grade line


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grade line

[¦grād ′līn]
(civil engineering)
A line or slope used as a longitudinal reference for a railroad or highway.

grade line

A line usually marked with stakes or monuments, each having an elevation referred to a common datum; by measurement or computation from such elevations and stakes, a grade is established between the terminal points.
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Kilgore's methodology does a reasonably good job of predicting the influence of plunging flow on the depth in the access hole and estimating the energy grade line elevations for the 180 degree inflow pipe.
For gradually varied flow the channel characteristics change slowly with distance and the bottom slope, hydraulic grade line, and energy grade line are not parallel (Figure 6-8).
What you are looking at with the krytox Food Grade line," says Ulissi, "is significant cost savings, long-term.
New for this year, for the sport-oriented shooter, we have our Field Grade Line, which is composed of some new gun cases, some shell bags and a new belt.
Made to the same exacting standards that have made the Super Grade line famous, the new Compact has all the features one would expect from Wilson Combat's finest.
The ideal grade line for a culvert is one that produces neither silting nor excessive velocities and scour, one that gives the shortest length, and one that makes replacement simplest.
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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine -- Twin Rivers Paper Company, a leader in lightweight specialty publishing, packaging, and label papers, has added 22lb and 24lb to its Border Brite grade line.
Tenders are invited for supply of api 5l grade line pipe
It offers a six grade line up with a direct-injection 2.
EOTAC has launched its Operator Grade line of apparel.
The recent addition of a new double jointing and coating plant at the company's Baytown, Texas pipe mill makes it one of only three in the United States capable of producing Double Submerged Arc Weld (DSAW) carbon steel API grade line pipe in lengths up to 80 feet.