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A-frame

A house constructed of wood, with a steep roof that extends down from the ridge to near the foundations; the roof is supported by a framework in the shape of the capital letter A.

A-frame

A three-piece rigid structural frame in the shape of the upright capital letter A.
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Plants grown in these A-frames grow throughout the year, made possible with state of the art plant heating and cooling technologies in this vertical growing method.
In a moving speech, with a backdrop of A-frames featuring photographs of Nasr, TriDubai co-founder Ian Le Pelley told the gathering: "Roy was many different things to many different people.
Competitors tackled a 17km cross-country run before entering the 'killing fields' - an obstacle course boasting A-frames, muddy trenches, barbed wire, fire and six foot stinging nettles.
Like the January event, runners will take on a cross-country run before entering the 'Killing Fields' - an obstacle course boasting A-frames, muddy trenches, barbed wire, fire - and the Full Nettle Jacket.
With full-height ceiling and exposed roof timber A-frames, the property has a great deal of charm and character.
In addition to traditional signage such as banners, awnings, A-frames and real estate signs, Chazzzam produces custom vehicle wraps, interior artwork, trade show displays and large-format digital print projects, including wall murals and window graphics.
Graham Morgan, 49, was carrying 17ft A-frames used to build houses which were toppled by a 16ft bridge, killing Thomas Matts, 29, and Terri-Ann Barnett, 24.
030 inch off the lands, except for the Barnes Triple Shock-X and Swift A-Frames, which were loaded .
Highly efficient A-frames that pick goods fully automatically onto a central belt up to 200 m long are common in pharmaceutical distribution centres worldwide, along with conveyor systems, automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) and robotic palletizers.
Three wooden poles rested on A-frames, from which patron's cycles were suspended by their saddles, facing in opposite directions.
It's made of a single pane of toughened glass, supported on two rickety A-frames that were purchased from Ikea.
The Government's statutory adviser on historic buildings and monuments is insisting on the preservation of a set of clapped out A-frames in the bell tower, even though retention of the duff parts is threatening to silence the bells for the first time in 650 years.