Skeletal frame


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Skeletal frame

Refers to a structural framework of members, originally concealed within a building, or as a self-supporting grid of timber, steel, or concrete.
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Last year, another co-worker starved herself down to a skeletal frame and died from anorexia nervosa.
He has a skeletal frame, his face is gaunt, and he doesn't have much hair.
Think of Janie as a skeletal frame that we might build on Black womanflesh.
a thorough physical examination, including an evaluation of the skeletal frame for the ratio of arm/leg size to trunk size
Another is the Nottingham, with skeletal frame, polished brass movement and brass plate, glossy base and cubed glass cover.
Each is an independent structural entity, its skeletal frame made up of largely prefabricated elements.
Space frame construction takes a step back by creating a skeletal frame within the body structure on which you can hang external panels of whatever material you want, explains Wardle.
Like the other novels of this long series, begun with The Guyana Quartet - which comprised the novels Palace of the Peacock, The Far Journey of Oudin, The Whole Amour, and The Secret Ladder (1960-63) - this latest text hangs its intensely complex fabric of poetic legendizing and abstract discourse upon a simple, quasi-realistic skeletal frame story.
Nevertheless, Buffington brought the potential of the iron skeletal frame to the attention of the national architectural and building communities.
The latest addition to Wright's ADVANCE[R] Knee System, the new ADVANCE STATURE[TM] components feature a tapered design to address the implant sizing needs of patients with a more narrow knee anatomy or smaller skeletal frame.
and skeletal frame construction, elementary buildings, half-timbered buildings and outdoor playgrounds, etc.
Back in the real world there are teenage girls devoting their cyber time to gushing over Cara's skeletal frame.