uniform mat

uniform mat

[′yü·nə‚fȯrm ′mat]
(civil engineering)
A type of foundation mat, consisting of a reinforced concrete slab of constant thickness, supporting walls, and columns; it is thick, rigid, and strong.
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Furthermore, within-panel variations in density occurred because of the difficulty in forming a uniform mat in the laboratory.
Automatic screed controls, however, are designed to adjust automatically to place a uniform mat of desired thickness, grade, and shape.
Regrowth is a more uniform mat of new green leaves.
MDF exhibits uniform swelling of individual layers in both the surface and core, due to uniform furnish characteristics and uniform mat structure.
of oriented strandboard are prepared by producing a thin uniform mat of high density made from bonded wood particles, fibers, or strands.
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