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A-frame

A house constructed of wood, with a steep roof that extends down from the ridge to near the foundations; the roof is supported by a framework in the shape of the capital letter A.

A-frame

A three-piece rigid structural frame in the shape of the upright capital letter A.
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The next most-productive picking medium after A-frames, carton flow rack presents a large number of SKUs to the picker over a relatively small area and maintains stock in a strict FIFO order.
While actual picking by order takes lace in the A-frames, replenishment by SKU comes from pallet rack used for picking full case orders.
Among the options they will consider, in addition to more A-frames, will be other advanced order picking technologies, including robot-based systems.
On the second floor, items no larger than a box of aspirin are dispensed by order sequence from two A-frames with a total of 2200 channels.
We already had the bookends of automation with pick-to-light on the low end, A-frames at the high end and vertical lift modules for spare parts and our slowest movers," Mirmina says.
Under this project, Thrust will be installing man-riding A-Frame and a hyperbaric reception facility (HRF) along with related mating and life support equipment on the hyperbaric rescue vessel (HRV).
Forklifts, gantries, steel A-frames, and dollies were brought in.
The swing design is comprised of a pair of A-frames with a beam connecting them at the top from which the swing is hung.
The wider powers could be used for dog fouling and control of dogs as well as litter, fly posters and flyers, skips and A-frames.
Maybe they look like pompous, self-serving, egocentric and outof-touch A-frames because they actually are
Velocities of the A-Frames were about 5 percent greater than the same-weight Break-Away Solids.
Four large a-frames that will support the 210m-high Ferris wheel on Bluewaters Island has been raised as the Dh1 billion Dubai Eye project takes shape next to Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR).