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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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"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.
Triyards Houston provides the designing and engineering of offshore equipment such as cranes, A-frames and winches, which can be installed on the self-elevating units and offshore support and construction vessels.
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.
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).
Owen McDevitt-Kyle and Andy Clifton, both aged nine, braved 3km of cargo nets, walls, swamps, A-frames, tunnels, water slides and lots of mud during the Iron Run Juniors event in Kettering.
They'd be perfect A-frames if you were three inches tall.
Warnings come in a number of different forms, including A-frames and cones.
Shorten the overly long stems now to reduce the catchment's area of the plant, or move the plants in the spring out from under the danger zone, or place "A-frames'' constructed of plywood to intercept the falling, sliding or dropping ice and snow.
The towers are equipped with adjustable A-frames which are provided with almost friction-free carbon fibre rollers, including adjustable cross rollers inside the frame.
So did lace detail on a long sleeve navy shift and a variety of flattering high-waisted A-frames.