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1. Nautical one of a pattern of ropes or cables used to stay a mast
2. any of a set of lines running from the canopy of a parachute to the harness

shroud

[shrau̇d]
(engineering)
A protective covering, usually of metal plate or sheet.
(horology)
The ends of lantern clock pinions that hold the pins.
(naval architecture)
A principal member of the standing rigging consisting of hemp or wire ropes which extend from or near a masthead to a vessel's side or to the rim of the top of the mast to afford lateral support for the mast.

shroud

A place under ground, as a crypt of a church.

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The four basic elements of a turbine assembly in a gas turbine engine are the case, stator, shroud, and rotor.
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Single entry shrouded centrifugal compressor/impeller.
shroud
i. A sheet-metal cover placed over an air-cooled engine to pick up and force cooling air through the cylinder fins to remove heat.
ii. A peripheral ring called a turbine shroud ring, fitted to prevent the escape of gas past the tips of turbine blades in an axial-flow turbine.
iii. A covering plate on the face of a centrifugal impeller enclosing flow passage and preventing leaks.
iv. A circular duct surrounding the propeller or the propulsive fan.
v. An extension of the fixed surface of an airfoil, projecting behind the hinge line of a movable surface to reduce drag.
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We can make a good case that it is a burial shroud of a crucifixion victim.
The first documented display of a burial shroud purported to be that of Jesus dates back to 1389; a French knight, Geoffroi de Charnay, told (anti-pope) Clement VII in Avignon that he had inherited it from his father.
If al-Arab Gaddafi's body, wrapped in a burial shroud, was lowered into a grave to the thundering sound of antiaircraft guns being fired from near the cemetery in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
For four hours a day over six days, Ettehad sits, covered from head to toe in a burial shroud, "playing" a classical Iranian stringed instrument, one that has been denuded of its strings.
At half-past midnight a woman in white - in Anfield Cemetery - was seen by all three men, gazing through the gates, dressed in what looked like a burial shroud.
TWENTY years ago her heartbroken father wrapped her tiny, emaciated body in a burial shroud - and waited for her to die.
Then, silently he wrapped a burial shroud around her emaciated body as her life faded away.
The revered relic, said by some to be the burial shroud of Christ but by others to be a brilliant Medieval hoax, has sparked debate for years.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the city's main tourist sites, but in some areas, ancient wooden sarcophagi lay unprotected from the public, while pharaonic burial shrouds, mounted on walls, crumble from behind open panels of glass.
Although they come from cemeteries and have stains indicating their use as burial shrouds, they were originally intended to be used as clothing (such as turbans and robes) and as furnishing fabrics (such as curtains and cushion covers).
The bodies were wrapped in burial shrouds in the Grand Mansouri Mosque of Tripoli and then transported to the homes of their families.
He urged the country's youth to prepare their burial shrouds to fight against Ennahda, brandishing a white cloth himself and saying Ennahda and other parties want elections held on the "ruins and the bodies of the Salafist movement.