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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The optionally available AMG performance seats provide even more lateral support with more heavily contoured backrest and seat cushion side bolsters.
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.
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.
The Group was listed in the main board of Stock Exchange in Hong Kong in October 2014 and is principally engaged in the provision of (i) foundation works, including the construction of bored piles, rock socketed H-piles and excavation and lateral support works; and (ii) ancillary services, including site investigation and removal of installed piles.
Its buttress, made of Sorbothane, a viscoelastic material, offers lateral support and containment for the knee cap to keep it securely in place.
Seats provide firm lateral support and plenty of leg and head room.
The driver and front passenger can relax in plush leather seats offering optimum lateral support and long-distance comfort whilst they experience the most peaceful of rides with BMW's best-in- class noise insulation.
050-inch deep milled into the rib grooves, the sight has plenty of lateral support.
Atkins' scope of work includes detailed design for the substructure including foundations, basement and ground floor, and excavation and lateral support for construction, associated road works and external drainage adjacent to the building as well as site supervision over a period of ten months.
The new-design driver's seat is more comfortable and provides better lateral support.
The sport seats have power adjustments, high side panels for optimal lateral support, integrated head restraints, a lumbar support and a pull-out thigh support.

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