Coping


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coping

[′kōp·iŋ]
(building construction)
A covering course on a wall.
(mechanical engineering)
Shaping stone or other nonmetallic substance with a grinding wheel.
(mining engineering)
Process of cutting and trimming the edges of stone slabs.
Process of cutting a stone slab into two pieces.

Coping

A protective covering over the top course of a wall or parapet, either flat or sloping on the upper surface to throw off water. If it extends beyond the wall, it may be cut with a drip to protect the wall surface below.

raking coping

A coping set on an inclined surface, as at a gable end.

coping

coping of terra-cotta
A protective cap, top, or cover of wall, parapet, pilaster, or chimney; often of stone, terra-cotta, concrete, metal, or wood. May be flat, but commonly sloping, double-beveled, or curved to shed water so as to protect masonry below from penetration of water from above. Most effective if extended beyond wall face and cut with a drip. Also see featheredged coping.
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One way in which coping has been studied in the sport psychology and general psychology literature is the concept of coping style.
They postulated that when negative religious coping conflicts are appropriately resolved, they can lead to positive outcomes.
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According to Schwarzcr and Taubcrt (2002), proactive and preventive coping differ in two ways.
One Coping is ANSI/SPRI ES-1 tested to comply with the International Building Code and also comes with a 5 year Workmanship Warranty.
The present study sought to examine the association between various forms of coping strategies and infertility stress.
Reveal Coping and Cornice Coping have full, snap-on designs that supplies fast and easy installation along with superior performance in severe weather events.
Passive stress coping is typically seen in more introverted personality types whereas, proactive stress coping is typically seen in more extroverted personalities, DECCAN Chronicle reported.
Endler and Parker (8,9,12) proposed a more trait and interindividual model for measuring generic coping characteristics.
Additionally, participants provided information about the ways in which a coping intervention could best meet the needs of low income, urban African American adolescents.
The nurses completed a questionnaire with items on health, work, and coping styles.