canting


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canting

[′kant·iŋ]
(mechanics)
Displacing the free end of a beam which is fixed at one end by subjecting it to a sideways force which is just short of that required to cause fracture.
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Ten patients with lip canting were examined by two examiners and inter-observer reliability were determined.
The first 25 mm of both chipping and canting knives from their point of intersection were the most active parts while cutting.
The issue is not whether canting keels have an inherent problem, as some people seem to believe.