Out-of-plumb


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Out-of-plumb

A structural member which is not properly aligned in a true vertical fashion.

out-of-plumb

Not truly vertical, according to a plumb line.
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Alternatively, the new glass door frame on the out-of-plumb wall can be shimmed to make it plumb and the space between it and the house wall trimmed.
(10mm) clear glass, stainless steel corrosion resistant hardware, various desirable hardware finishes - polished chrome, brushed stainless steel and oil rubbed bronze - and is reversibly engineered for either left or right hand opening with a 1/4-inch out-of-plumb adjustability.
Here we're showing how to fit a casing against an out-of-plumb wall.
and the Colorado Department of Transportation, which were responsible for putting the girder and its bracing in place, and due to deficiencies in the installation of the girder and the bracing, so that the bracing ultimately failed to adequately secure the out-of-plumb girder to the existing bridge deck."
Obvious signs are out-of-plumb columns that are twisted or bowing.
Bowing, bulging, and out-of-plumb alignment are of particular concern.