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jamb

[jam]
(building construction)
The vertical member on the side of an opening, as a door or window.
(mining engineering)
A vein or large block of rock that prevents miners from following a vein of ore.

Jamb

The vertical member at the side of a window, door, chimney, or other exterior opening.

jamb

window jamb
door jambs
One of the vertical members at each side of an opening such as a doorframe, window frame, or fireplace.
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Truelle est parti pour Ankara << par le train de wagons-lits; il n'avait emporte aucun bagage sauf une mallette qui contenait sa jambe artificielle.
tandis qu'elle dansait ainsi, au bourdonnement du tambour de basque que ses deux bras ronds et purs elevaient au-dessus de sa tete, mince, frele et vive comme une guepe, avec son corsage d'or sans pli, sa robe bariolee qui se gonflait, avec ses epaules nues, ses jambes fines que sa jupe decouvrait par moments, ses cheveux noirs, ses yeux de flamme, c'etait une surnaturelle creature.
2 (December 2002); and Bonnie Adair-Hauck and Richard Donato, "The PACE Model--Actualizing the Standards through Storytelling: 'Le Bras, La Jambe et le Ventre.
De la meme maniere, ce jeune handicape qui se retrouve a temoigner d'une absence de changement concernant sa jambe douloureuse est discretement evince sans que le processus de guerison a proprement parler ne soit remis en doute : si la guerison n'intervient pas tout de suite, elle interviendra plus tard.
Evaluer la force de prehension de la main et (ou) le mouvement de pedale de la jambe pour determiner l'etat normal.
Or, like Jambe de Bois and the military men that came after him, they climb to the heights at Port Rodney and survey the breathtaking views.
As an example, she cites the moment when the princess [in Les Cent Baisers] is finally banished from her palace--'her despair is caught and expressed in a single slow extended rond de jambe tendu--one of the loveliest crystallizations of situation within pas that the ballet can boast'.
Surgeons completed the amputation and his redundant limb was buried in the surgeon's garden which later became a tourist attraction centred on "La Jambe d' Uxbridge".
When she performs fond de jambe en Pair, she's like a luxury liner on the wide circle of sea described by that leg--the move is made longer and larger by the degree of resistance she powers through.
Fruzzy a trois jambes mais une jambe est plus petite que les autres.
rachitique et voute, et de surcroit affecte d'une jambe un peu plus courte que l'autre.