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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
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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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Objectives: To explore whether coping strategies and general anxiety are associated with pregnancy-specific stress (PSS) and how much of variance of PSS is explained with these variables.
The participants completed three questionnaires including; Pregnancy experience scale (PES-41), Ways of Coping Questionnaire (WCQ), and State-Trait anxiety inventory (SATI).
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Waukesha, WI, August 31, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Metal-Era, Inc., the national leader in commercial engineered roof solutions, announces the addition of two new coping systems to their Creative Design product line, Reveal Coping and Cornice Coping.
(2) Coping Stones: Depending upon the type of coping stones you should look for various things: On all copings the cross and bed joints should be sealed; the bed joints with cement and the cross joints with cement and an expandable type of caulking -- in order to prevent water penetration as the joints expand and contract with the weather.
On clay stones, the joints are the major problem and precast copings should be looked at more carefully.
This research attempts to find out difference in use of problem and emotion coping strategies of patients with depressive, anxiety, schizophrenia and substance-related disorders.
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This study was designed to directly examine the magnitude and determinants' of socio-demographic variables in social support, coping and subjective well-being among the individuals who had cardiovascular and kidney diseases.
It is well established in researches that the socio- demographic variables are associated with a "broad range of human health behaviors and active coping efforts" (Natthan et al 2008; Thrope, Lewis, and Streba 2008).