improving .
School system to study starting school later .
On this month's edition of "Your Health Matters," we spoke to Christine Lopiano from Southcoast Health Systems about the new Breast Center that will be opening later in the fall.

In science:

To conclude we will illustrate the treatment of the two dimensional problem by considering the particularly simple case of periodic boundary conditions in the lateral sides of the system (rows 1 and M ).
Modeling the propagation of a signal through a layered nanostructure: Connections between the statistical properties of waves and random walks
In systems sufficiently long in the lateral direction, instability occurs in a whole range of wave numbers k (below the respective marginal stability curve).
Symmetry-breaking instability in a prototypical driven granular gas
In a laterally infinite system, these solutions are periodic in the lateral coordinate. A finite system selects a finite number of wavelengths .
Symmetry-breaking instability in a prototypical driven granular gas
The basic state of the system is the “strip state”: a laterally symmetric cluster located at the wall x = 0 .
Symmetry breaking and coarsening of clusters in a prototypical driven granular gas
Later it was shown that the same system can be obtained from string theory, trying to describe the DLCQ (discretized light-cone quantization) limit of M theory [3, 4, 5].
Perturbative dynamics of matrix string for the membrane