hairline crack


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hairline crack

A tiny crack visible on the surface of material.
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The trainer has already been hit hard by the loss of top-class three-year-olds Clearing and Terrestrial and the four-year-old son of Distant View sustained a hairline crack to his pelvis during the Prince Of Wales's Stakes on his latest start, where he finished fourth behind Fantastic Light.
Mirror Sport revealed on Thursday that Froome (above) tried to carry on despite the hairline crack in his wrist.
The Colombian suffered a hairline crack in his left shoulder blade when he fell during the game in Madrid on Saturday.
If you have a hairline crack that is undisplaced and doesn't require any surgery you do very well, but if it's a complete mush then it's very hard to put together.
The seismic force of the World Trade Center's fall caused a tiny, hairline crack in Federal Hall's foundation to swell to more than a half and inch.
Bude householder Anne Kyle said that after the "frightening" noise, a hairline crack in a wall in her home had widened.
Nasa spokeswoman Jessica Rye said the flaw was a hairline crack and said that after sending images of it to the tank's manufacturer, the space agency concluded it did not need to make repairs.
We thought initially that it might be due to a bruised foot, but we then realised it must be something else and he was sent to the vets in Lambourn, where an x-ray showed a hairline crack to his near-fore pastern.
Now a hairline crack has been found and his leg has been immobilised below the knee to help the fracture heal.
There are many potential competitors for local telephone companies, including providers of cable and other services, but he noted that "potential doesn't add up to competition, and it doesn't put a hairline crack in the local monopoly.
His driver had suffered a hairline crack and so on the next hole the former European number one, suffering from suspected tonsillitis and also being monitored for constant fatigue, asked a rules official to bring him a replacement from his locker.
The Colombian suffered a hairline crack in his shoulder in a tennis accident and has been advised to rest.