hollow stem

hollow stem

[′häl·ō ′stem]
(design engineering)
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We've been using reeds, but anything with a hollow stem will do - even drinking straws.
It only can be used with KURZ[R] Total Prostheses with a circular hollow stem.
DRAFT COPY***This company combines the skills and resources of highly experienced drillers and technicians with state of the art equipment to provide Hollow Stem Auger, Mud and Air Rotary Drilling Services to meet all your environmental needs.
If they were infected, the red spider will have over wintered inside the hollow stem.
The existing valves were replaced with hollow stem valves with two-piece welded heads--weighing 40% less while requiring 50% less spring force-resulting in further friction reduction during low-speed operation.
1-g cap is unique because of a hollow stem extending from the cap at a 45[degrees] angle.
You can add the leaves to a salad, or put them in a Bloody Mary and use the hollow stem to sip from.
When mature, the borer vacates the hollow stem and goes into the soil to pupate.
Himalayan Balsam has a thick, hollow stem and purple or red-tinged branches.
The hollow stem portion houses the strain gauge electronics, and is hermetically sealed using laser welding techniques.
Its hollow stem is stout - 2 to 4 inches in diameter - and dark purple with a blistered appearance.
Compressed air at 150psi was fed to the hammer through hollow stem augers, which also helped to facilitate cleaning the hole while drilling.