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wane

1. the period during which the moon wanes
2. a rounded surface or defective edge of a plank, where the bark was

wane

[wān]
(materials)
A rounded edge of bark along an edge or at a corner of a section of lumber.

wane

wane
A rounded edge or bark along an edge or at a corner of a piece of lumber; usually caused by sawing too near the surface of the log.
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But Wane has no regrets over allowing him to leave.
Squares with wanes have been used in agricultural buildings in Norway, and represent one possible alternative.
When calculating bending strength and modulus of elasticity (MOE), it is common practice to ignore wanes and calculate the cross sections as quadratic or rectangular.
Since squares often have excessive wanes, this effect has to be tested in order to estimate the load-bearing capacity of such beams.
Wanes were quantified by the wane factor developed by Martitegui et al.
This may be justified for squares with small wanes, but not for the squares with excessive wanes that were present in this material.
If the cycle of sunspots could change so dramatically since the 17th century, solar scientists wonder, could the sun's overall brightness wax or wane enough to alter Earth's climate?