sliding form

sliding form

[′slīd·iŋ ‚fȯrm]
(civil engineering)

slip form, sliding form

In concrete construction, a form designed to move upward slowly (usually by means of hydraulic jacks or screw jacks), supported by the hardened concrete of the wall section which was poured previously.
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With the hardware keypad and sliding form factor, HTC is clearly aiming at the professional market as well as a social networking one, and interestingly, also includes a unified email inbox.
Moreover, it seems that the upcoming device, the first ever BlackBerry smartphone to boast a sliding form factor, should be released in the US on the airwaves of AT&T, while European users would enjoy it with Vodafone connectivity.
A sliding form in the header section provides visitors an easy option to request quotes.
Finally, the Samsung Flight is a next generation messaging device with a vertical sliding form factor, with full keyboard underneath.
A music phone par excellence, the W850i crams 3G and a 2MP snapper into its sliding form.
ALBION'S transfer-listed striker Andy Hunt last night refused to blame new manager Denis Smith for the club's sliding form.
The Power Stride Board manufacturers and Kneedspeed promoters offer training programs for safe sliding form and routines that are easy on the joints and muscles.
Neither scheme exceeds the height of the Three Graces, but the overall design, with slanting and sliding forms, massive scale and asymmetry, deviates from the existing urban pattern and historic character, it says.