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girth

Riding a band around a horse's belly to keep the saddle in position

girth

[gərth]
(naval architecture)
The distance measured along a frame line from a waterline on one side around the hull to the corresponding point on the opposite side.
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heart girth x heart girth x body length/330 = body weight
Male dancers had significantly greater girth and leg length measurements than their female counter parts (girths [F.
Use this formula: heart girth x heart girth x body length, divide by 300 = weight in pounds.
He said that danger increased for men with girth more than 94 centimeters, and became "really risky" over 102 centimeters.
That's been a concern for the SEC, which started trimming away the girth of mutual fund prospectuses in 1980, when the average investor faced wading through 60 pages of financial jargon.
Last night, founder John Hattan, who lives in Watauga, Texas, said: "We are transfixed by his magnificent toupee and girth.
General models using heart girth to provide an estimate of weight had [R.
The "Mammoth," as it is called, weighs about 15,000 lb, stands about 13 1/2 feet at the shoulder, has a girth of about 24 ft and is 26 ft long.
Trident and Soviet Oscar and Typhoon does not make them notably more vulnerable than smaller subs, as noise, speed, and diving properties have more to do with avoiding detection than girth.
Tenders are invited for Felling trees of the girth including cutting of trunks and branches removing the roots and stacking of serviceable material and disposal of unserviceable material including tools and rope etc.
Moreover, the average body conformation of Dumbi lambs of group A in respect of girth, height and length (56.
In male lambs the highest correlation (r2) was observed between body weight and heart girth at 0-3 (r2 =0.