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shroud

1. Nautical one of a pattern of ropes or cables used to stay a mast
2. any of a set of lines running from the canopy of a parachute to the harness

shroud

[shrau̇d]
(engineering)
A protective covering, usually of metal plate or sheet.
(horology)
The ends of lantern clock pinions that hold the pins.
(naval architecture)
A principal member of the standing rigging consisting of hemp or wire ropes which extend from or near a masthead to a vessel's side or to the rim of the top of the mast to afford lateral support for the mast.

shroud

A place under ground, as a crypt of a church.

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The four basic elements of a turbine assembly in a gas turbine engine are the case, stator, shroud, and rotor.
shroud
Single entry shrouded centrifugal compressor/impeller.
shroud
i. A sheet-metal cover placed over an air-cooled engine to pick up and force cooling air through the cylinder fins to remove heat.
ii. A peripheral ring called a turbine shroud ring, fitted to prevent the escape of gas past the tips of turbine blades in an axial-flow turbine.
iii. A covering plate on the face of a centrifugal impeller enclosing flow passage and preventing leaks.
iv. A circular duct surrounding the propeller or the propulsive fan.
v. An extension of the fixed surface of an airfoil, projecting behind the hinge line of a movable surface to reduce drag.
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You could make your own coffin or simply use a burial shroud. However, none of this can happen before a death certificate has been issued and the death registered with the authorities.
Sitting with the corpse, he watches in amazement as it rises and sheds the burial shroud, revealing dark-haired Ligeia, reborn.
Luigi Conella, scientific adviser to the Archbishop of Turin, has confirmed that radiocarbon dating showed that the shroud -- a linen relic believed by many to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ -- was woven in the 14th century.
PESHAWAR -- Following the wave of violence witnessed in the run up to the elections, the Peshawar's deputy commissioner on Monday announced that he has arranged 1,000 kafans (burial shroud) as a preemptive measure for the polling day.
The cloth is what remains of a burial shroud found in BantAaAaAeA n Islan Romblon.
The cloth is said to bear the image of Jesus and some Christians believe it was his burial shroud.
The apparition was wearing some type of flowing pale antiquated nightdress - or possibly a burial shroud - and she also wore a huge toothless grin on her macabre face as she hovered along with the train outside the window.
They wear white gowns (symbolizing the burial shroud), wide black cloaks (symbolizing the earth of the grave) and high brown caps (symbolizing a tombstone).
Protesters chanted, "We want a cemetery, not a palace!" and staged a mock funeral, wrapping a burial shroud around a fake body.
1) The current consensus of research is that the Shroud is the authentic burial shroud of Christ as recounted in the four gospels.
Taking into account the wave of violence and terrorist attacks witnessed in the run-up to the elections, Peshawar's deputy commissioner arranged 1,000 kafans (burial shroud) as a pre-emptive measure.
When contacted anew, Payana said the family used the money to buy a white cloth to be used as a burial shroud, to pay for grave diggers and the burial ground and to give an imam, a Muslim priest, a token fee.