lateral support


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lateral support

[′lad·ə·rəl sə′pȯrt]
(civil engineering)
Horizontal propping applied to a column, wall, or pier across its smallest dimension.

lateral support

The bracing for a wall, beam, or structural member, either horizontal (by roof or floor constructions) or vertical (by pilasters, columns, or cross walls).
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Unfortunately, this surgical technique seems to be associated with inconsistent long-term results, mainly involving recurrence of the collapse laterally and a depression at the level of the pyriform aperture, likely due to weak lateral support.
The optionally available AMG performance seats provide even more lateral support with more heavily contoured backrest and seat cushion side bolsters.
The zones increase the lateral support between thread joints and stabilize the connections to provide greater energy transfer.
The dual cylindrical contact zones in the nose and rear of the XT threads significantly increase the lateral support between thread joints and stabilize the connections with more rigidity to provide better energy transfer.
The single sculpted pier and radial arm gangway is a highly innovative approach to river terminal design, which provides all the lateral support necessary for the pontoon, without the need for guide piles.
"I slip the three lateral support braces out of the tees and put them in the boat.
There are a range of options on offer, including a performance steering wheel in black nappa leather/Alcantara or performance seats with a more strongly contoured seat shape for enhanced lateral support plus integral head restraints.
The front seats have a wider range of adjustment, while rear passengers benefit from easier access, more headroom, a longer seat surface and improved lateral support.
Its soft leather upper afforded comfort, the trio of stripes added lateral support, and the high-traction gum rubber outsole let players kick around on icy turf without snapping their necks.
In the Honda you get deep bucket seats which add to the racer image and give loads of lateral support. They're just difficult to get in and out of and if you want to see out the back -- you can't.
The steering could use a little more heft and refinement can suffer if you choose bigger alloy wheels but the front seats offer plenty of lateral support.
The seats are excellent, offering plenty of lateral support and the manual gearbox is one you'll have great joy in slamming home.

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