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stud

1
1. a large-headed nail or other projection protruding from a surface, usually as decoration
2. a headless bolt that is threaded at both ends, the centre portion being unthreaded
3. any short projection on a machine, such as the metal cylinder that forms a journal for the gears on a screw-cutting lathe
4. the crossbar in the centre of a link of a heavy chain

stud

2
1. a group of pedigree animals, esp horses, kept for breeding purposes
2. any male animal kept principally for breeding purposes, esp a stallion
3. a farm or stable where a stud is kept
4. the state or condition of being kept for breeding purposes

Stud

One of a series of upright posts or vertical structural members that act as the supporting elements in a wall or partition.

stud

[stəd]
(building construction)
One of the vertical members in the walls of a framed building to which wallboards, lathing, or paneling is nailed or fastened.
(design engineering)
A rivet, boss, or nail with a large, ornamental head.
A short rod or bolt threaded at both ends without a head.

stud

stud, 2
stud, 1
1. An upright post or support, esp. one of a series of vertical structural members which act as the supporting elements in a wall or partition.
2. A cylindrical rod of moderate length, threaded on one or both ends or throughout its entire length.
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Furthermore, studs with too much "meat" removed tend to bow and warp.
The compact GT4 hydraulic tensioner expands vertically with hydraulic force to produce pulling power, which is applied to draw the studs through bushings.
This is the biggest honour we have ever had," said stud owner David Brace, 63, who is president of the Dunraven Group of companies and whose horses have had considerable racing success.
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Haafhd becomes one of the highest-class horses currently standing in the north of Britain with his move from Nunnery Stud in Norfolk to Beechwood Grange Stud in Yorkshire.
7 Screw the board to the timber studs using 35mm drywall screws spacing them approximately the distance between your thumb and index finger (should be around 200mm).
Studs has another fan in Holly Sparks, a recent graduate of a marriage and family counseling program in L.
There's now very little cushioning between the studs and your feet,'' saidMatthew White,aconsultant with Generics Group.
Studs, a man whose whole life has been built around deep appreciation for the human voice in all its manifestations, including theater, opera, jazz, gospel, folk song, but especially conversation, reveals his very great difficulties with technology - telephone calls that offer a menu of button-pushing but no live human voice, airport transit coaches with electronic "voices" that speak, carrying human passengers that won't.
Made of brass, each ring has a different diameter, with gear teeth on its underside and a particular number of equally spaced steel studs screwed into its top.
Instead of screwing steel studs to C-shaped steel channels, carpenters fasten the 25-gauge steel studs to wood top and bottom plates by nailing or stapling through flanges at the ends of the studs.